Evolution from Traditional ways

Traditional ways of teaching Art have evolved out of the box.

Addition to the already online Piano and Violin classes, Your Sempre Music now have Art lessons joining the online club.

We defeat the odds using creativity, innovation, a lot of cooperations and coordinations between students, parents and teachers!

One School for Your Right Brain

The left side of the brain is responsible for controlling the right side of the body. It also performs tasks that have to do with logic, such as in science and mathematics.

On the other hand, the right side of the brain coordinates the left side of the body, and performs tasks that have do with Music, Sound, Creativity and the Arts.

Piano, Violin and Drawing Art, all in One School. Without the need to run around town looking for three different schools, Your Sempre Music have simply consolidated everything into one place.

This is the place for you to rest your Left brain and let your Right brain have some fun for a change.

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The Grand Piano, What’s in it?

What is in your piano? What are the things that are making the sound?

The Piano is a piece of Art, an Engineered Art, made solely for making sound. Under the fingers of pianists, Music is born! Let’s take a look what’s under the hood!

The exploded view of a Grand Piano shows the Frame, Soundboard, Strings, Action, Pedals, Case, Pin Block, Bridge.

Typical strings design of a Grand Piano

How do you play a piano? Basically, you need to use a hammer to create sound. BUT WAIT!!!! Before you get any wild ideas and get a hammer, take a look at the picture below.

This is the Hammer. It is a felted mallet which is driven to hit the strings by the piano action to producing sound. Piano hammers have a spring like action due to two tension and compression forces. Highly compressed felt is formed around a wood core under high pressure to make piano hammers.

Showing an illustration of the Grand Piano keyboard action construction. The Action module consists of 57 parts, interlinked to allow the Hammer to strike the Piano strings when the pianist presses the keys. When the Key is pressed, the Hammer moves towards the strings, transferring kinetic energy into strings in approximately 2 milliseconds of contact time. The strings vibrates mechanically (structural borne noise) converting into acoustic energy (airborne noise).

It is hard to visualize the mechanical action, luckily, someone already created a simulation so we may all understand the mechanics.

Credits to Jared Owen. Part 1 covers the different parts and functions Action module of the Grand Piano

Now that we know the key movements, the next part emphasize on the sound quality produced with and without the pedals

Credits to Jared Owen. Part 2 covers the Three Foot Pedals of the Grand Piano.

The ingenuity and hard-work of engineers who makes the Grand Piano into a piece of art for Pianists throughout the world and ages. Upon playing on one such pianos, you will understand why it is call a Grand Piano!!

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