The upright piano was first developed in:
When performing, pianists are in direct contact with the source of the sound.
The one-piece cast-iron frame, a crucial development in the history of the piano, was invented by:
Alpheus Babcock of Boston, USA in 1825
There are [ ] keys in a full size piano keyboard.
The pedals are a crucial component of the piano. The function of the soft pedal is to reduce the amount and quality of the sound. On an upright piano, the soft pedal:
Moves the hammers closer to the strings