grand piano


Definition of grand piano 

: a piano with horizontal frame and strings — compare upright piano

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Beecher said the Thursday night crowds are mostly locals who know each other, gather around his grand piano, sing along and sometimes bring in their own instruments. Pam Kragen,, "Piano man marks 25th year at North County restaurant," 18 May 2018 What was originally a breakfast room is now a music room where a grand piano commands attention amidst a backdrop of crisp gold and white stripped wallpaper and another original fireplace. Kathryn Gregory, The Courier-Journal, "Lush shade garden is a hidden gem in this Old Louisville mansion," 24 May 2018 Calling All Pianists And Students AVON — Calling all pianists and students. Show off your musical talents by playing the grand piano at The Avon Public Library's Community piano recital from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at 281 Country Club Road. Courant Community, "Community News For The Valley Edition," 19 June 2018 Hymns were played on a black grand piano rather than the church's 1879 pipe organ. Sarah Hauer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church holds service at MATC after devastating fire," 20 May 2018 According to Variety, Stanley Tucci has closed a deal to play the neurotic grand piano Cadenza. Chelsea Peng, Marie Claire, "Here's Your First Look at the 'Beauty and the Beast' Set," 31 July 2015 Performances are not restricted to piano solos but must include use of the grand piano. Courant Community, "Community News For The Valley Edition," 19 June 2018 Twelve is the number of grand pianos that will be sprinkled around the 55-acre Botanical Garden July 5-16 for the fourth annual Flower Power. Jesse Hamlin,, "Arts & Ends: Flower Power returns for fourth season," 12 June 2018 His wife, who runs teaches piano out of their home, was devastated when her grand piano was destroyed in the storm. Brooke A. Lewis, Jeff Forward, Houston Chronicle, "Woodlands residents sue companies over design of subdivision that flooded in Harvey," 31 May 2018

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First Known Use of grand piano

1793, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of grand piano was in 1793

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English Language Learners Definition of grand piano

: a very large piano used for concerts

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