Organ Fun Facts

By Jacy Burroughs

1. The concept of the organ dates back to an instrument called the hydraulis, invented in Ancient Greece in the 3rd Century BCE. A hydraulis was a mechanical instrument in which the wind pressure is regulated by water pressure. By the 7th Century AD, bellows replaced water pressure to supply the organ with wind.

Ancient Greek Hydraulis
Ancient Greek Hydraulis

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Top 10 Little Known Facts About The Piano

By Brendan Lai-Tong

There are few activities more rewarding than learning to play the piano. While it is an amazingly complex instrument that takes years to master, it can also be fun for players of all levels. One of the greatest aspects about the piano is that it is immediately approachable and very versatile.

This is due in part to the wide selection of music available for piano, which spans many different styles and genres. There will most certainly be piano sheet music to play whether your interests are tuned to classical, jazz, pop or rock. Additionally, there are many great piano method books that make it really easy to teach yourself how to play piano.

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