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anyone play piano?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Matthew Bryson, Aug 1, 2002.


  1. Matthew Bryson

    Matthew Bryson Guest

    Jul 30, 2001
    I was wondering how many keys does a standard piano keyboard have?
     
  2. Gia

    Gia

    Feb 28, 2001
    roseability
    *went and counted*.....mine has 85 (including black keys)
     
  3. lo-end

    lo-end

    Jun 15, 2001
    PA
    88 keys is the standard number.
     
  4. Why do you want to know? You going around stealing the odd key to make your own piano?

    :D:D

    Merls
     
  5. olps

    olps

    Nov 12, 2001
    Canada
    Standard is 5 octaves I believe, but you can find 4 octaves pianos easily.
     
  6. what about 3.75 octaves? thats crucial for Death Metal.. :rolleyes:

    :D:D

    Merls
     
  7. jazzbo

    jazzbo

    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    Miscellaneous
     
  8. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Yep. 7 1/3 octaves.
     
  9. i'm estimating 88, trying to see how long it takes me to do my british scales on that damn thing.
     
  10. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    That's 60 keys, which is what my Synth has.

    Standard is 88 keys.

    Didn't you watch the Dick Tracy movie?:p