Fortepiano



[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 nɔ/
adjective, adverb, Music.
1.
loud and immediately soft.
/ˌfɔːtɪpɪˈænəʊ/
noun
1.
an early type of piano popular in the late 18th century
/ˌfɔːtɪˈpjɑːnəʊ/
adjective, adverb
1.
loud and then immediately soft fp
noun
2.
a note played in this way

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