Definition of Piano damper

1. Noun. Damper consisting of a small felted block that drops onto a piano string to stop its vibration.

Exact synonyms: Damper Block
Generic synonyms: Damper, Muffler
Group relationships: Piano Action

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piano Damper

pianist's cramp
piano accordion
piano accordions
piano action
piano bench
piano damper (current term)
piano keyboard
piano keys
piano lesson
piano maker
piano music
piano nobile
piano percussion
piano player
piano players
piano roll
piano sonata
piano stool
piano teacher
piano tuner

Literary usage of Piano damper

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1. Elson's Music Dictionary: Containing the Definition and Pronunciation of by Louis Charles Elson (1905)
"The piano damper- pedal is often miscalled the loud pedal, but it should be used for its sustaining effect and not for loudness. ..."

2. The Pianoforte and Its Acoustic Properties by Siegfried Hansing (1904)
"The wool of these sheep, being possessed of less elastic power and not so well adapted for felting, is specially well adapted for piano damper felt. ..."

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