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Definition of Pianoforte

Pianoforte
Piano Pi*an"o, Pianoforte Pi*an"o*for`te, n. [It. piano soft (fr. L. planus even, smooth; see Plain, a.) + It. forte strong, fr. L. fortis (see Fort).] (Mus.) A well-known musical instrument somewhat resembling the harpsichord, and consisting of a series of wires of graduated length, thickness, and tension, struck by hammers moved by keys. Dumb piano. See Digitorium. Grand piano. See under Grand. Square piano, one with a horizontal frame and an oblong case. Upright piano, one with an upright frame and vertical wires.

Meaning of Pianoforte from wikipedia

- sound strings. The English word piano is a shortened form of the Italian pianoforte, derived from clavicembalo col piano e forte ("key harpsichord with soft...
- Pianoforte is a 1984 Italian drama film. It is the debut film of director Francesca Comencini. Pianoforte won the "De Sica" award at the 1984 Venice Film...
- Pianoforte is a 1975 piano piece by Canadian composer Claude Vivier. Pianoforte was commissioned as part of a set of eight pieces for the Tremplin International...
- The square piano is a type of piano that has horizontal strings arranged diagonally across the rectangular case above the hammers and with the keyboard...
- The pedal piano (or piano-pédalier or pédalier,) is a kind of piano that includes a pedalboard, enabling b**** register notes to be pla**** with the feet...
- ou pianoforte avec 15 sonates pour pianoforte et violon. (First collection of works for harpsichord or pianoforte with 15 sonatas for pianoforte and...
- Competition, informally known as The Leeds and formerly the Leeds International Pianoforte Competition, takes place every three years in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England...
- Concerto Grosso No. 1 for string orchestra with piano obbligato is a 1925 concerto grosso composed by Ernest Bloch. The work was Bloch's first of two published...
- String Quartet No. 1, in G minor c. 1867 Short Trios for violin, viola & pianoforte c. 1868 String Quartet No. 2, in C minor c. 1868 Nonet in B-flat major...
- Chardonne, Switzerland. His best-known invention was the Emánuel Moór Pianoforte, which consisted of two keyboards lying one above each other and allowed...