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posted: 1/8/2004 at 6:19:02 PM ET
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what family is the piano in --strings or percussion?

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posted: 1/8/2004 at 9:26:55 PM ET
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i don't know. did you know it is called Forte Piano

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posted: 1/9/2004 at 2:38:29 PM ET
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The piano is both. It is classified most commonly as a percussive instrument because the sound is produced when the hammer strikes the string.

It is also a stringed instrument because vibrating strings produce the sound.


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