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Types Of Pianos


 

How many different types of pianos are there? There are many piano types, but the two basic ones are: horizontal(grand pianos) and vertical(upright pianos).

Horizontal pianos

Horizontal pianos are called like that because of the way the strings are arranged in the piano – simply, in a horizontal position. Horizontal pianos can also be called grand pianos which is more familiar term for everyone.

grand types of pianos

There are six horizontal or grand types of pianos:


 

Vertical pianos

Vertical pianos are also called like that because of the way the strings are arranged in the piano – simply, in a vertical position, also known as upright pianos. These pianos are not as big as the horizontal ones, that is why they can be found more in homes, schools etc.

vertical types of piano

There are also six vertical piano types: