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Submit sites with significant content relating to multiple early keyboard instruments, eg harpsichord and clavichord. Sites relating predominantly to one type of instrument should be submitted in the appropriate subcategory.
Early Keyboards describes instruments of the 19th century and earlier. This includes harpsichords, virginals, spinets, clavichords and fortepianos.
Please submit your site only if it deals with electric pianos, such as a wurlitzer, clav or any other type of piano. There is a sub folder for rhodes. Please do not list sites that are only trying to sell products.
An electric piano is a musical instrument that creates acoustic tones by using hammers to strike strings or bells, like an acoustic piano. The sound is then amplified using electronics. Electric pianos are different from modern electronic, digital, or synthesizer keyboards. These use circuitry and computers to produce their sounds.
The harpsichord is that family of keyboard instruments which are plucked, not struck, by the key mechanism. It has served as the major string keyboard instrument for substantially longer than its descendant the piano, and still at the end of the millennium is much in use, both in early music performance and in various new applications. There are perhaps three distinctions which help categorize the instruments. There are national schools (chiefly Flemish, Italian, French, German, and English), time frame (conveniently thought of by century - 16th, 17th, 18th, and 20th), and instrument type (harpsichord, spinette, virginal, but with several rich and strange variations, such as the lautenwerk or the clavicyntherium).
Print or electronic publications related to keyboard instruments, associated literature and performance.
Online stores featuring handcrafted percussion instruments should be submitted to Shopping: Music: Instruments: Keyboard.

Information about handcrafted keyboard instruments.
Sites of manufacturers of a specific instrument should be submitted to that instrument''s category.

Online stores should be submitted to Shopping: Music: Instruments: Keyboards.

Sites of manufacturers of multiple keyboard instruments, for example, organs and pianos.
Sites of general interest are placed in the main Organ category. More specialized topics are covered by subcategories.
This category covers all aspects of organs, including construction, maintenance, history, music and playing.
Organizations focusing on one specific instrument should be submitted to that instrument''s category.
Organizations, associations, societies, and clubs focusing on keyboard instruments.
This category is for sites with information and resources related to the musical instrument, the piano.

Distribution sites belong in the Business category.

Sites for walk-in stores belong in the appropriate subcategory for the store location in Regional.

Sites for online purchasing belong in the Shopping category, Shopping/Music/Instruments/Keyboard/Piano

Sites that are not in English belong in the World category of the appropriate language.

The piano is a musical instrument with metal strings which are struck by hammers worked by levers (keys) from a keyboard, to create notes. This category is for sites with information and resources related to the musical instrument, the piano.
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