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What are white keys on a piano called?

A white key on the piano is called a white key. It is a key that does not need to be used in a certain mode. White keys come in 4 types:

White keys have a white rim

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White keys have a white rim with a dark line

White keys have a white rim with a light line

White keys with a dark line

White-rim-only keys do not need to be used in certain modes.

White keys with a dark line

The most common type of white key is the dark-line type. The dark-line key is the most common type of white key because it is less difficult to see with your naked eye. Some piano players prefer these keys, whereas others find them difficult to use.

A dark-line white key has a black rim, a dark line at the top, and a light line at the bottom.

The dark-line white keys come in 8 different sizes:

A – 2-3/16″ B – 2-3/8″ C – 3 1/2″ D – 3 3/8″ E – 3 1/2″ F 4″ G – 4″ H – 3-1/2″

White-rim-only keys do not have any rim. In other words, the rim is just an extension of the piano. These keys have a dark line on the bottom.

A white rim

In most cases, you will know if a white-rimless piano is used with black keys. White-rimless pianos with black rim are not suitable for use with a white key. In this case, use two white keys (or use one white key and 3 black keys).

White-rimless pianos with dark lines

A black rim

Most white-rimless pianos with dark lines have a dark rim. This makes them a little slower to play, compared to white-rims with a black rim.

A black rim does not need to be used in a certain mode when you are playing a black key on a white-rimless piano with a dark line.

White lines and white keys

The use of white lines, called white keys or white keys with black lines, is an important characteristic of some styles of piano playing. When the white lines on a piano are white, they may be seen as ‘pure’ and have no rim.

The difference between a black