upright piano


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upright piano

n.
A piano having the strings mounted vertically in a rectangular case with the keyboard at a right angle to the case.

upright piano

n
(Instruments) a piano which has a rectangular vertical case. Compare grand piano

up′right pian′o


n.
a piano with an upright rectangular body and with its strings running vertically.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.upright piano - a piano with a vertical sounding boardupright piano - a piano with a vertical sounding board
forte-piano, piano, pianoforte - a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
spinet - a small and compactly built upright piano
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References in classic literature ?
Alexander explained, as she crossed to an upright piano that stood at the back of the room, near the windows.
The single is a song he wrote especially for his brother's wedding as a surprise 'first-dance' song and the track was recorded on his beloved upright piano in his home in Durham by producer Liam Kane.
Whether singing whilst playing acoustic guitar or the upright piano that normally stands in the corner of the concert room, Ben is exceptional.
During the songwriting process it became apparent that we wanted to incorporate ideas that had been written on an upright piano at home.
An upright piano means the soundboard is vertical versus horizontal as in a grand piano.
My mother came to the rescue with this upright piano.
One particularly posh lady had her own salmon smoker who played an upright piano while the fish dangled and cured next door.
A long bar sits beneath a row of globe lamps and a huge skylight, and at the end of it an upright piano is ready for daily live music.
A wide range of musical instruments, including acoustic and electric guitars, keyboards and upright piano, dance mats, microphones, drums, tambourines, recorders and multi-instrument musical kits.
In fact, we've tried to do the same thing in Merthyr with an old upright piano we salvaged from the nearby dump and had re-tuned.
The resourceful pair logged on to internet auction site Ebay and put in a bid for a second hand upright piano being sold by a music school in Leaming ton.
Other rare items up for grabs include Bob Dylan's handwritten lyrics to Like A Rolling Stone and John Lennon's upright piano.