Internet Grand Piano Facts
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When was the first grand piano made?
The piano was invented by Bartolomeo Cristofori (1655-1731) of Italy. Cristofori was unsatisfied by the lack of control that musicians had over the volume level of the harpsichord. He is credited for switching out the plucking mechanism with a hammer to create the modern piano in around the year 1700.
Why are there 88 keys on a piano?
Pianos have 88 keys because composers wanted to expand the range of their music. Adding more piano keys removed the limits on what kind of music could be performed on the instrument. 88 keys have been the standard since Steinway built theirs in the 1880s.
Is Steinway better than Yamaha?
The model piano really does make a difference when comparing Steinway and Yamaha. Overall though I think you'll find Yamaha pianos to be much brighter overall. At the same time, you'll find Steinway to be a more creative instrument to play with.
How long will a piano last?
40 to 50 years
A rule-of-thumb answer typically given is that an average piano under average conditions will last 40 to 50 years. However, even after a piano has ended its natural life for a particular purpose, it may still have a new life as a used instrument for a lesser purpose.