In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- On the best album yet in this still-young year, the group's jagged fold of guitar, bass and drums welcomes keyboards, harpsichords and even more keyboards.
- Mirinda sings a fetching aria about being like a jasmine flower - two harpsichords provide a charming accompaniment - and Elena Cecchi Fedi makes the most of it.
- Clavier or Klavier normally meant the clavichord, whereas the harpsichord was usually called Instrument or Cembalo.
- Five different harpsichords were used, one an original eighteenth century instrument by Pascal Taskin, the others copies constructed specifically for the recordings.
- Curiously, this is the one solo keyboard piece of Bach's I've heard that really demands a harpsichord.
- When pianos were first invented, they were similar in size to harpsichords.
- Her harpsichord and clavichord playing has influenced her piano playing, for example.
- With playing such as this, arguments regarding on which sort of instrument, whether piano or harpsichord, they should be played, become redundant.
- In both the concertos and cantatas, the continuo consists of harpsichord, cello, and theorbo.
- Mattheson's impressive Sonata and Suite make a fine exploration of the rich and powerful sonorities from two similar harpsichords.
- For a rather odd alternative, we have Glenn Gould playing four of the Eight Suites on a harpsichord.
- These six sonatas reflect Bach's increased interest in the harpsichord.
- Yukio and Pete tuned the viola da gamba and cello to the harpsichord, then Nikki joined in on the Alto recorder.
- The idea to put orchestral or vocal music on the piano came into being at the end of the 18th Century when the piano began to displace the harpsichord.
- Long experience of working together in an ensemble may help, of course, but there are often problems with the delicate flute, and with some fortepianos and harpsichords.
- In terms of tempo, you could take things more slowly on the piano than a harpsichord allows… it's the sustain again.
- It is usually associated with the organ, although it proves originally to have been intended for the harpsichord with pedals.
- I plan to visit museums where there are early keyboard instruments, either harpsichords or clavichords.
- William Christie is a fine Handel stylist though I was surprised he did not direct from the harpsichord as Handel would have done.
- The harpsichord was remarkably bright, and thus at times also rather overpowering.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.