Noun(1) a clavier with strings that are plucked by plectra mounted on pivots
(1) Curiously, this is the one solo keyboard piece of Bach's I've heard that really demands a harpsichord .(2) For a rather odd alternative, we have Glenn Gould playing four of the Eight Suites on a harpsichord .(3) The idea to put orchestral or vocal music on the piano came into being at the end of the 18th Century when the piano began to displace the harpsichord .(4) With playing such as this, arguments regarding on which sort of instrument, whether piano or harpsichord , they should be played, become redundant.(5) In both the concertos and cantatas, the continuo consists of harpsichord , cello, and theorbo.(6) Clavier or Klavier normally meant the clavichord, whereas the harpsichord was usually called Instrument or Cembalo.(7) The harpsichord was remarkably bright, and thus at times also rather overpowering.(8) It is usually associated with the organ, although it proves originally to have been intended for the harpsichord with pedals.(9) In terms of tempo, you could take things more slowly on the piano than a harpsichord allows├ö├ç┬¬ it's the sustain again.(10) Her harpsichord and clavichord playing has influenced her piano playing, for example.(11) These six sonatas reflect Bach's increased interest in the harpsichord .(12) William Christie is a fine Handel stylist though I was surprised he did not direct from the harpsichord as Handel would have done.(13) Yukio and Pete tuned the viola da gamba and cello to the harpsichord , then Nikki joined in on the Alto recorder.(14) A child of Johann Sebastian's first marriage, he was universally recognised as being one of the greatest harpsichordists of all time.(15) On the best album yet in this still-young year, the group's jagged fold of guitar, bass and drums welcomes keyboards, harpsichords and even more keyboards.(16) Ledbetter is a specialist in early music, a harpsichordist , historian and composer, with other writings including Harpsichord and Lute Music in 17 th-Century France and Continuo Playing According to Handel.
1. cembalo ::
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