clavicytherium


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clavicytherium

(ˌklævɪsaɪˈθɪərɪəm)
n
(Instruments) a kind of harpsichord
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In the next room was a second clavicytherium, this one darker in color than the first; while both instruments are also called Donnerwetter and rest on seven slender pairs of legs, the bronze-coated brass legs of the first are replaced in the second by undulating, zinc-coated brass legs with a rainbow effect.
By the 1950s, though, the recorder started displacing the tonette in schools, and tonette production stopped soon after.Also on display is the clavicytherium, a rare instrument thatAAEs a vertical and more complex version of the harpsichord.
25) when he equates the bentside and bridge shape of the Royal College of Music clavicytherium as lying on the arc of a circle in the same way as Henri Arnaut's drawing.