Did You Know.....
1) The total string tension
in a Concert Grand is close to thirty tons?
2) There are about 7500
working parts in the working section of a piano (called the
3) A new piano should be
tuned four times in the first twelve months, and then every six
4) ‘Piano et forte‘ was the
original name for the piano, given by Cristofori?
5) Thousands of pieces of
wood are glued together to make each piano, and other materials
used include felt, steel, paper, iron and copper?