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Dubrovsky’s eight string players, plus Mark Shuldiner on harpsichord and Brandon Acker on theorbo and baroque guitar, include some of the city’s finest period players.
Larson loved music and, in particular, listening to live music, said the PBO’s Nic McGegan, who’d organized a musical program with McGegan on harpsichord, mezzo-soprano Heidi Waterman singing, and Farley Pearce on the viola de gamba.
Stephenson will perform on a handmade replica of a 1720-era harpsichord like one Bach would have played.
At first, it was called a ‘harpsichord with soft and loud,’ thanks to players’ ability to control the volume of each note by varying the force of their finger strokes.
Rita Lilly, soprano; Mindy Ella Chu, mezzo-soprano; Addi Liu, violin; Gretchen Claassen, cello; Derek Tam, harpsichord; David Wong, guqin.
The music is performed by a chamber orchestra of unusual orchestration: theremin, soprano sax, trombone, piano, organ, harpsichord, percussion and vocals.
If filling up on raw octopus to the tinkling of a harpsichord is not your idea of fun, Moscow offers high-concept dining in other flavors.
The release turned what had previously been considered a lengthy piece for harpsichord, of interest only to Bach specialists, into a runaway hit.
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Origin and Etymology of harpsichord
First Known Use: 1611See Words from the same year
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Definition of harpsichord for English Language Learners
: a musical instrument that is similar to a piano but with strings that are plucked rather than struck
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