His Variations for two pianofortes, op.
"Music: An Art and a Language" by Walter Raymond Spalding
He has had his pianoforte tuned, and actually proposes sending it up into one of these rooms for my use.
"Records of Later Life" by Frances Ann Kemble
I will call another day, and hear the pianoforte.
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen
Yet the decline of its popularity in comparison with the pianoforte may be accounted for on very rational grounds.
"Twentieth Century Inventions" by George Sutherland
I started up from the pianoforte.
"Weird Tales. Vol. I" by E. T. A. Hoffmann
A distinguished English amateur thus records his impressions of Chopin's style of pianoforte-playing compared with those of other masters.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
For the history of the clavicytherium considered as a forerunner of the pianoforte see PIANOFORTE.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
Some choirmasters imagine that practice with the organ or the pianoforte will cure flattening and uncertainty.
"The Boy's Voice" by J. Spencer Curwen
Your Spa doctor without a Spa is like Liszt or Herz without a pianoforte.
"Arthur O'Leary" by Charles James Lever
His voice, though not powerful, was clear and musical, and his touch on the pianoforte was perfect.
"Reminiscences, 1819-1899" by Julia Ward Howe
The pianoforte-player was also a painter.
"Black Diamonds" by Mór Jókai
What is the difference between a professional pianoforte player, and the one who hears him?
"The Handbook of Conundrums" by Edith B. Ordway
The "oui" was of course ready, and without further preface she arose and walked over to the pianoforte.
"Sir Jasper Carew His Life and Experience" by Charles James Lever
A pianoforte maker might expect five pounds a year as interest upon the cost of his tools.
"Political economy" by W. Stanley Jevons
At the suggestion of Mr. Hearty two maiden ladies essayed a pianoforte duet, but with marked unsuccess.
"Bindle" by Herbert Jenkins
In 1840 Schumann married Clara Wieck, daughter of his former pianoforte teacher.
"Great Singers on the Art of Singing" by James Francis Cooke
CHARLES REDDIE'S Pianoforte Recital is fixed for the 17th.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98, June 14 1890" by Various
Meanwhile, Roland Cashel approached Olivia Kennyfeck, who was affecting to seek for some piece of music on the pianoforte.
"Roland Cashel Volume I (of II)" by Charles James Lever
Pianoforte-tuning as an employment for the blind originated in Paris.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
Boieldieu had to fall back on his talent as a pianoforte-player for a livelihood.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2" by Various
Oh, THOMSON GREEN was an auctioneer,
And made three hundred pounds a year;
And HARRIET HALE, most strange to say,
Gave pianoforte lessons at a sovereign a day.
"Thomson Green and Harriet Hale" by William Schwenck Gilbert
J--Downstairs and upstairs, every blessed minute,
There's each room with pianofortes in it.
How can I write with noises such as those?
And, being always discomposed, compose?
"Eclogue:Composed at Cannes, December 9th, 1867" by Edward Lear
Now, ever after dinnger, when the coffee-cups are brought,
Ahasuerus waileth o'er the grand pianoforte;
And, thanks to fair Cornelia, his fame hath waxen great,
And Ahasuerus Jenkins is a Power in the State!
"Army Headquarters" by Rudyard Kipling