keyboard instrument


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Noun1.keyboard instrument - a musical instrument that is played by means of a keyboard
accordion, piano accordion, squeeze box - a portable box-shaped free-reed instrument; the reeds are made to vibrate by air from the bellows controlled by the player
celesta - a musical instrument consisting of graduated steel plates that are struck by hammers activated by a keyboard
clavichord - an early stringed instrument like a piano but with more delicate sound
Klavier, clavier - a stringed instrument that has a keyboard
musical instrument, instrument - any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds
pipe organ, organ - wind instrument whose sound is produced by means of pipes arranged in sets supplied with air from a bellows and controlled from a large complex musical keyboard
forte-piano, piano, pianoforte - a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
synthesiser, synthesizer - (music) an electronic instrument (usually played with a keyboard) that generates and modifies sounds electronically and can imitate a variety of other musical instruments
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keyboard instrument

n (Mus) → Tasteninstrument nt
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Which H is an organlike keyboard instrument in which the notes are produced by air driven through metal reeds by foot-operated bellows?
Advancing this further, Moody Blues founding member Mike Pinder helped develop the Mellotron, a keyboard instrument which could simulate the sound of a string orchestra.
Though there's some speculation that the E Minor suite (BWV 996) was intended for lautenwerk, or lute-harpsichord, which was in fact a keyboard instrument that looks (and sounds, if you can find one) a lot like a lute.
Though there's some speculation that the E Minor suite (BWV 996) was intended for lautenwerk, or lute-harpsichord, which was in fact a keyboard instrument that looks (and sounds, if you can find one) a lot like a lute This contrasts with the E Major suite (BWV 1006a), which was almost certainly for a 'normal' lute."
With which keyboard instrument is George Malcolm primarily associated?
Presumably, the accordion part could be played on synthesizer, piano, or other keyboard instrument. The accordion part is not taxing, but does have the solo line at points.
Chinese elite appreciated the keyboard instrument that eventually evolved into the modern piano.
Maybe because, at more than 2,000 years old, it's the earliest known keyboard instrument. Maybe because after all those years it continues to be built, played and presented with new music by composers all over the world.
The benighted keyboard instrument was developed by a French inventor in the mid-19th century.
As is written in the introductory word, the clavichord is for music connoisseurs an ideal keyboard instrument allowing for the most effective contact of the finger with the string.
In music, what H is a keyboard instrument resembling a piano, that has strings that are plucked mechanically?