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The reproduction of the 1819 fortepiano is 8-foot long with a wooden frame.
Eric Hoeprich, clarinet; Catherine Manson, violin/viola; Tanya Tomkins, cello; Eric Zivian, fortepiano.
This was a nod to its composer, who led the 1792 premiere in London from the fortepiano.
Around the 18th century, the harpsichord was eventually replaced by the fortepiano and the modern piano, according to the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorale in San Francisco website.
Antonio Lysy & Tom Beghin Cellist Lysy and fortepiano player Beghin perform Beethoven’s complete sonata cycle for cello and piano.
Characters in these sections are mute while excerpts from Mozart piano fantasies are played at an unseen fortepiano by Renate Rohlfing.
During the text plates, the fortepiano's sound was puny in the large theater.
A pianist at a fortepiano fills in during the titles with excerpts from Mozart’s Fantasias in C Minor and D Minor.
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Origin and Etymology of fortepiano
First Known Use: 1771See Words from the same year
First Known Use of forte-piano
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