- a harpsichord.
Origin of clavicembalo
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Historical Examples of clavicembalo
This instrument was probably an upright harpsichord or clavicembalo.
The orchestra consisted of one lira doppia, one clavicembalo, one chitarrone and two flutes.
Meanwhile the pianoforte of the day, the clavicembalo, as the Italians called it, had been considerably improved.
This was the origin of the harpsichord, the name by which the clavicembalo soon became more generally known.How to Appreciate Music
- another name for harpsichord