FAQ About Piano
Who invented the piano?
The modern piano design is credited to Bartolomeo Cristofori.
What year was the piano invented?
It was invented around the year 1709.
How many keys does the piano have?
The standard modern piano has 88 keys and has a compass of seven full octaves.
What does the black and white keys represent?
The black keys are sharps and flats whilst the white keys represent diatonic notes.
What are piano pedals used for?
The piano pedals are used for changing the tone of the instrument.
How many types of pianos are there?
There are two major types of pianos. The Grand piano and the Upright piano.