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PIANO TIMELINE

History Of The Piano

Tracing the roots of the piano to the very beginning of consciousness, when man first became aware of sound.

LIST
Early 1100s, Organistrum
C. 1160, Staff Appeared

1157, Keyed Monochord

Keyed monochord instrument from 1883, at the Musical Instrument Museum, Phoenix, Arizona.
Keyed Monochord, 1883, in the Musical Instrument Museum of Phoenix. 1

The keyed monochord, an evolution of the ancient teaching instrument, requiring the performer to either touch, pluck, hammer or bow on a single string while manipulating keys.

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Playing a Keyed Monochord. 2

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[1]
Meyers, Tashaila Nichole and Argon233.  "Monochord de Poussot, Located at Musical Instrument Museum, Phoenix."  Photograph.  Commons Wikimedia.  Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 26 April 2011.  Web. 14 Sept. 2015.  CC BY-SA 3.0.
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ShapeChangingInstruments.  "Playing a Keyed Monochord."  Online Video Clip.  YouTube.  YouTube, 12 April 2015.  Web. 14 Oct. 2015.  Standard YouTube License.
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