Upright

 

Upright (Randyjw; February 17, 2017)

 

Upright in balance

Of left and right, black and white

Like a piano

 

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7 responses to “Upright

  1. I never knew that; that’s very interesting. I wonder why that changed? I would think ivory would still be more difficult to procure than ebony, if ebony was actually the choice (not sure), though, in those days, I don’t think they limited themselves. I’ve never seen that; it would be kindof cool.

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  2. Wow. I just looked it up, and… Wikipedia to the rescue, as always! Here is a picture of an early piano with black keys and white intervals (see “Background” at Piano History and Musical Performance, at Wikipedia.org):

    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piano_history_and_musical_performance)

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