Playing Music


How many octaves does a piano have September 13

How many octaves does a piano have
The octave is the most consonant interval in music. A minor third is the interval between two notes that are three semitones apart, and it is somewhat dissonant. Modern pianos typically cove ...

How many notes are there on a piano September 13

How many notes are there on a piano
The range of the piano has grown throughout history. The piano of Mozart's day had a range of only five octaves, or 60 keys. By 1810, the piano had reached a range of six octaves, or 72 keys ...

How many people play the piano September 13

How many people play the piano
The sale of new pianos experienced a sharp decline in the years between 2005 and 2012. In 2005, about 35,000 new grand pianos were sold in the United States. As of 2012, that figure had drop ...

What are some basic chords for the ukulele September 13

What are some basic chords for the ukulele
Players play C minor by placing the ring finger on the third fret of the bottom string. Placing the middle finger on the top string, second fret is A minor. For F major, the index finger pre ...

How do you tune ukulele strings September 13

How do you tune ukulele strings
While the traditional ukulele is tuned to GCEA, alternative tunings are used when tuning specific types of instruments such as soprano, tenor and baritone ukuleles. Electronic tuners display ...

How many octaves are on a piano keyboard September 13

How many octaves are on a piano keyboard
The word "octave" comes from the Latin root "octo," which means "eight." While an octave only includes seven unique notes, the title comes from the fact that it ...

How much does a cello weigh September 10

How much does a cello weigh
String instruments create sound through the wood vibrating as the bow is moved across the strings. A heavier instrument requires more force to produce sound, so instrument makers strive to k ...

What are some good sheet music scores for marching bands September 10

What are some good sheet music scores for marching bands
Marching band music today is divided into several categories. The main categories are field music, stands and pep band, parade music, and drum line. Within these main categories are up to a ...
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