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Example sentences from the Web for pianoforte
The organ touch could now be made as light as that of a pianoforte, much lighter than ever before.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
Music, especially singing and the pianoforte, is almost in a more degraded position than painting.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
They decided to engage as pianoforte teacher a young lady called Marie Markovna Palchikov.
Thanks to her, he learnt to know the whole of Don Giovanni, and was never tired of reading the pianoforte score.
The future composer had no alternative but to study these works in pianoforte arrangements.
British Dictionary definitions for pianoforte
Word Origin for pianoforte
Cultural definitions for pianoforte
The full name of the piano, the common musical instrument with a board of black and white keys, eighty-eight in all. The keys operate hammers that strike wires. Pianoforte is Italian for “soft-loud”; it received this name because its level of loudness depends on how hard the player strikes the keys.