Noun(1) a small and compactly built upright piano(2) early model harpsichord with only one string per note
(1) Before recordings were available, people had to wait to hear wonderfully performed music; at home, people either went without or made their own, at parlor spinet pianos or on the porch with guitar and banjo.(2) Two pictures feature color TV sets, and one couple poses in front of a spinet piano, a very rare object in a Chinese household.(3) In the great central panel of the Agliardi triptych, a guitar lies strings-down on a spinet and knife and, with a bowl of fruit deposited on top of it, becomes an impromptu piece of furniture.(4) According to her artist's statement, when she was a young girl, she demanded a piano; her parents bought a spinet piano for her, and her nursery school teacher gave her instruction.(5) I can practically see at the spinet my Aunt Ida sliding into ├ö├ç├┐Pale hands I loved beside the Shalimar.├ö├ç├û(6) In the spinet , the strings run obliquely away from the player, producing a wing-shaped case, or a trapezoid case in smaller instruments.(7) It will include harpists, a soprano soloist accompanied by the flute and spinet and music by Mozart as well as other lesser-known composers.(8) Sarah was fond of music and played the spinet (a musical instrument like a small harpsichord).(9) Matteo Ricci had brought with him a spinet , other Jesuits brought violins and flutes, cellos and bassoons and manuals on music styles.(10) Soon afterwards, they bought me a small spinet organ and arranged for me to take lessons.(11) These baby baby grands and tiny spinets produce three octaves from hammers hitting metal rods.
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