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<ul><li>The piano is a very popular musical instrument  </li></ul><ul><li>The  pianist  uses this instrument by means of a...
<ul><li>The piano was invented by Bartolomeo Cristofori </li></ul><ul><li>Pianos were originally made by hand and most hig...
Upright Piano was invented by Bartolomeo Cristofori http://www.pianokeyboard.com/images/pkc_cristofiori_hist.JPG 1709 1774...
<ul><li>The first piano was created by Bartolomeo Cristofori, a harpsichord maker. </li></ul><ul><li>It was first called a...
<ul><li>Square pianos were improved from the original because they were small and low cost when they were first invented <...
<ul><li>Grand Piano became more of a solo instrument, so it was louder than previous versions </li></ul><ul><li>The frame ...
<ul><li>Most technologically advanced version of a piano </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for multiple sound sets to be used </li>...
<ul><li>The piano has been a popular instrument for many centuries and they have been adopted for use in many different fo...
<ul><li>Concert Pitch Piano Services, . (2010).  The Piano timeline: a chronological history . Retrieved from http://www.c...
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  1. 1. Andrew Behery & Berwin Xie PLTW IED PERIOD 6 http://www.masterkit.com/rwc/images/fotos_productos/ligeras/harpsichord_double.jpg http://www.synthtopia.com/images/NEKO.jpg http://www.musicwithease.com/grand-piano.gif
  2. 2. <ul><li>The piano is a very popular musical instrument </li></ul><ul><li>The pianist uses this instrument by means of a keyboard </li></ul><ul><li>Many aspiring musicians learn piano as their first instrument </li></ul><ul><li>The piano is very versatile when it comes to what genres it can be used to play </li></ul><ul><li>Sounds is created by the tapping of keyboard keys (usually plastic) </li></ul><ul><li>The strings in the piano are made of steel, the frame is made of wood, and in some pianos, ironplates are used for different sounds. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The piano was invented by Bartolomeo Cristofori </li></ul><ul><li>Pianos were originally made by hand and most high quality pianos are still made by hand </li></ul><ul><li>Many different types of pianos have been invented over the years, each adding something new to the table </li></ul><ul><li>The new improvements gradually evolved the piano into an instrument for more solo performances and for more home use </li></ul>
  4. 4. Upright Piano was invented by Bartolomeo Cristofori http://www.pianokeyboard.com/images/pkc_cristofiori_hist.JPG 1709 1774 Soft Piano pedals were invented 1783 Sustain Piano pedals were invented http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.piano-lessons.net/images/assets/media/Pedal%2520Power.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.infolizer.com/%3Ftitle%3DPiano%2Bpedals&usg=__mOEwt9_zF3gXSe2u1I4bxSjBJqY=&h=217&w=300&sz=10&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=gY8KSEqXvHJ8IM:&tbnh=132&tbnw=166&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dpiano%2Bpedals%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26sa%3DN%26rls%3Dcom.microsoft:en-us%26biw%3D1003%26bih%3D558%26tbs%3Disch:1&um=1&itbs=1&iact=rc&dur=499&ei=cBmJTMK1PIOjnge717C1Dg&oei=cBmJTMK1PIOjnge717C1Dg&esq=1&page=1&ndsp=15&ved=1t:429,r:4,s:0&tx=75&ty=89&safe=active 1766 Square Pianos were invented by John Zumpe 1720 Grand Piano invented by Bartolomeo Cristofori 1929 Digital Piano invented http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_mOsqmOB4z3s/Ru_k0KlmJ4I/AAAAAAAABJ0/4jISN74yvPo/s400/Neo-Bechstein.jpg http://orgs.usd.edu/nmm/2673.jpg http://www.music.vt.edu/musicdictionary/textp/images/grandpiano.jpg
  5. 5. <ul><li>The first piano was created by Bartolomeo Cristofori, a harpsichord maker. </li></ul><ul><li>It was first called a “ gravicembalo col piano, e forte” or Harpsichord with soft and loud. </li></ul><ul><li>Before the piano, harpsichords existed, but they could only be played at one level of loudness. </li></ul>http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/images/h2/h2_89.4.1219.jpg
  6. 6. <ul><li>Square pianos were improved from the original because they were small and low cost when they were first invented </li></ul><ul><li>Strings of the piano run from side to side, instead of from front to back. </li></ul>http://www.ptg.org/images/museum/zumpe.jpg
  7. 7. <ul><li>Grand Piano became more of a solo instrument, so it was louder than previous versions </li></ul><ul><li>The frame and strings had to be strengthen because to create more sound, there needed to be greater tension in the strings </li></ul>http://www.webweaver.nu/clipart/img/entertainment/music/baby-grand-piano.jpg
  8. 8. <ul><li>Most technologically advanced version of a piano </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for multiple sound sets to be used </li></ul><ul><li>Improved portability compared to previous versions of pianos </li></ul><ul><li>Some include memory-used to save music the player has made </li></ul><ul><li>This type of piano is also much less expensive than large full sized wood pianos </li></ul>http://img3.musiciansfriend.com/dbase/pics/products/1/3/0/545130.jpg
  9. 9. <ul><li>The piano has been a popular instrument for many centuries and they have been adopted for use in many different formats including: classical music, jazz music, film music, and television music </li></ul><ul><li>The piano is a part of nearly every modern and classical musical composition. </li></ul>http://afreesingingvoice.com/piano_keys.jpg
  10. 10. <ul><li>Concert Pitch Piano Services, . (2010).  The Piano timeline: a chronological history . Retrieved from http://www.concertpitchpiano.com/TimeLine.html </li></ul><ul><li>National Piano Foundation, . (2009). History of the piano . Retrieved from http://pianonet.com/all-about-pianos/history-of-the-piano/.html </li></ul><ul><li>Powers, Wendy. (2003, October).  The Piano: the pianoforte of bartolomeo cristofori . Retrieved from http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/cris/hd_cris.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Shaw, Mike. (2009, April 9).  Interesting facts about musical keyboards and where to buy them . Retrieved from http://www.articlesbase.com/music-articles/interesting-facts-about-musical-keyboards-and-where-to-buy-them-862205.html </li></ul><ul><li>square piano. (2010). In  Encyclopædia Britannica . Retrieved September 12, 2010, from Encyclopædia Britannica Online: http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/561688/square-piano </li></ul><ul><li>The UK Piano Pages, . (2009).  A History of the piano, 1157-2007 . Retrieved from http://www.uk-piano.org/history/history_1.htm </li></ul><ul><li>WWW.GET-PIANO-LESSONS.COM, . (2010). Piano history: the complete story . Retrieved from http://www.get-piano-lessons.com/piano-history.html </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Berwin Xie </li></ul><ul><li>& </li></ul><ul><li>Andrew Behery </li></ul><ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_mOsqmOB4z3s/Ru_k0KlmJ4I/AAAAAAAABJ0/4jISN74yvPo/s400/Neo-Bechstein.jpg
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