damper pedal

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damper pedal

[′dam·pər ‚ped·əl]
(engineering)
A pedal that controls the damping of piano strings.
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Such a composition is little Bells: primitive on paper, playing each hand separately with sustain pedal feels easy as well, yet when both hands begin playing together, with sustain pedal, the ear loses orientation very easily.
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IN 1783, the Broadwood Piano Company of London began incorporating into the design of its instruments a sustain pedal mechanism.