piano

The word piano is a shortened form of pianoforte, the Italian term for the early 1700s versions of piano. Every modern piano has a total of 88 keys with seven octaves. It began in the late 1880s when popular piano manufacturer, Steinway, created it that way and has been the standard ever since. A typical full-size organ, on the other hand, consists of 61 keys with five octaves.

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Keyboard

  • Classical Piano (includes aural, but excludes theory)
  • Pop Piano
  • Organ