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Is a Piano a String Instrument?

Is a Piano a String Instrument?

This is a somewhat debated question all around the world! Is a Piano a string instrument? Yes and No The Piano does actually have strings. Inside there are strings attributed to every single key on the piano. When you hit a key with your finger, it causes a...

How Many Keys Does a Piano Have?

How Many Keys Does a Piano Have?

The number of keys on a full sized piano is 88.  There are a number of different sized pianos and keyboards, but the standard full size is 88. 52 white keys d 36 black keys - Seven octaves plus a minor third, from A0 to C8.     Why has my keyboard or piano...

How Much Does a Grand Piano Cost?

How Much Does a Grand Piano Cost?

A grand piano is a thing of beauty, it immediately catches the eyes of anyone who enters the room and would be a  dream for many people to own one, (even if they can't play the piano) - but how much does a grand piano cost? The cost of a grand piano can range from...

How Do Violinists Know Where To Put Their Fingers?

How Do Violinists Know Where To Put Their Fingers?

When you see a violinist play, it is often awe inspiring - but the most common question people think is; how do they know where to put their fingers? Learning to play the violin is not easy, it is something that takes time, and violinists know where to place their...

Should I begin with an Electric Guitar or Acoustic Guitar?

Should I begin with an Electric Guitar or Acoustic Guitar?

Many will simply answer this question by saying that an electric is easier to learn on compared with an acoustic. However there are many factors to consider: Always choose the type of guitar you are excited about playing and work within the parameters of your budget....

How much should I spend on a guitar?

How much should I spend on a guitar?

Everyone beginning to play or deciding to purchase a new guitar wants to know approx. what sort of money do I have to spend to get a decent guitar? I also realise that it’s not an easy question to answer! When you say decent guitar, I’m not talking silly money top of...

Hardest Instrument To Learn (Top 5 and WHY)

Hardest Instrument To Learn (Top 5 and WHY)

There is a lot of speculation and disagreeing between musicians about the hardest instrument to learn... So much so that there really isn't a solid one answer to which is the hardest. Each different musical instrument family has unique characteristics that makes...

How long does it take to learn guitar?

How long does it take to learn guitar?

What is the first question that most people ask when they see someone playing the guitar or they consider learning themselves? How long does it take to learn to play the guitar? Unfortunately the short answer to that question is, "it depends..." not exactly what you...

Does a violin have frets?

Does a violin have frets?

If you're wondering; does a violin have frets? You're in the right place. The short answer is no; violins do not have frets. The longer answer is that way back when early forms of the violin were created and played, they were called viols. (These early violins were...

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