Janko keyboard

Jan·​ko keyboard | \ ˈyäŋ(ˌ)kō-\

Definition of Janko keyboard

: a pianoforte keyboard invented in 1882 consisting of six rows of keys with three digitals to each note, those of each row being as whole-step intervals

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History and Etymology for Janko keyboard

after Paul von Jankó †1919 Hungarian pianist

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