clavichord definition

  • noun:
    • an early on keyboard instrument with a soft noise produced by little metal wedges hitting horizontal strings.
    • an early on keyboard instrument creating a soft noise through material blades attached to the inner finishes of secrets carefully striking the strings
    • A keyed stringed instrument, today superseded because of the pianoforte. See clarichord.
    • A musical instrument designed at the center many years, plus general use, especially in Germany, until displaced because of the square pianoforte at the conclusion of the eighteenth century.
    • an early on stringed tool like a piano but with even more delicate noise

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