• First Piano Model

    First Piano Model
    Piano History The first model of piano was created in 1709 and was a newly developed instrument of soft melodic sounds. This created room for more music to be created.
  • The Inventor

    The Inventor
    http://www.all-about-pianos.com/who-invented-the-piano.html Bartolomeo Cristofori di Francesco was widely thought of to be the man that invented the piano. Impacted his era and many to come with music.
  • Germany

    http://www.pianorestoring.com/history_education/piano%20history.htm The piano had a very large impact in Germany because many of the piano developments took place in Germany. There were 12 very skilled pianists home to Germany which allowed them to expand.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach
    http://www.key-notes.com/famous-piano-players.html He was one of the first great pianists. Bach's ability and genius lead to more pianos being built. Also, created entertainment for many people during the Industrial Revolution.
  • 1700's Demand

    http://pianoeducation.org/pnowhy.html During the seventeen hundreds there was a high demand for new instruments because many were being created. Out of the instruments made, the piano was the most unique. Growth was inevitable.
  • Piano School of England

    http://www.pianorestoring.com/history_education/piano%20history.htm The best piano players in the world left Germany and migrated to England and created a school. One of their goals was making the piano have a a better construction. This allowed for new innovations and money.
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven

    Ludwig Van Beethoven
    http://www.key-notes.com/famous-piano-players.html Using the piano, he made a career for himself. This allowed for new piano innovations and for the music industry to grow immensley.
  • New Materials

    New Materials
    With Factories making new metals more efficiently, creating pianos with better materials was possible. The sound was greatly enhanced because of factories in the Industrial Revolution.
  • Elegance

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piano During this time period there was a high class of elegance that came with the piano. This impacted the industrial revolution because more people wanted to spend money on them for social class. The production of the piano was greatly increasing.
  • Creating Pianos More Efficiently

    Creating Pianos More Efficiently
    http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_Did_The_Industrial_Revolution_Effect_Music By the mid 1800's pianos were being created quickly with good quality. This allowed more people to own pianos and the spread kept growing. The piano factories created jobs for many people and was less dangerous than other factory jobs.
  • 19th century Society

    http://www.scena.org/lsm/sm9-8/piano-societe-en.htm Entertainment is always a factor in society and the piano became ahuge part of orchestras. People would go to large cities and watch the orchestras play and listen to the melodic sounds of the piano. This made the popularity grow emmensly.
  • Moving Pianos

    http://www.modernpiano.com/modernpiano/default.aspx With such a growing demand for more pianos the process of moving them is challenging. The movement is nearly a work of art, but has helped with its expansion throughout the world.
  • Musical Keyboard

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musical_keyboard The musical keyboard was invented by Christopher Donison. This invention made learning the piano simple and efficiently which allowed for many more people to purchase the item.
  • Innovating Keyboards

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musical_keyboard Over time the keyboard had many manufacturers. Each of them made them differently with deifferent features and of different sizes. The deamand has decreased from the industrial revolution, but the want has increased.