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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.

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1700, Pianoforte
1711, Term: Pianoforte

1711, Tuning Fork

Figures carved on a glass plate with a needle on a tuning fork.
A Needle on a Tuning Fork Carving Sinewave-Shaped Figures on a Glass Plate
Covered with Carbon Black
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Tuning fork invented by British musician John Shore, to overcome the difficulty of tuning his lute.

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Keller, Klaus-Dieter.  "A needle on a tuning fork carved these figures on a glass plate covered with carbon black. As the plate is moved from left to right, the sinewave-shaped swinging motion appears."  Glass Plate.  Commons Wikimedia.  Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 17 June 2011.  Web.  18 Aug. 2015.  GFDL, and CC BY-SA 3.0.
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