See damper pedal
[fawr-tuh-pyah-noh] /ˌfɔr təˈpyɑ noʊ/ noun 1. a piano of the late 18th and early 19th centuries with greater clarity but less volume, resonance, and dynamic range than a modern grand, revived in the late 20th century for the performance of the music of its period. [fawr-tey-pee-ah-noh; Italian fawr-te-pyah-naw] /ˌfɔr teɪ piˈɑ noʊ; Italian ˌfɔr tɛˈpyɑ […]
[fawr-tey-pee-ah-noh; Italian fawr-te-pyah-naw] /ˌfɔr teɪ piˈɑ noʊ; Italian ˌfɔr tɛˈpyɑ nɔ/ adjective, adverb, Music. 1. loud and immediately soft. /ˌfɔːtɪˈpjɑːnəʊ/ adjective, adverb 1. loud and then immediately soft fp noun 2. a note played in this way
noun 1. a town in SE Ontario, in S Canada, on Lake Erie, at the beginning of the Niagara River, next to Buffalo, N.Y.
[fawrt, fohrt or for 1, fawr-tey] /fɔrt, foʊrt or for 1, ˈfɔr teɪ/ noun 1. a person’s strong suit, or most highly developed characteristic, talent, or skill; something that one excels in: I don’t know what her forte is, but it’s not music. Synonyms: talent, skill, excellence, strength, strong point, specialty, proficiency; knack, bent. 2. […]