Recent Examples of harpsichord from the Web
That sort of experience is exactly what Rauschenfels and Maust are hoping to provide this week with a free program of Baroque cantatas and period harpsichord works at two area venues.
Bit by bit, elements filled the arrangement: a dizzying, cyclical acoustic guitar riff, the lush rolls of harpsichord and Simon's whimsical whistle.
And there were instruments galore: Harpsichords, tamboura, Mellotron, harmonium, woodwinds, and a variety of guitars, pianos, and tambourines.
Zuzana Ruzickova, the Czech harpsichord player, is 90 years old.
The result is a film that tells the story of 20th-century Czech history and conveys a sense of the harpsichord as a living instrument.
Glover conducted with urgency as well as accompanied recitatives on harpsichord.
With HIP replacement, Cheng’s harpsichord could now offer an evening of novelty.
Cheng’s copy of a 1729 double manual harpsichord would be familiar enough.
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Origin and Etymology of harpsichord
First Known Use: 1611See Words from the same year
HARPSICHORD Defined for English Language Learners
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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