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LC control 85101722
LC classificationML649.8 ML747 History
MT220 MT255 Instruction
Topical headingPiano
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Variant(s)Concert grand (Piano)
Grand piano
Spinet (Piano)
Spinnet (Piano)
Upright piano
See alsoKeyboard instruments
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Toy piano
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Found inWeb. 3.
New Grove, 2nd ed. WWW site, Aug. 13, 2002 (Pianoforte (piano): a keyboard instrument distinguished by the fact that its strings are struck by rebounding hammers rather than plucked (as in the harpsichord) or struck by tangents that remain in contact with the strings (as in the clavichord); in the Hornbostel-Sachs classification of instruments, reckoned as a box zither)
Handel, G.F. Six overtures fitted to the harpsichord or spinnet, 1737.