Definition of Clavichordist

1. Noun. Someone who plays the clavichord. ¹



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Definition of Clavichordist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clavichordist

clavation
clavations
clave
clavecin
clavecins
clavelin
clavelins
claver
clavered
clavering
clavers
claves
clavi
claviceps
clavichord
clavichordist (current term)
clavichordists
clavichords
clavicle
clavicle strap
clavicles
clavicorn
clavicula
clavicular
clavicular branch of thoracoacromial artery
clavicular facet
clavicular notch of sternum
clavicular part of pectoralis major muscle
clavicular percussion
claviculus

Literary usage of Clavichordist

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1. The Story of Organ Music by C[harles] F[rancis] Abdy Williams (1905)
"... He became organist of the Chapel Royal and clavichordist to Philip II., the husband of the English Queen Mary. Not much is known of his life: that he ..."

2. A Complete History of Music, for Schools, Clubs, and Private Readings by Winton James Baltzell (1905)
"... among them Domenico Scarlatti, with whom he had a contest as to ability as clavichordist and organist, and winning fresh laurels. Handel in England. ..."

3. The History of Music: A Handbook and Guide for Students by Waldo Selden Pratt (1907)
"Here the influence of Pachelbel became marked. Werner Fabricius (d. 1679), born in Holstein in 1633, won notice as a clavichordist when not 12 years old, ..."

4. The American History and Encyclopedia of Music by Janet M. Green, Josephine Thrall (1908)
"He was an organist and clavichordist of incomparable skill, and he produced masterpieces of composition in all forms, many of these forms being of his own ..."

5. Music Lovers' Cyclopedia: Containing a Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary by Rupert Hughes (1912)
"... 1734; organist and clavichordist ; composed important organ preludes and suites. (2) Elizabeth Riga, 17^6—1797 ; soprano, m. the actor B. (3) Theobald, ..."

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