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Lyrachordlocked

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Name for a piano built by Broadwood for the Rev. J. Rogerson Cotter of Donoughmore, Co. Cork, with the striking point halfway along the vibrating length of the strings. The intention was to adjust the overtone balance by suppressing the even-numbered overtones; the tone was likened to that of a clarinet. Cotter reportedly developed the concept between ...

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