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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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2013, Roland Grammy
C. 3rd Millennium BCE, Harp

Ancient Times

A cave painting in Magura cave.
Cave Paintings, Magura Cave. 1

Early man discovered at some point that stretching a string between two points produced a sound, and that by shortening the length or thickness of the string changed its pitch. Later, adding parallel strings together created a rudimentary harp.

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MarieBrizard.  "Cave Paintings, Magura Cave."  Photograph.  Flickr. Flickr, a Yahoo Company, 6 Sept. 2006.  Web.  13 Oct. 2015.  CC BY 2.0.
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