piano trio


Definition of piano trio

1 : a musical composition typically in several movements for piano, violin, and cello
2 : an ensemble consisting usually of a pianist, a violinist, and a cellist

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First Known Use of piano trio

1835, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Piano trio.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piano%20trio. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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