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What is the difference Between 88 and 76 Keys Piano Keyboards?

Asked by Lynn , Last updated: Jul 23, 2020

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C. OWENS

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C. OWENS, philanthropist, MD, Bristol

Answered Jul 22, 2020

An 88-keyboard piano has 7 1/3 octaves, which makes it similar to an acoustic piano. This type of keyboard is used by expert pianists who usually play classical or sophisticated music. An 88 key piano has the octaves that a pianist requires with both the bass and treble keys being present. This type of keyboard is pricey and, therefore, you might need to ponder whether he or she needs the maximum use of it, for a beginner who wants to become a professional pianist.

In this instance, an 88-keyboard piano would be the best instrument to practice. A 76 key piano are those found on the left-most part and the rightmost parts of the 88 keyboards and never plays keys in the middle. Most people are not aware of which keys are missing with this type of keyboard.

Seventy-six keys piano is best for playing rhythm and blues, pop, rock, soft rock, and ballad songs, which makes it the right keyboard for those who do not aspire to play professionally, but they want to play for fun.

 

G. GRAY

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G. GRAY, Writer, M.A, Liverpool

Answered Jul 14, 2020

Music is an important aspect of everyone's lives. It can convey almost every emotion and be linked to a favorite memory, including a wedding day or a child's birth. In music, there are many instruments that are used. One of the most popular instruments is pianos. There any varieties of pianos that can be played, and one feature that differs between them is the type of keyboard the piano has. Two of those are 88 and 76 Keys Piano Keyboards. The main difference between these two is in regards to octaves. Piano's with 76 keys have 6 1/3 octaves, while 88 pianos have 7 1/3 octaves. 76 pianos are better suited for beginners, while 88 pianos are best for those with classical experience.
 

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