Pianistic Pianoforte

Piano

Meanings and phrases

piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. used chiefly as a direction or description in music; soft

piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. used as a direction in music; to be played relatively softly; softly

piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds; pianoforte; forte-piano
  2. (music) low loudness; pianissimo

baby grand piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small grand piano; baby grand; parlor grand; parlor grand piano; parlour grand; parlour grand piano

concert piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a grand piano suitable for concert performances; concert grand

grand piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three legs; grand
E.g.
  • The lead instrument on "Fool" is a grand piano.
  • Kelly retaliated by giving away Capp's baby grand piano.
  • Luckily the Ballroom happened to have a fine grand piano.

mechanical piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a mechanically operated piano that uses a roll of perforated paper to activate the keys; Pianola; player piano

parlor grand piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small grand piano; baby grand; baby grand piano; parlor grand; parlour grand; parlour grand piano

parlour grand piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small grand piano; baby grand; baby grand piano; parlor grand; parlor grand piano; parlour grand

piano accordion

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a portable box-shaped free-reed instrument; the reeds are made to vibrate by air from the bellows controlled by the player; accordion; squeeze box

piano action

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. action consisting of a system of levers that move a felt hammer to strike the strings when a key is depressed

piano damper

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. damper consisting of a small felted block that drops onto a piano string to stop its vibration; damper block

piano keyboard

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bank of keys on a musical instrument; fingerboard; clavier

piano lesson

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a lesson in playing the piano

piano maker

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a person who makes pianos

piano music

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. sheet music to be played on a piano
  2. the sound of music produced by a piano
E.g.
  • He is also an interpreter of his own piano music.
  • He also demonstrated piano music for Al Piantadosi.
  • He also composed many songs and much piano music.

piano player

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a person who plays the piano; pianist
E.g.
  • Grimes is an avid singer and piano player.
  • His mother was a classical piano player.
  • Col Nolan Col Nolan was an Australian jazz organ and piano player.

piano sonata

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a sonata for piano

piano stool

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a stool for piano players; usually adjustable in height; music stool

piano teacher

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who teaches students to play the piano
E.g.
  • He was the piano teacher of Alice Tegnér.
  • Elizabeth Battle (1857–1944) originally worked as a piano teacher.
  • She also was a piano teacher until her death in 1981 at the age of 92.

piano tuner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who tunes pianos; tuner

piano wire

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. thin steel wire of high tensile strength

player piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a mechanically operated piano that uses a roll of perforated paper to activate the keys; mechanical piano; Pianola

upright piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a piano with a vertical sounding board; upright

solo piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Volume IX is for chamber ensemble or solo piano.
  • He is best known for his solo piano music and songs for voice.
  • 39 for solo piano by the French composer Charles-Valentin Alkan.

studied piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Then he studied piano and composition in Moscow.
  • He also studied piano at that time with Marie Jaëll.
  • She studied piano and danced as a child and teenager.

piano lessons

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her parents had her take piano lessons as a child.
  • He began taking piano lessons at the age of eight.
  • She also gave piano lessons to make extra money.

playing the piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Ang Li began playing the piano by ear at age one.
  • She grew up playing the piano and reading books.
  • He began playing the piano at the age of four.

played piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Perry played piano, produced and engineered the track.
  • At about age 14, Dett played piano for his local church.
  • Fame played piano for Billy Fury in his backing band, the Blue Flames.

playing piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Lorković started playing piano when he was seven.
  • Aslanian started playing piano from an early age.
  • Kadel began playing piano at the age of seven.

play the piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A nun, called Cecilia, taught Luka to play the piano.
  • Schuur first learned to play the piano by ear.
  • His relatives taught him how to play the piano by ear.

classical piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She started playing classical piano at the age of 5.
  • He began classical piano training at the age of four.
  • At the age of 9, Terry began learning classical piano.

violin and piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 150, (), for violin and piano in January 1887.
  • 35 (2014) "Sonata" for violin and piano, op.
  • During this time, he learnt to play the violin and piano.

