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Harpsichord

A keyboard instrument that was an ancestor of the piano. When the keys are pressed, the strings are plucked by quills. Because of this, it is nearly impossible to make changes in dynamics playing the harpsichord.

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Musical Dictionary

Musical Dictionary

Our Interactive Dictionary of Musical Terms®.

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Harpsichord

A keyboard instrument that was an ancestor of the piano. When the keys are pressed, the strings are plucked by quills. Because of this, it is nearly impossible to make changes in dynamics playing the harpsichord.

Category: Instruments and tools




Pronunciation:

Example:

 

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