Definition of cembalist in US English:

cembalist

noun

  • See cembalo

    • ‘At present, he is the solo cembalist of Telemann Institute Japan and director of Collegium Musicum Telemann.’
    • ‘The first period, he was an employee in the bank Den Norske Creditbank in Oslo as well as performing as a cembalist and composer.’
    • ‘Under the artistic guidance of organist and cembalist Sebastian Knebel, the Dresdner Instrumental Concert is a group of musicians performing on historic instruments in period style.’
    • ‘He plays both cello and gamba and has appeared as soloist with pianist Bart van Oort, violinists Andrew Manze and John Holloway and cembalists Richard Egarr and Lars Ulrik Mortensen.’
    • ‘At the age of six he studied music with his father, a cembalist, and three years later he turned to composition.’

Pronunciation

cembalist

/-bəlist/