piano concerto

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His other compositions include a piano concerto and a piano quartet.
  • 8 refers to the eighth piano concerto written by one of a number of composers:
  • His output also includes 3 violin concertos, a viola concerto, and a piano concerto, among others.

piano pieces

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1925, he arranged some more piano pieces, from Vol.
  • Szymanowska composed around 100 piano pieces.
  • Arlen also wrote some songs and piano pieces.

played the piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Moto Harada has played the piano since the age of three.
  • Wright also played the piano professionally for a dance orchestra.
  • Reed played the piano as a child.

electric piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The song features Billy Preston on electric piano.
  • In 1929, the electric piano was invented.
  • Their last single, "3.30", used electric piano and other orchestration .

piano works

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He also wrote several piano works and a film score.
  • Some of his piano works are also very popular with Chinese pianists.
  • Haertling composed a handful of piano works, including polkas and marches.

voice and piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She studied voice and piano from the age of seven.
  • 26 (2011) "Three Epigrams" for low male voice and piano, op.
  • 7 (1998) "From Mustai Karim", diptych for male voice and piano, op.

piano playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His piano playing was an integral part of the Pumpkins' performance.
  • Piano pedagogy Piano pedagogy is the study of the teaching of piano playing.
  • Lea sang "Grenade" by Bruno Mars while Gerard was at the piano playing the song.

piano solo

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Most of her works are written for small medium such as vocal and piano solo.
  • Later, the composition was again transcribed for piano solo by Vladimir Horowitz.
  • Sometimes it could be heavy guitars while sometimes it could be a classical piano solo.
E.g.
  • She composed songs with piano accompaniment.
  • Hand-cranked silent movies were shown with piano accompaniment.
  • Cash's version features guitar, organ, and piano accompaniment.

piano concertos

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Two substantial piano concertos were also produced.
  • Peskanov has written 17 piano concertos, including 14 for young pianists of different levels.
  • Johnny and Chris Rice performed Chopin's epic piano concertos on a nine-foot Steinway grand piano.

play piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • West then learned to play piano and guitar and trombone.
  • By age four, he could play piano, drums, and the violin.
  • Her father, a railroad worker, taught her how to play piano.

piano and orchestra

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 19, later arranged for piano and orchestra).
  • 31 (1967) for piano and orchestra.
  • 67 for piano and orchestra (ca.

piano trio

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Dvořák's last and best-known piano trio, No.
  • 97, by Ludwig van Beethoven is a piano trio completed in 1811.
  • 5, the "Archduke" piano trio Op.

guitar and piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He also played electric guitar and piano in Alphaville.
  • It is also used in guitar and piano strings.
  • Aside from singing, Derry also plays the guitar and piano.

studying piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He began studying piano at the age of 8.
  • Born in Fremont, California, Hsu began studying piano at 6 with Larisa Kagan.
  • Donegan was born and grew up in Chicago, Illinois, and began studying piano in 1928.

piano at age

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Tamborini began studying the piano at age seven.
  • Davenport started playing the piano at age 12.
  • He started to play the piano at age of six.

piano sonatas

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His student compositions included five drafts for piano sonatas.
  • The two mature piano sonatas (No.
  • Between 1947 and 1955, she recorded Mozart's 17 piano sonatas live.

piano and organ

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "Break", the closing song, is a ballad sung by Sideras, backed by piano and organ.
  • The "Original Sinsuality Tour" was a solo tour with Amos playing on piano and organ.
  • Beginning in 1962, he taught harpsichord, piano and organ at the University of Pretoria.

cello and piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 27 (2011) "Trio" for violin, cello and piano, op.
  • 69 for cello and piano by Richter and Rostropovich.
  • There are also many sonatas for cello and piano.

jazz piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In addition, she taught jazz piano at colleges and gave private lessons.
  • Jazz poet laureate Ishmael Reed enrolled in 1998 at the age of 60 to learn jazz piano.
  • Suhor returned to college at University of West Florida (UWF) in 2001 to study jazz piano and music.

