A History of Equal Temperament

Did you know that there is more than one way to tune a piano? Back in J.S. Bach's time, the pianos and harpsichords and clavichords were not always tuned by the same method as we tune now. The system of tuning the piano that we use today is called equal temperament. Maybe the method of … Continue reading A History of Equal Temperament

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A History of the Piano

There is no instrument more versatile than the piano. It has a range broader than any other instrument, it is one of the most complex, and it is certainly the most widely played. Another aspect of its versatility is the vastly diverse styles of playing the piano. Some composers, for example, preferred to utilize it … Continue reading A History of the Piano