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Clavinet

Definition of the noun Clavinet

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noun

  1. An electrophonic keyboard instrument, an electronically amplified clavichord with a distinctive bright staccato sound.

Explanation

  1. The Clavinet is an electrically amplified clavichord that was manufactured by the Hohner company of Trossingen, West Germany from 1964 to the early 1980s. Hohner produced seven models over the years, designated I, II, L, C, D6, E7 and Duo. Its distinctive bright staccato sound has appeared particularly in funk, disco, rock, and reggae songs.
  2. clavinet is a musical performance role.

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Google previewLogic Pro X For Dummies (2014)

by Graham English

Picking your pickups Areal Clavinet is a simple instrument with a simple control set. It has upper andlower setsof magneticpickups that transmit the sound of hammers hitting guitar strings. You can playone pickup ata timeor both. On theMain ...

Google previewThe Musical World of J.J. Johnson (2001)

by Joshua Berrett, Louis G. Bourgois III

The clavinet is a five-octave electric keyboard most typically used as an alternative to rhythm guitar in funk and rock. Johnson, however, departs quite markedly from this norm. 13. These are the titles included in Johnson's BMI Participant ...

Google previewPower Tools for Logic Pro 9 (2010)

by Rick Silva

The Clavinet is a keyboard instrument known for its percussive, funky attack. Much like the EVP88, the EVD6's main synthesis engine is designed to recreate the inner workings of this classic keyboard down to the plucking of the strings and the ...

Google previewPlaying Synthesizers

by Helen Casabona, David Frederick

The Clavinet is a clavichord with pickups. This gives it a real funky sound, popular in many contemporary music styles. When you strike a key on the clavichord, tangents (like picks) that are attached directly to the keys hit a string from below.

Google previewBeginning Synthesizer (1987)

by Helen Casabona, David Frederick

The Clavinet is a clavichord with pickups. This gives it a real funky sound, popular in many contemporary music styles. When you strike a key on the clavichord, tangents (like picks) that are attached directly to the keys hit a string from below.

Google previewAmerican Popular Music, A Multicultural History (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Clavinet A Clavinet is an electrophonic keyboard instrument manufactured by the Hohner company. It is essentially an electronically amplified clavichord, analogous to an electric guitar. Its distinctivebright staccatosound has appeared ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Native Music (2005)

More Than a Century of Recordings from Wax Cylinder to the Internet by Brian Wright-McLeod

B Lineup: Coke Escovido, timbales; Lenny White, drums/vocals; Victor Pantoja, conga/vocals; Paul Jackson, acoustic and Fender bass; Jim Vincent, guitar; Neal Schon, guitar; Flip Nunez, organ; George DiQuatro, acoustic piano/clavinet; ...

Google previewMusic Dictionary (2008)

Paperback Lessons by Hal Leonard Corp.

Clavinet: Trademarked name for an amplified clavichord. clawhammer: Banjo fingerpicking style using the thumb and one or two fingers. clef: The symbol at the beginning of a staff that indicates which lines and spaces represent which notes.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Popular Music (2011)

by Colin Larkin

September 1969, Versailles, France; keyboards/clavinet) both originate from Versailles, France. They initially met at college, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Music (2005)

A general term for an keyboard instrument, although more usually the clavichord Clavinet ...

Google previewA Dictionary for the Modern Pianist (2016)

by Stephen Siek

who also created Hohner's Clavinet about the same time. There were two separate series, and both used a reed-based tone production system with a compass of about sixty keys.

Google previewThe Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz (2007)

by the late Leonard Feather, Ira Gitler

clavinet, and synth. Tour. Eur. as a solo pnst. '73–5. Founded Improvising Artists Inc., a prod. co., w. artist Carol Goss '74; ...

Google previewA dictionary of the English language (1877)

by Robert Joseph Sullivan

Clarionet, ClaVinet, *. a kind of hautboy. Clash, v. to strike against; to oppose: *. a noisy collision of two bodies.

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The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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