piano history

5 Fascinating Facts About the Piano You Probably Didn’t Know


The piano is often overlooked when it comes to interesting facts and new information. Nevertheless, here are 5 facts worth the read. 1. Pianos Have Been Sent to Space Before If I was sent to space, I’d definitely take an instrument with me to pass the time if I could. Ed Lu seized the opportunity to take an electric piano to space with him and play it. Lu graduated with an electrical engineering degree and was later chosen to partake in NASA's astronaut program. Three years later he was sent into space. On his third time going to space, Lu used [...]

5 Fascinating Facts About the Piano You Probably Didn’t Know2024-06-04T09:34:37+01:00

The history of the piano


Discover the history of the piano - from the inventions made by Bartolomeo Cristofori to the modern concert grand! By JaGa - Own work, GFDL, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3885374 The pianoforte, more commonly known as simply just the piano, is one of the world’s most popular instruments. The instrument actually dates back hundreds of years and in that time the world has changed beyond recognition – but how has the piano evolved with it? Although exact dates are unknown, most history books agree that the first piano came into being around the turn of the 18th century, and the invention is widely accredited to [...]

The history of the piano2021-03-01T10:18:46+00:00


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