cabinet piano in a sentence
- A similar claim was stated on the regulating instructions pasted to double actions in Wornum's piccolo, harmonic and cabinet pianos.
- Wilkinson & Co . were successors to Broderip & Wilkinson, a partnership between Francis Broderip and The Monthly Magazine " reported in May, 1808 that Wilkinson & Co . offered to the public " a New Patent, Cabinet Piano-forte ", and described that its form was " as curious as convenient, " occupying no more room than the smallest bookcase, while its tone was both brilliant and delicate, its touch " peculiarly facile and pleasant " and claimed the strength and simplicity of its construction would tend " to ensure its keeping in tune longer than most other instruments . " " The Quarterly Musical Register " described in early 1812 that by then these instruments were manufactured by other firms as well, and commented " whether they will be adopted as preferable to the square piano forte, time must shew . " Wornum's son Alfred later claimed that these instruments were unsuccessful for a time and Broadhurst Wilkinson related that the firm had been obliged to furnish replacements under warrantee when the instruments sold by them were found not to " stand well ."