harpsichordist
harpsichordist \harpsichordist\ n. someone who plays the harpsichord. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Harpsichordist — A harpsichordist is a person who plays the harpsichord.Many baroque composers played the harpsichord, including Johann Sebastian Bach, Domenico Scarlatti, George Frideric Handel, François Couperin and Jean Philippe Rameau. At this time, it was… …   Wikipedia

  • harpsichordist — harpsichord ► NOUN ▪ a keyboard instrument similar in shape to a grand piano, with horizontal strings plucked by points operated by depressing the keys. DERIVATIVES harpsichordist noun. ORIGIN from Latin harpa harp + chorda string …   English terms dictionary

  • harpsichordist — noun see harpsichord …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • harpsichordist — See harpsichord. * * * …   Universalium

  • harpsichordist — noun One who plays the harpsichord …   Wiktionary

  • harpsichordist — n. one who plays the harpsichord (antique keyboard instrument, early form of the piano) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • harpsichordist — harp·si·chord·ist …   English syllables

  • harpsichordist — noun someone who plays the harpsichord • Derivationally related forms: ↑harpsichord • Hypernyms: ↑musician, ↑instrumentalist, ↑player • Instance Hyponyms: ↑Landowska, ↑Wanda Landow …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alan Curtis (harpsichordist) — Alan Curtis (b. November 17, 1934 in Mason, Michigan) is a noted American harpsichordist, musicologist, and conductor of baroque opera. After graduate studies at the University of Illinois (PhD, 1960), where he wrote his dissertation on the… …   Wikipedia

  • Malcolm Hamilton (harpsichordist) — For other people named Malcolm Hamilton, see Malcolm Hamilton (disambiguation). Malcolm Hamilton (1932 2003) was American harpsichordist. He studied harpsichord at University of Washington in Seattle and then taught at University of Southern… …   Wikipedia

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