All About Pianos

Wednesday, February 8, 2017


A digital piano is a popular musical instrument, which is also known as piano synthesizer, portable piano, weighted keyboard. This is a modern electronic musical instrument. It is a variation of electronic keyboard or synthesizer designed to serve primarily as an alternative to the traditional acoustic piano.  The intention is to provide an accurate simulation of an acoustic piano.

A number of digital pianos are also designed to look like an acoustic piano. They resemble both the upright or grand piano body style.

Digital pianos use either an electronic synthesized emulation of the piano sound or a sampled piano sound, which is then amplified through an internal loudspeaker.
Some digital pianos can also imitate other sounds besides the piano, the most common ones being pipe organ, electric piano, Hammond organ and harpsichord.

Digital pianos typically have weighted or semi-weighted keyboards, which attempt to offer the feel of an acoustic piano.

Advantages over Acoustic Pianos
Digital pianos do not come with the actual feel and sound like that of a real piano but they come with other advantages over acoustic pianos. Those advantages are highly useful as well as popular.

Digital pianos cost remarkably less than an acoustic piano, the price point also vary widely with varying quality, style and features.

Size & Weight:
Nearly all models of Digital Pianos are much smaller in size and lighter in weight than that of an acoustic piano.

Digital pianos do not require to be tuned, and their tuning can be modified to match the tuning of another instrument like a pipe organ or so on.

Since digital pianos produce their sound electronically, the volume can be made louder or softer using a volume control.
Digital pianos can be connected to a keyboard amplifier or PA system to produce a sound loud enough for a large venue.

Most digital pianos can be played using headphones, which means that they are quiet enough for practicing in an apartment or hotel room.
Digital pianos are often used in school and amateur performances to replace traditional instruments.

Digital pianos are popular musical instrument of great use.  

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