Category: Fact

A standard piano has 88 keys: 52 white and 36 black. But who decided this number would be the norm, and why? Before the piano was invented, composers wrote a lot of music for the harpsichord, which has just 60 keys. This meant that everything they wrote was limited to the harpsichord’s five-octave range. Then, the first piano was invented. Around the year 1700, Bartolomeo Cristofori, ... read more
Ruben Geerlings
He is loyal, has a creative mind, is social, has a big heart, is caring, loving and sharing. He is empathetic. He likes to make beautiful things. He likes to compose songs. Playing the piano is also one of his hobbies. He likes to be in nature and loves music. Contact with other creative people and or musicians gives him energy and also contributes to the development of this website; The ... read more
If one is not the other.
Yesterday.. All my troubles seemed so far away. Now it looks as though they're here to stay. The past is a place of learning, not a place of living. Don't get so focused on the struggles that you miss the gift of today. Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That's why we call it 'The Present'. Life is a gift, each day is precious. There's always a reason, however small to find joy ... read more
Cbra Systems; a music database for any occasion. Where do you get the inspiration from? This project, a Dj music multi-desktop, resulted from his passion for music and images. Cbra Systems is a non-profit organization, an art project, basically a digital blueprint from Ruben Geerlings. He searches the web for cool songs and he also has access to great songs through friends. Because good music ... read more