Results for: Harpsichord

What is a harpsichord?

The harpsichord is a string instrument, much like the piano in size, shape and the way you play it (for harpsichords with one keyboard). You press keys that will engange a sim (MORE)

When was the harpsichord popular?

It was popular since its invention at the XV (15th) century, because it was the first keyboarded instrument, and was regarded as a superior, upper class instrument. However it (MORE)

How does the harpsichord work?

Harpsichords can do many more things than a piano. When a key is pressed, a thing called a "jack" pops up and plucks the string. The jack doesn't necesserely pluck it, but som (MORE)

What are facts about the harpsichord?

harpsichord stringed musical instrument played from a keyboard. Its strings, two or more to a note, are plucked by quills or jacks. The harpsichord originated in the 14th cen (MORE)

What can the harpsichord do?

  The harpsicord is the father of the piano (forte). It is a percution instrument, because you hit the keys, but the sound wave comming out has the quality of a string ins (MORE)