A short while back we outlined the history behind the invention of the piano with songs to play on the piano appearing shortly thereafter. Now we’ve got a beautiful visual from our friends at California Music Studios who’ve put together a graphic on the keyboard family, providing some history on pianos, playing techniques, and the fundamentals of a piano among other fascinating pieces of trivia.
Keyboard instruments are an important tool in music education, giving students a hands-on, visual means of learning music theory while offering a wide range of unique sounds.
So tell us readers, what’s your favourite piano fact? Do you think it makes you a better pianist when you understand the mechanics of the instrument? Have an interesting fact of your own to share about the piano or a pianist? Sound off in with your comments below!
This infographic originally appeared on California Music Studios. Derek R. is an Outreach Coordinator at California Music Studios, a personalized teacher/musician matching service operating in five counties in Southern California (San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside, and San Bernardino).
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