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Learning to play the piano can be rewarding, educational and fun for both adults and children. Playing piano teaches discipline, improves math skills and builds a lifetime appreciation for music and instruments. Here are some terms to know if you are interested in signing up for piano lessons, buying a piano or servicing your current piano.

  • Upright – An upright piano features a rectangular back with strings that run vertical. These pianos fit well in smaller locations and are ideal for people just starting lessons.
  • Grand – The strings of a grand piano run horizontal. Grand pianos typically have longer strings than uprights and therefore have a more desirable sound.
  • Keyboard – A keyboard is an electric piano. Keyboards are lighter, easier to move and do not have to be tuned. they are typically used by working musicians despite the fact the sound quality does not typically stand up to a real piano.
  • Strings – The sound a piano makes comes from the strings which vibrate inside the instrument. Piano strings are arranged in thin to thicker sizes to produce the many different notes of the piano.
  • Hammer – The hammer is a small felt-covered mallet that hits the piano strings to make them vibrate when a key is hit.
  • Soundboard – The soundboard is the box of wood surrounding the strings which amplifies the sound of the notes. If you purchase a used piano it is important to check that there are no cracks in the soundboard.
  • Touch – The term touch refers to how a piano’s keys feel when touched and played. Musicians have their own preferences for key touch however everyone should look for an even touch when purchasing a piano.
    Knauer Pianos
    Tarzana, CA 91356
    We provide new and used upright pianos and large instruments like grand pianos and fine piano accessories, including Yamaha, Steinway & Sons and more. Get pianos for a great price in the Ripley area.
    Winton Music
    Find the best options for purchasing a piano in the local Ripley area at our shop. Providing the best deals on both new and used pianos to keep your skills sharp or teach others.
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    Edmond Music
    3400 S Broadway, Edmond, OK 73013
    (405) 348-0004
    Larsen Music Co
    4001 Nw 63rd St, Oklahoma City, OK 73116
    (405) 843-1573
    Michael Murphys Dueling Pianos
    25 S Oklahoma Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73104
    (405) 231-5397
    Jenkins Piano Co
    9347 W 186th St S, Mounds, OK 74047
    (918) 827-6340
    Bill Miller Piano
    8122 S Lewis Ave, Tulsa, OK 74137
    (918) 299-8863
    Twyman Piano Studio
    7900 Nw 23rd St, Bethany, OK 73008
    (405) 787-4737
    Miller Don Piano Shop
    5521 E 5th St, Tulsa, OK 74112
    (918) 834-1945
    Grand Piano Shoppe
    4411 E Admiral Blvd, Tulsa, OK 74115
    (918) 834-3872
    Norman Music Center
    317 W Gray St, Norman, OK 73069
    (405) 321-8300
    Gilliam Music
    2280 W Main St, Norman, OK 73069
    (405) 321-0080
    Miles Music
    1016 W Broadway Ave, Enid, OK 73703
    (580) 237-0910
    Exclusive Piano & Organ
    4945 E Redbud Dr, Claremore, OK 74019
    (918) 341-1575
    Ricketts Piano Sales
    407 W Broadway St, Muskogee, OK 74401
    (918) 687-1244
    Fowler's Piano Sales & Service
    35902 Airport Rd, Pauls Valley, OK 73075
    (800) 997-9022
    The Piano Barn
    2460 Highway K15, Udall, KS 67146
    (620) 782-3983

    Pianos are instruments that have existed for many centuries. Over the years there have been many famous composers and pianists, such as Beethoven and Chopin. These great pianists have inspired people from all over the world to embrace this unique instrument. There are 88 keys total on a standard piano and each makes a different sound. Today you can purchase a new or used piano at retail or wholesale prices, depending on where you shop for them. When it comes to music, there is so much to learn. The piano is simply one of the numerous instruments out there. If you take lessons from a professional pianist, he or she can teach you all about the different chords and strings, as well as how to play an upright or classic baby grand. The more you learn about the piano and other keyboard instruments, the better you will be at performing. However, before you actually purchase your own instrument, it is best to understand what it is you want from a piano. While some people may prefer an antique baby grand for show, others may be looking for a used, inexpensive instrument to practice on daily. The internet offers helpful information about keyboards, piano key replacement, music lessons, and where to acquire the instrument you need. Do some online research before making any decisions on any new or used musical equipment. Stop by a music shop today and tap out a tune on the piano before making a major purchase.
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