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clavichord

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music
clavichordclav‧i‧chord /ˈklævəkɔːd $ -kɔːrd/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 APMa musical instrument like a piano, that was played especially in the past
Examples from the Corpus
clavichordNew little clavichord in his study, seventeenth century, and over his desk his charts and diagrams.I've got up again and put on G.P.'s clavichord record.When Cristofori built his pianos of the 1720s, the harpsichord and the clavichord were the usual stringed keyboard instruments.One must simply accept these performances at face value and forget about problems of piano versus harpsichord versus clavichord.
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