Definition of Harpsichordist

1. Noun. Someone who plays the harpsichord.

Generic synonyms: Instrumentalist, Musician, Player
Specialized synonyms: Landowska, Wanda Landowska
Derivative terms: Harpsichord



Definition of Harpsichordist

1. Noun. One who plays the harpsichord. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Harpsichordist

1. [n -S]

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harpsichordist (current term)
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Literary usage of Harpsichordist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Story of Notation by Charles Francis Abdy Williams (1903)
"... sees in an old score the expression senza cembalo, meaning that the harpsichordist is to cease filling in the harmonies, and leave the instruments . ..."

2. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians by Theodore Baker (1919)
"Pelton-Jones, Frances, harpsichordist; b. Salem, Oregon. St. pf. with C. Faelten at the NE Cons., Boston, and Wm. H. Sherwood, Chicago, organ with D. Buck ..."

3. The Musical World (1857)
"And, in fact, as early as the sixteenth century, we meet with Don Felix Cabezón, organist and harpsichordist of the court of Philip II. ; his sons, ..."

4. Fraser's Magazine by Thomas Carlyle (1857)
"The harpsichordist being absent,' says a contemporary biographer,* ' he allowed himself to be persuaded to replace him, and proved himself to be a great ..."

5. A Popular History of the Art of Music: From the Earliest Times Until the Present by William Smythe Babcock Mathews (1891)
"He was an indifferent violinist, and the other players were disposed to make a butt of him, although he was known to be an accomplished harpsichordist. ..."

6. Musical Composers and Their Works: For the Use of Schools and Students in Music by Henrietta Keddie (1887)
"It is said that he played the violin very indifferently, and was sneered at by his fellow-musicians, till one day "the harpsichordist" (the principal person ..."

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