clavichordist
noun see clavichord

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • clavichordist — See clavichord. * * * …   Universalium

  • clavichordist — noun Someone who plays the clavichord …   Wiktionary

  • clavichordist — n. one who plays the clavichord (early musical instrument) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clavichordist — clav·i·chord·ist …   English syllables

  • clavichordist — də̇st noun ( s) : a performer on the clavichord …   Useful english dictionary

  • clavichord — clavichordist, n. /klav i kawrd /, n. an early keyboard instrument producing a soft sound by means of metal blades attached to the inner ends of the keys gently striking the strings. [1425 75; late ME < ML clavichordium, equiv. to L clavi(s) key… …   Universalium

  • keyboard instrument — ▪ music Introduction       any musical instrument on which different notes can be sounded by pressing a series of keys, push buttons, or parallel levers. In nearly all cases in Western music the keys correspond to consecutive notes in the… …   Universalium

  • Johann Matthäus Leffloth — (getauft 6. Februar 1705 in Nürnberg; † 2. November 1731 ebenda) war ein deutscher Komponist, Organist und Clavichordist. Leben Leffloth wuchs in einer wohlhabenden, seit mehreren Generationen musikalisch geprägten Kaufmannsfamilie auf und muss… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • clavichord — noun Etymology: Medieval Latin clavichordium, from Latin clavis key + chorda string more at cord Date: 15th century an early keyboard instrument having strings struck by tangents attached directly to the key ends • clavichordist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Igor Kipnis — (27 September 1930 23 January 2002) was a well known American harpsichordist and pianist. The son of Russian bass Alexander Kipnis (1891 1978), and born in Berlin, he moved to the United States with his family in 1938. He learned the piano with… …   Wikipedia

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