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  • n. Plural form of harpsichord.

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Examples

  • At the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, overlooking the river in the west of the suburb, Chief Executive Patrick Pickett said that harpsichords, double basses and cellos had been moved to higher floors and the building evacuated.

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  • The biennial Boston Early Music Festival, which begins on Sunday, is best known for its lavish period productions of rare operas this year, it will be Agostino Steffani's "Niobe, Regina di Tebe" of 1688, visiting early-music luminaries like Jordi Savall, and its exhibition full of harpsichords, recorders and viols for sale.

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  • The porter introduced me to one of those venerable ancient types all colleges possess: he had a gammy leg and a skin disease and a collection of harpsichords in his rooms.

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  • Never mind that Nacho Duato and Jirí Kilián, the popular and influential European choreographers, brought corsets and harpsichords together first, years ago -- though if you have been lucky enough to have missed that trend, Pérez-Salas's work is a reasonably attractive echo.

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  • Rousset uses one of the oldest surviving French harpsichords for the recording, too – arecently restored instrument from 1658, with a beautifully reedy sound that suitsthese pieces perfectly.

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  • Most impressive is the opening, with the dancers grouped in contrapposto poses, the distinctive Renaissance S-curve of the torso, as harpsichords sound.

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  • In retirement, he enjoyed making harpsichords and clavichords.

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  • J.S. BACH CHAMBER WORKS, Jacques Ogg, harpsichord, and Kenneth Slowik, viola de gambe and harpsichord, perform three sonatas and the Concerto in C for two harpsichords. 7: 30 p.m.,

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  • There are also synthesizers, harpsichords, orchestral string arrangements and even a children's choir, singing the part of the vengeful ghosts.

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  • Harpsichordists Elaine Funaro and Rebecca Pechefsky team up for a concert of old and new music for one and two harpsichords, with works by Bach, Benda, and Edwin McLean.

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