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Purchasing A Good Quality Piano For The Home There are several important factors you will want to consider before purchasing a piano for the home. Pianos are available in many shapes, sizes, and price ranges, each fitting a different lifestyle and need. Because there are many types of pianos, the simplest way to learn about them is to visit your local piano stores to try out a few. There, industry experts can show you a range of models and help you make the decision about what type you want to purchase. It will however be helpful to know a little bit about pianos before testing them out. The classic grand piano design usually comes to mind whenever people think about a piano. Grand pianos are the larger and most expensive form of piano, but they are also the very best sounding. Grand pianos do range in sizes as the biggest concert grand will be around 10 feet long with the baby grand is 5 feet. The longer the piano, the better the sound - this is because longer strings have overtones which are much more in tune with the fundamental pitch of the string, providing a more pleasant and rich tone to the ear. Grand pianos can be really large and expensive, however, and are a better choice for someone with lots of space. To stay in good condition, a grand piano will be needing regular tuning and maintenance. If you are worried about space, but still want the feel and sound of a real piano, an upright piano might be the right choice for you. Compared with a grand piano, the strings on an upright run vertically so the piano only needs to be a few feet deep. This allows the piano to be put against a wall, taking up a lesser amount of space. The added benefit is the upright is marginally cheaper than a grand piano. On the downside, the shorter string length and smaller resonating body signifies that the sound produced will not be as rich and wonderful as a grand piano. For a musician who wishes to practice at home with only a little space uprights are a great alternative to the grand. Both acoustic types of pianos still use up space and can be expensive - many modern musicians opt to purchase an electronic keyboard instead. An electronic keyboard is not just smaller and cheaper than an acoustic piano, but can offer a number of features that traditional pianos will not. Different synthesized tones are functions on some keyboards allowing for combination music to be played which is perfect for non-classical pianists. They can be adjusted to different temperaments or tuning systems with a touch of a button and the electronic keyboard never really needs to be tuned. The greatest keyboards have what pianists refer to as “weighted keys�, which replicate the feel of a true keyboard hammer system by adding some resistance to the action of the key. This allows concert pianists to practice on electronic keyboards without feeling dizzy. Understand that some models of electronic keyboards will have much less keys than the standard 88 if you are interested in getting a keyboard instead of a piano as this is fine for a keyboardist in a band but might not be appropriate for a classical pianist. It is important to learn about the proper maintenance and care which ever type of piano you finally purchase. Pianos can seem like a piece of furniture, but remember - they are finely crafted instruments. Everything you need to care for your new instrument will be provided by the experts at the piano stores you make your purchase from. To get the best deal available, see what all of the piano stores in your area are offering. For additional information on Piano Empire Megastore, stop by their website at Piano Empire Megastore

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Purchasing A Good Quality Piano For The Home  

To get the best deal available, see what all of the piano stores in your area are offering. For additional information on Piano Empire Megas...

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