Origin of clavichord
Related formsclav·i·chord·ist, noun
Examples from the Web for clavichord
The invention which overthrew the clavichord and the harpsichord and brought into existence the piano was the hammer action.
The clavichord retained the box shape of its prototype, the monochord.How to Appreciate Music|Gustav Kobb
Bach was acquainted with the harpsichord, though he always preferred the clavichord.
Everyone acquainted with the character of the clavichord will probably admit that Luther's advice was judicious.Musical Myths and Facts, Volume II (of 2)|Carl Engel
Caroline drifted finally into the chamber back of the dining room, and they could hear the tenuous vibrations of the clavichord.The Three Black Pennys|Joseph Hergesheimer