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The Tangent Piano (Read 2226 times)

Offline Derek

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The Tangent Piano
« on: October 08, 2015, 01:03:28 AM »
Has anyone heard of this instrument? I hadn't heard of it til just a week or two ago. I suppose it is halfway between a harpsichord and a fortepiano, as it actually throws little wood tangents at the strings instead of hammers. Its tone varies from a harpsichord, to a harp, to fortepiano like sounds using various stops. I thought it was pretty fascinating. And, Schobert is pretty good!