WONDER #1142: Why Do Pianos Have 88 Keys?
Question 1 of 3
What major piano manufacturer moved to 88 keys in the late 19th century, leading many other piano manufacturers to do the same?
- Stuart and Sons
Question 2 of 3
The Stuart and Sons “super” grand piano has how many extra keys?
Question 3 of 3
The black keys on a piano represent what compared to the white keys?
- half steps
- all of the above
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