In the years from 1992 to 2012, the college-level study of piano skills increased astronomically, while youth studies began to fall. Undergraduates majoring in piano studies increased by 25 percent, while beginner studen... More »

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According to the 2013 International Ice Hockey Federation survey, there are 1.64 million registered hockey players in the world. The three countries with the most hockey players (in order) are Canada, the United States a... More »

Digital pianos are best for people who have just started to learn playing this musical instrument. It provides beginners a glimpse of a realistic, fully weighted and full-sized keyboard action. More »

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The time it takes to learn the piano differs from one person to another. Factors that tend to play a role in the difference include the time dedicated to studying and practicing the piano, the age of the learner, experie... More »

A standard upright piano is approximately 5 feet wide. The height of an upright piano is more than 4 feet. This variety of piano is between 2 and 2.5 feet wide. More »

The piano came from an improvement made to a harpsichord by Bartolomeo Cristofori in 1700. The instrument was a modified keyboard that Cristofori stated could be played both loud and soft. The piano is named for the stri... More »

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