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Ever wondered why pianos have 88 keys?
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There's an astonishing 88 keys on each traditional piano (52 white and 36 black).
There's 7 full octaves on a piano plus three notes below the lowest C on the keyboard.
Steinway, a famous piano manufacturer, made this a standard in the 1880s.
Not really! If you're serious about learning piano, you need to have all 88 keys.
Yes, it does! Did you know that there's 36 black keys across the keyboard?
The white notes are called naturals, while the black ones are called sharps or flats.
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