from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A mechanical contrivance, invented by Kalkbrenner, for assisting persons learning to play the pianoforte to acquire a proper position for their hands. Also called hand-director.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The "hand-guide" is also unnecessary: its value is compensated by its disadvantages.
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