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  6. sound devices (equipment)
  7. [sound devices by acoustical characteristics]
  8. chordophones
  9. zitherlike chordophones
  10. [zitherlike chordophones: plucked]
  11. harpsichords
Scope note
Zitherlike chordophones having a keyboard which operates a plucking mechanism to sound the strings; typically of an an elongated wing shape like a grand piano with strings that run parallel to the keys.
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024