piano and guitar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The thirteen tracks mix piano and guitar with vocals.
  • West then learned to play piano and guitar and trombone.
  • Liu enjoys playing the piano and guitar in her free time.

first piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • When Weiss was five-years-old she had her first piano lessons.
  • He attended a German school where he received his first piano lessons.
  • Yang began playing piano at age four as her aunt's first piano student.

piano and violin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Their instruments: cello, clarinet, piano and violin.
  • The instruments he used to play were piano and violin.
  • She grew up learning piano and violin.

piano nobile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The piano nobile houses a large Weapons Hall.
  • The piano nobile has tall, arched windows tpååed bnu samdstpne decorations.
  • It was constructed with the piano nobile on the ground floor and a mezzanine above.

piano performance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • in piano performance from Oberlin Conservatory of Music.
  • The music video features a piano performance of Frédéric Chopin's A flat Polonaise.
  • DeMoss is a graduate of the University of Southern California where she earned a degree in piano performance.

taught piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • During his studies, Harvey taught piano, and umpired SANFL games.
  • She also has a wide musical background, and was taught piano from the age of 4.
  • He also had a sister, Tanya Polunin, who owned a music school and taught piano.

plays the piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She plays the piano and supports A.C. Milan.
  • Bugs dances, then plays the piano where Elmer hides and gets bounced around.
  • He plays the piano.

piano studies

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He completed his piano studies with Germaine Mounier.
  • Wania started his piano studies at age three.
  • She continued her piano studies with Edwin Fischer and Rudolf Serkin.

piano part

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The song begins with a boogie woogie feel, with the piano part played by a then-unknown Jools Holland.
  • The song was written in producer Finneas O'Connell's bedroom alongside a recording of the piano part of the song.
  • Despite his youth, Rachmaninoff shows in the virtuoso piano part his ability to cover a wide spectrum of sound colors.

piano piece

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This piano piece is taken from the 1992 movie Poison Ivy.
  • "Black & Blue" is a blue-eyed soul and electronica piano piece.
  • Their romance started at the piano while practicing a piano piece for four hands.

piano ballad

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The song is a piano ballad, that features fiddle and steel guitar fills.
  • "Vuelo" is a piano ballad themed about tenderness, poetry and romanticism.
  • "Silvia" is a six-minute electronic piano ballad with electro house beats.

plays piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Throughout the clip, Bay plays piano in an empty room.
  • In addition to guitar, he also plays piano and percussion.
  • Rose plays piano, guitar, bass guitar, drums, and piano accordion.

piano version

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The cello and piano version is in G minor in 6/8 time.
  • The piano version was listed separately.
  • The song was released as a piano version on 1 September 2017.

took piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • As a child he took piano and baritone horn lessons.
  • As a child, she took piano, guitar, and voice lessons.
  • She took piano lessons from an early age.
E.g.
  • Then he studied piano and composition in Moscow.
  • At age ten he entered the Warsaw Conservatory of Music, where he initially studied piano and composition.
  • She studied at the Academy of Holy Name Conservatory at Albany, New York, then piano and composition in New York with Sigismund Stojowski.

works for piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Powers has written a number of works for piano, including "Flyer" (2004), "Piano Sonata No.
  • In 2001, he released a recording of Debussy's and Bartók's works for piano for Harmonia Mundi.
  • Goria wrote over a hundred works for piano, including studies, fantasias, whims, solo concerts, nocturnes of various themes, polkas, mazurkas, lullabies, ballads and "révêries".

began playing piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Kadel began playing piano at the age of seven.
  • Born in Kiev, Chernyavska began playing piano at age five.
  • Bowling began playing piano at age 5 under the Suzuki Methodology.

taking piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He began taking piano lessons at the age of eight.
  • At the age of 7, He began taking piano lessons.
  • He started taking piano lessons from Alfred Cortot at the age of 11.

took piano lessons

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She took piano lessons from an early age.
  • He took piano lessons when he was young.
  • Fraser took piano lessons between the ages of seven and seventeen.
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