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Is a Piano the Same as a Pianoforte? And What's a Harpsichord?

By January 26, 2013

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Victorian Pianoforte Residing in The Queen Anne Mansion in Eureka Springs, ArkansasThis musical instrument is labeled "pianoforte", but does that mean it's not a piano? And a harpsichord looks much like a piano, but why does it sound so different? Learn more about these antique musical instruments including how they are alike and how they differ. Read more...


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