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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piano

The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented around the year 1700 in which the strings are struck by hammers.

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Many other stringed and keyboard instruments preceded the piano and led to the ... We are living in perhaps the most exciting time in history to buy, own or play ...

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History of the Piano. Welcome to the Virtual Piano Museum. We are attempting to give you a very brief overview of the development of the piano and a few ...

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The first piano was invented in Florence, Italy in 1700 by Bartolomeo Cristofori ( 1655 – 1732), a craftsman who repaired harpsichords for Italy's royal court.

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Let's take a look at the history of the piano. When talking about piano history, mention must be made of the early instruments that paved its way. The first ...

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The first true piano was invented almost entirely by one man—Bartolomeo Cristofori of Padua.” ... Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History ... The pianoforte, more commonly called the piano, became, by the last quarter of the eighteenth century,  ...

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As a concert instrument and the primary musical instrument in private homes, the piano enjoys a long and colorful history as an important source of inspiration ...

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This history of the piano covers the period from the piano's invention to modern times, with background information on its predecessors in earlier centuries.

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Pianoforte or fortepiano is the official name of the commonly spoken piano and it means "soft-loud." It was called so after the mechanism upon the first pi.

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Sep 5, 2016 ... The piano first known as the pianoforte was invented by Bartolomeo Cristofori. This "piano" evolved from the harpsichord around 1700 to 1720.