Keyboard Mechanism

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Keyboard Mechanism

 

in musical instruments, a system of levers that turn the source of sound on and off. It usually consists of two or three separate parts that act upon each other: the keyboard, action, and pedals. In the piano it activates the hammers and dampers; in the organ, harmonium, and baian, the air valves.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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