Just like in a car the right pedal makes the piano go faster and the left one stops it. Wait ... that can’t be right. Let’s back up. Typically a piano will have three pedals although on some, especially older, models you might only see two and there have even been instruments with four or five … [Read more...] about What Do the Pedals on a Piano Do?
What is a piano? It’s not a harpsichord or a clavichord or an organ but all of these and other instruments share some common lineage or at least certain similarities. They all have keyboards of course although they can differ in length or even number; for instance organs commonly have two or more … [Read more...] about Before Pianos