Translation for 'upright piano' from English to Russian
NOUN   an upright piano | upright pianos
SYNO upright | upright piano
пианино {с} [нескл.]
(upright) piano
вертикальный {adj}upright [vertical]
фортепиано {с} [нескл.]
аккордеон {м}
(piano) accordion
рояль {м}
grand piano
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Usage Examples English
  • She worked for the Post Office from the age of 15. In 1948 she acquired a second-hand upright piano, and took some lessons for three years.
  • A clavicytherium is a harpsichord with the soundboard and strings mounted vertically facing the player, the same space-saving principle as an upright piano.
  • With the exception of select acoustic sets in 1970 in which he played acoustic upright piano, he used the Hammond exclusively thereafter.
  • On April 28, 1968, nearly 3,000 fans attended a rock concert at a farm in Duvall where an upright piano was dropped from a helicopter.
  • In 1912, Steinway Vertegrand upright piano #157550 with a quartered walnut case left the Steinway Hamburg factory unfinished and was sent to its London branch.

  • The piano solo at the beginning of Part 2 was recorded by Edgar Froese on an old upright piano at The Manor Studio.
  • The primary purpose of making a harpsichord vertical is the same as in the later upright piano, namely to save floor space.
  • It looks similar to an upright piano (four- or five-octave), albeit with smaller keys and a much smaller cabinet, or a large wooden music box (three-octave).
  • Steinway's factory in Hamburg makes seven models of the grand piano and two models of an upright piano.
  • A recurring event in early episodes was "piano smashing" where the teams had to break up an old upright piano with sledgehammers into small enough pieces to push through an aperture shaped like a large letterbox.

  • In addition, for the Tavern scene in Act III, scene iii, Berg calls for an out-of-tune upright piano.
  • Muselars were popular in the 16th and 17th centuries and their ubiquity has been compared to that of the upright piano in the early 20th century, but like other types of virginals they fell out of use in the 18th century.
  • Modern pianos have two basic configurations, the grand piano and the upright piano, with various styles of each.
  • In a grand piano, the sound board is part of the case. In an upright piano, the sound board is a large vertical plate at the back of the instrument. The harp has a sound board below the strings.
  • The spinet organ physically resembled a small upright piano, and presented simplified controls and functions that were both less expensive to produce and less intimidating to learn than other organs.

  • These are a sub-type of traditional digital pianos that offers a more classical design which closely resembles an acoustic upright piano.
  • His musical curiosity was sparked at Wylie Pitman's Red Wing Cafe, at the age of three, when Pitman played boogie woogie on an old upright piano; Pitman subsequently taught Charles how to play the piano.
  • I know because in the D&B days I lived in John Garfield's old house in the Hollywood Hills and there was a guest house with an upright piano in it.
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