Pianos, like any other thing made by humans, have evolved over time. The very first piano was invented by Bartolomeo Cristofori of Padua, Italy in 1700. It had wooden keys and its mechanism was similar to a harpsichord in that it had a plectrum that plucked a string. The difference
Have you ever wondered how pianos work? How does pushing a key translate into sound, and why do different pianos sound so different from each other? It's easy to see inside of a grand piano, and probably most of us have looked inside once or twice. But you can also
Why learn how to tune a piano? We are all looking for ways to save a little money. Tuning your own piano could save you anywhere from a couple of hundred dollars (if you tune once or twice per year) to much more. If you just plain love all things
A piano humidifier helps extend the life of your piano and protects all the delicate wood. It's a great addition to your piano practice room during the winter months if you live in a climate where you're using central heat. You might need a piano humidifier year-round if you live
A piano dehumidifier keeps your keyboard action smooth, solves sticking keys, and can even keep your piano in tune longer!