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Robin Spielberg Apr 9
Beethoven first fell in love with a young countess named Julie (“Giulietta”) Guicciardi in 1801, but could not marry her because he was a commoner. His famous Piano Sonata No. 14, “Moonlight,” is dedicated to her.
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The Piano Shop Bath 10 Aug 15
inventor Bartolomeo Cristofori made only a few pianos, focussing on the harpsichord.
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Rhys Williams 24 Aug 16
Kirsty, we have the same piano
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Piano Gallery Aug 1
🤓  🤓 "Music has such a positive impact on our brains. When playing the piano there is plenty of information which our brains process in a short time period. Our multitasking abilities improve drastically." 🧠
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Kaufman Music Center Jul 27
Before the comes to a close, allow us to share just a bit of 🎹📖. The first piano was invented in 1709 by Italian harpsicord maker Bartolomeo di Francesco Cristofori. ✨
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Alex Conde 4 Nov 14
If it's got wood on it, it sounds good on it.
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RichardLawson Pianos Aug 21
In 1996, was named “Company of the Year” by
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Sarah 24 Nov 10
Abraham Lincoln used Chickering Grand #5070 while at the White House.
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Brana Records 20 Nov 17
Anton died on this day in 1894. A clear rival to and other great pianists of the 19th century, he also established a new Conservatory in St Petersburg in 1862.
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BlueTimbre Sep 7
DID YOU KNOW? >> The piano was invented in 1709 in Italy by Bartolomeo di Francesco Cristofori. He named it gravicèmbalo col piano e forte which means “harpsichord with loud and soft.” It was later shortened to “fortepiano” and finally to just “piano.” <<
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Claire Eadington 6 Apr 18
Fun fact: the sticky things are called pedal lyre backstays. Because they stay the back of the pedal lyre (pedal lyre = big lumpy unit with pedals on).
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Bill The Piano Tuner 8 Mar 17
🎼 Fact - 🎵 Did you know that the piano has 7,500 working parts? 🎶
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The Piano Shop Bath 17 Sep 15
A piano is 70% wood.
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michael.town 16 Jul 16
the middle pedal is colloquially referred to as "The Sinner's Pedal"
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Bill The Piano Tuner 15 Mar 17
🎼 Fact - 🎵 Did you that the piano is really a percussion instrument? 🎶
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The Piano Shop Bath 21 Aug 15
English maker Challen made the world's longest grand piano. 11' 8", 30 tons of string tension and 2000 lbs.
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Nicholas Richardson 28 Feb 18
# of keys on a piano: 88. # of days in a year on Mercury: 88. So if you played a song on the piano requiring every note exactly once on Mercury, at tempo of one note a day, you would have played every key exactly once after a year.
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The Piano Shop Bath 3 Feb 18
Did You Know #1: There are more than 12,000 individual parts to a Steinway Grand Piano. Steinway pianos are hand crafted and take nearly a year to build.
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jamenta 13 Jul 16
Beethoven first became famous as pianist, and only later as a composer.
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Allan 6 Nov 11
The worlds biggest piano is 8 and a half miles wide, with a range of 8240 octaves.
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