Tweet In this post we discuss in detail some of the individual components of grand pianos, and upright pianos. More ” nuts and bolts ” to enjoy. OUTER CASE The outer case of most pianos is made of hardwood, to act as a strong foundation from which the flexible soundboard can best vibrate. The purpose […]
Interesting information about grand piano, baby grand piano and upright pianos, and how their pedals work, what they are called.
Tweet Upright Pianos The mechanism in upright pianos is perpendicular to the keys. Sometimes called vertical pianos, they are more compact because the frame and strings are vertical. The hammers move horizontally, and return to their resting position via a system of springs and tapes, which are prone to wear and tear. Upright pianos with […]
Pianos, whether they are grand pianos, baby grand pianos or upright pianos, are played by means of a keyboard. They are one of the most popular instruments in the world,and are widely used in classical music for solo performances, ensemble use, chamber music, concertos with symphony orchestras, jazz and rock concerts and accompaniment for a variety of artists.
There are two main ways of learning to play a piano. You can either teach yourself or you can pay for professional lessons and there are advantages and disadvantages to each option.
Tweet The Advantages of Baby Grand Pianos If you are a keen piano player, then you may have considered buying one of the excellent baby grand pianos that are available from leading manufacturers such as Yamaha. Baby grand pianos are a popular choice with professional musicians as, like the full size grand pianos, they have […]