pianoforti

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Anglicised: IPA(key): /pi.a.nəʊˈfɔːɹ.ti/
  • Italiphone: IPA(key): /pi.a.nɒˈfɒɹ.ti/

Noun[edit]

pianoforti

  1. plural of pianoforte Another word for the word 'pianos'.
    • 1850: Charles Dickens, Household Words: A Weekly Journal, p470
      He has played the grandest of grand sonatas and symphonies on the grandest of pianoforti
    • 1941: United States Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, Trade Promotion Series, p116
      Private persons and companies possessing, as owners or otherwise, pianos (pianoforti) and billiard tables (bigliardi) for their own use are subject to tax thereon.
    • 1968: Polish Music, Polish Music III №1 (8), p38
      …3 oboi, 3 clarinetti in si bemol, 2 fagotti, 2 trombe in do, 2 corni in fa, 2 tromboni, Arpa, 2 pianoforti, and four greatly enlarged percussion groups.
    • 1990: Alan J Day & Verena Hoffman, The Annual Register of World Events: A Record of World Events 1989, p100
      The year will be marked with a white stone by the lovers of pianoforti music.
    • 1997: Richard Taruskin, Defining Russia Musically: Historical and Hermeneutical Essays, p366
      …to introduce the concerts at which he and his son Sviatoslav (Soulima) gave the initial performances of the Concerto per due pianoforti soli…

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pianoforti m

  1. plural of pianoforte