Definition of Clavichords

1. Noun. (plural of clavichord) ¹



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Definition of Clavichords

1. clavichord [n] - See also: clavichord

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clavichords

clave
clavecin
clavecins
clavelin
clavelins
claver
clavered
clavering
clavers
claves
clavi
claviceps
clavichord
clavichordist
clavichordists
clavichords (current term)
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
clavie
clavier

Literary usage of Clavichords

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1. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1880) by George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1880)
"8, 1717) praises the instrument and its prerogative over harpsichords and clavichords in the properties it possessed of piano and forte. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1889): ...edited by Sir by George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1890)
"... its prerogative over harpsichords and clavichords in the properties it possessed of piano and forte. It was thin, according to ..."

3. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1856)
"Two concertos for two clavichords, with accompaniments for two violins, viola, ... Two concertos for three clavichords, with an accompaniment for four ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"But Virdung tells us that even then clavichords were made longer than four ... The oldest clavichords extant have no more than two tangents to a note formed ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"There are aunt small clavichords having three keys and tangents to one шг of strings and others have no more than two tangents to a »otc formed by a pair of ..."

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