This article is from the Piano General Topics FAQ, by Isako Hoshino firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
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dissemination of information and discussion of all topics
related to pianos, piano playing, piano study and piano
music. Articles posted include, but not necessarily be
limited to topics such as:
- makes and models of pianos
- piano tuning
- mechanics and maintenance of pianos
- techniques used in playing the piano
- the technical or artistic merit of pieces
- techniques applicable to different musical styles:
classical, folk, jazz, etc.
- difficulty of mastery of pieces
- creating electronic accompaniment to piano playing
- non-acoustic piano-like instruments: digital pianos,
electric pianos, etc.
- composing music for piano
- compositions with a major piano component,
e.g. piano concertos or piano/violin sonatas
- teaching styles and techniques