- a harpsichord.
Origin of gravicembalo
1855–60; < Italian, alteration of clavicembalo harpsichord (by association with grave heavy); see clavicembalo
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Examples from the Web for gravicembalo
Fétis, in his Biographie Universelle des Musiciens, even states that he wrote sonatas for gravicembalo.The Pianoforte Sonata