Definition of Forte-piano

1. Noun. A keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forte-piano

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forswore
forsworn
forswornness
forswunk
forsythia
forsythias
fort
fort up
fortake
fortalice
fortalices
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fortax
forte
forte-piano (current term)
forteach
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fortecortin
forted
fortee
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fortepianist
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fortepianos
fortes
forth

Literary usage of Forte-piano

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dansk-norsk-engelsk Ordbog by Johannes Magnussen (1902)
"... piano, pianoforte, forte-piano. Pianoforte|fabrikant piano[forte]-maker. -skole tutor for the pianoforte, p. tutor [school, primer], -stol music-stool. ..."

2. The Universal Magazine (1793)
"Letter if a Friend^ containing feme STRICTURES on the general Ufe of the FORTE PIANO, ... to which the manner of touching the forte piano is ..."

3. Early Concert-life in America (1731-1800) by Oscar George Theodore Sonneck (1907)
"The Overture de Iphigenie, upon two forte piano, by Mr. Vogel and a young lady ... 6th A Duetto between a Forte Piano and harp, by Mr. Vogel and an amateur. ..."

4. The Diary of William Bentley: Pastor of the East Church, Salem, Massachusetts by William Bentley, Joseph Gilbert Waters, Marguerite Dalrymple, Alice G. Waters, Essex Institute (1907)
"After tea we had some agreable conversation & the young Ladies of the family entertained us with vocal music as an accompanyment of the Forte Piano, ..."

5. The Diary of William Bentley: Pastor of the East Church, Salem, Massachusetts by William Bentley, Joseph Gilbert Waters, Marguerite Dalrymple, Alice G. Waters, Essex Institute (1907)
"After tea we had some agreable conversation & the young Ladies of the family entertained us with vocal music as an accompanyment of the Forte Piano, ..."

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