Add to collection
  • + Create new collection
  • Diagram of an acoustic grand piano.
    Rights: Olek Remesz, CC BY-SA 1.0, 2.0, 2.5, 3.0 and GFDL 1.2 Published 12 September 2019 Size: 190 KB Referencing Hub media

    The mechanical action of an acoustic grand piano uses a number of different parts. When a key is released by the player, a damper falls back onto the strings, stopping the wire from vibrating and therefore stopping the sound or dampening the resonance.

      Go to full glossary
      Download all