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History of The Piano . Hakim Jones 2 nd Period Mrs.Ewell. Bartolomeo Cristofori. maker of musical instruments, generally regarded as the inventor of the piano. The Piano.

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history of the piano

History of The Piano

Hakim Jones

2nd Period


bartolomeo cristofori

maker of musical instruments, generally regarded as the inventor of the piano.

the piano
The Piano

The piano is a musical instrument played by means of a keyboard. It is one of the most popular instruments in the world.

the first piano
The First Piano

The piano is founded on earlier technological innovations. The first string instruments with struck strings were the hammered dulcimers.

who can play
Who Can Play ?

Almost anybody can play the piano from kids to elderly and even the blind.

music played
Music Played

Widely used in classical music for solo performances, ensemble use, chamber music and accompaniment , the piano is also very popular as an aid to composing and rehearsal.

used in what music
Used in What Music?

Every Type of music uses the piano in some way except for heavy metal. To the right is rapper Shyne playing the piano for a song.


Now we have keyboards, computers and even cell phones that can play the same tunes as the piano

without the piano
Without The Piano

Without the piano there would be no good music as there is today. We would be very miserable people

works cited
Works Cited
  • Orville, Jimmy O. "History Of The Piano." www.ask.com. 27 Jan. 1956. Web. 8 Feb. 2011.
  • Cary, Jim O. "Mystery Music Collection." www.bing.com. 27 Jan. 1996. Web. 8 Feb. 2011.
  • Peace, Shyne J. "My Music." www.bing.com. 27 Jan. 1999. Web. 8 Feb. 2011.
  • Olic, Kinnell J. "My Music." www.google.com. 27 Jan. 1999. Web. 8 Feb. 2011.
  • Knight, Bob U. "history of the piano." www.wikipedia.com. 27 Jan. 1999. Web. 8 Feb. 2011