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- n. Plural form of fortepiano.
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Mozart composed it at 20, possibly for the harpsichord, as fortepianos were not widely available in Salzburg, where he lived at the time.
"As you´ll hear when Natasha performs, these old fortepianos enable you to discover more of the personality of the music, especially when you match it to the composer," says Berak.
Streicher fortepianos are noted for their extremely sensitive keyboard, that is, sensitive to the player's touch - which requires much finesse on execution and are well suited with its Romantic breadth to such visionary works as the 2nd sonata and the