Translation of harpsichord in Spanish:


clavicémbalo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈhɑrpsəˌkɔrd//ˈhɑːpsɪkɔːd/


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    clavicémbalo masculine
    • 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.