Pianoforte: Definition & History

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The pianoforte was the predecessor to the:

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1. The pianoforte mechanism included:

2. A keyboard instrument that uses a cast iron frame and includes 88 keys is the:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check how well you retained information from the associated lesson on the pianoforte. Some of the information that you will be assessed on include successors of the pianoforte and the instrument's mechanism.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Instruments preceded by the pianoforte
  • Details of the pianoforte's mechanism
  • Use of cast iron frames in successors to the pianoforte

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the history of the pianoforte
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding successors to the pianoforte
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the mechanism of the pianoforte

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Pianoforte: Definition & History. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify characteristics of the pianoforte
  • Understand the instrument's origin
  • Recognize and study the design of the pianoforte
  • Know how the instrument evolved over time
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