noun, plural cem·ba·li [chem-buh-lee] /ˈtʃɛm bəˌli/, cem·ba·los. Music.
Origin of cembalo
Examples from the Web for cembalo
Of his compositions there remain four suites for orchestra, some small pieces for cembalo and some chorale arrangements.
The Concertino consists of a trio for two violins and bass soli, with Cembalo Obbligato.Handel|Romain Rolland
In 1685 (the year of Bach's birth) he published twelve "sonate da camera" for two violins, 'cello, and cembalo.How Music Developed|W. J. Henderson
During the seventeenth century, sonatas were written for various instruments, with a figured bass for the cembalo.The Pianoforte Sonata|J.S. Shedlock
It was performed on the organ, or cembalo or regal, according to circumstances.