harpsichords

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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.
harpsichords
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024