Piano–A World Of History And Class
Piano–A World Of History And Class, which I agree, with. It’s ashamed that I never learn how to play it.
Pianos have entertained thousands over the last century or 2. When we think aboutthis grand instrument, composers like Mozart and Beethoven come to mind. Thepiano‘s got their boost in the hundred years between 1790 and 1890. Yes, duringthe industrial revolution. This is when stronger steel and iron was manufactured.Helping in building strong Iron frames and Steel piano wire for good instruments.
The first company in Britain that manufactured pianos was the Broadwood. They madebig and excellent sounding instruments. By 1820 however, the piano had moved toParis through the Erard. Erard also invented the double action where the pianocould be played even the key was fully up allowing for rapid playing.
All manufacturers used this technique as time went on.
The first piano‘s had 5 octaves but by 1810 they had become 6 and by 1890 7. Inthe 19th century, it was to the piano‘s were tougher to operate. They requiredmuscle power to depress the keys to produce good quality sounds. However, as timewent on, softer strings were made that reduced this tension. Today, Electronickeyboards are simple to operate and give you the option of a piano with out itsbulk and weight.
Today, piano‘s come in 2 versions: the grand piano and the upright piano. In thegrand piano, the strings go away from the keys making them large. For thesepiano‘s, big and spacious rooms with high roofs are required. Only then can theybe enjoyed to the full
The upright pianos are more compact and sleek. The strings extend up and downallowing for space conservation. The company Yamaha produces some of the bestproducts in this line.
A modern day piano has 88 keys and miner. This key set represents all 7 octavesand the miners as well.
All modern musicians face a problem however. Due to the large evolution of thepiano, the compositions of greats like Mozart and Chopin are no longer meant forthese instruments. The instruments that these composers used no longer exist. So along and arduous task of interpretation is required before they can be played onthe modern pianos.
Not withstanding the above problem, pianos have still got that beautiful sense ofmusic about them. Today musicians like Yanni control your emotions using thisinstrument. Some even believe that piano music can help cure health problems.Indian classical music has such measures in its music.
Pianos have always been attractive to people who like beauty and romance. Theyhave been appealing to classical tastes as well. Producing haunting, cheerful andbeautiful music, the piano can never be forgotten. That is why so many people ownthem in their home and why even more wish they had one of their very own to sit atand play. There are not many things as relaxing as sitting down at your pianoafter a long hard days work.