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Keyboard instrument - Instruments in This Family

Updated June 14, 2019 137.6k views15 items

Keyboard instrument: list of all the most popular musical instruments in this family. Any well-known instrument in the Keyboard instrument instruments family is included along with photos when available. List includes Harpsichord, Keyboard controller, more.

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  • An electronic keyboard is an electronic or digital keyboard instrument....  more
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    A harpsichord is a musical instrument played by means of a keyboard. It produces sound by plucking a string when a key is pressed. "Harpsichord" designates the whole family of similar plucked keyboard instruments, including the smaller virginals, muselar, and spinet. The harpsichord was widely used in Renaissance and Baroque music. During the late 18th century, it gradually disappeared from the musical scene with the rise of the piano. But in the 20th century, it made a resurgence, being used in historically informed performances of older music, in new compositions, and in popular culture....  more
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    Keyboard bass is the use of a low-pitched keyboard or pedal keyboard to substitute for the bass guitar or double bass in music....  more
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