Action Diagrams-Grand

The keyboard action from any piano is a very intricate mechanism, however the action from a grand piano is especially so.

This diagram of a grand piano action illustrate what happens when you press (play) a key.

Image provided by K. Wayne Land ©1998 

These photos are of a grand action removed from the piano.


These charts illustrate the parts involved with one key.


This is a slow motion photo demonstrating the movement of a note.


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