It’s Friday, February 21, 2014, and time for a Virtual Field Trip at ClickSchooling!
Age Range: 6-adult (Grades 1-with parental supervision-to adult)
Presented by Concert Pitch Piano Services in Toronto, explore the history and care of pianos with this simple to navigate website.
When you arrive at the “Museum Lobby” you are presented with a list of links that take you to images of a variety of pianos, each captioned with an informational synopsis. In addition to browsing the various pianos, some other stops you will want to make while visiting the “lobby” are:
- Piano History
- Evolution of the Piano
- The Piano Timeline
After perusing the museum lobby, be sure to check out the sidebar for even more discovery. Choose “Diagrams & Images” to:
- Learn to identify piano types
- Examine the construction of a grand piano
- View drawn animations of keys in motion
- Find the serial number on a piano to help determine its age
- Understand how to properly measure a piano
- Identify worn and properly shaped piano hammers
And if you still want to dig deeper, check out the other links on the side bar:
- Story of the Piano
- What’s Concert Pitch?
- What’s a Pitch Raise?
- Piano Tuning Facts
- What’s Regulation?
- What’s Voicing?
- Piano Care Tips
- And much more
If you are interested in learning all about pianos, then this commercial website has a lot to offer.