workings of the piano

The Workings of the Piano: For the Up-and-Coming Pianist

If you want to get into playing the piano, it’s a good idea to get a basic understanding of how the instrument works. Before you even sit down at the piano bench, or sign up for lessons, educating yourself about the instrument gives you a base to start from, and may even help you decide if it’s the right choice of instrument for you.

Yamaha Announces New Portable Keyboards

Yamaha recently introduced the 76-key PSR-EW310 and 61-key PSR-E373, the newest additions to the company’s line of portable keyboards. These instruments, which replace the PSR-EW300 and PSR-E363 respectively, boast expressive capabilities derived from the company’s flagship Genos digital workstation and PSR-SX keyboards, delivering a powerful learning experience to serious beginning pianists. Eleven Super Articulation Lite […]

Steinberg Expansion Pack for Padshop 2 Granular and Spectral Synthesizer

Steinberg recently announced the availability of Polarities, a brand-new expansion pack for the Padshop 2 granular and spectral synthesizer. Polarities contains a blend of electronic and acoustic sounds that bounce off each other in many different ways. With a sufficient 3.4 GB of content, German sound designer Simon Stockhausen has not only created a wide […]

Premium Piano Care Kit

Music Nomad’s Premium Piano Care Kit comes with everything you need to care for your piano. Music Nomad’s Piano ONE is organically formulated to clean, polish, wax and protect gloss pianos. The first one-step answer for achieving a showroom shine, this formula is infused with white Brazilian carnauba wax to deliver a transparent, protective shield on your finish. Safe on all […]