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harpsichordharp‧si‧chord /ˈhɑːpsɪkɔːd $ ˈhɑːrpsɪkɔːrd/ noun [countable]  APMa musical instrument like a piano, used especially in the pastharpsichordist noun [countable]
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harpsichordIt is impossible to fault the engineering on L'Oiseau-Lyre's disc of Bach works for harpsichord played by Christophe Rousset.Mention must be made here of Handel's other harpsichords.But Marcos chooses to stay behind the harpsichord and leggy ficus.You need more power to play the piano, but the harpsichord is about precision.The downstairs door must also have been open, because I could hear the clatter of the harpsichord mechanism.The harpsichord comes first in the title, and Boismortier inscribed the keyboard parts with considerable flair.
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