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 ?
An upright piano, brought from Sacramento, occupied the corner of the parlor.
Alexander explained, as she crossed to an upright piano that stood at the back of the room, near the windows.
From day one Weller, who tonight jumps back and forth from an upright piano, always had the knack of writing songs that sounded like instant classics, a talent that continues on his most recent album A Kind Revolution, represented tonight with songs which already feel part of the furniture; the pop soul of Woo Se Mama, the jazzy She Moves With The Fayre, and Hopper, the eponymous tribute to painter Edward.
An upright piano donated by a customer and music teacher sits right next to the front door of the store, which is located on a main thoroughfare through the college town.
Grotty-looking boxes clog the stage in the theatre sequences, and to leave the backside of a drab old upright piano up-stage for the whole evening is a mistake and breaks the fragile time-logic of the plot, which frequently moves from the West to New York.
By about 1860 the upright piano had for all intents and purposes swapped the square piano for home utilize.
The upright piano, from the studio of Record Plant Recording in New York, was much loved by the charismatic Beatle, who played it many times dur ing recording sessions for albums such as Imagine, Walls and Bridges and Double Fantasy - and shortly before he was murdered in front of his New York home in December 1980.
Contract awarded for Supply and deliver of upright piano for mep
Less Corbyn and McDonnell sitting in a war room plotting the wholesale slaughter of anyone with a double garage and more them struggling to get an upright piano up the 10 Downing Street stairs.
I remember the decrepit upright piano we used in the first stage of the competition in a crowded and noisy gym in Manila.
The upright piano failed to meet its reserve price Saturday when Los Angeles-based Julien's Auctions offered it as part of the "Music Icons" memorabilia sale at the Hard Rock Cafe New York.