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A grand piano (left) an an upricht piano (richt)
Keybuird instrument
Hornbostel–Sachs classification314.122-4-8
(Simple chordophone wi keyboard soondit bi hammers)
Inventor(s)Bartolomeo Cristofori
DevelopedEarly 18t century
Playin range

The pianoforte, commonly abbreviatit tae piano,[1] is a muisical instrument played uisin a keybuird.

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  1. "Definition of "pianoforte" in the Oxford Dictionary". Oxford University Press. Archived frae the original on 31 Mairch 2014. Retrieved 24 Mey 2014.