The glockenspiel is a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned metal plates played with a pair of small hammers.
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[n] - a percussion instrument consisting of a set of graduated metal bars mounted on a frame and played with small hammers
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Glock'en·spiel` noun [ G.; glocke bell + spiel play.] (Music) An instrument, originally a series of bells on an iron rod, now a set of flat metal bars, diatonically tuned, giving a bell-like tone when played with a mallet; a carillon...
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orchestral bells noun a percussion instrument consisting of a set of graduated metal bars mounted on a frame and played with small hammers
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• (n.) An instrument, originally a series of bells on an iron rod, now a set of flat metal bars, diatonically tuned, giving a bell-like tone when played with a mallet; a carillon.
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(German: `set of bells`), percussion instrument, originally a set of graduated bells, later a set of tuned steel bars (i.e., a metallophone) struck ... [1 related articles]
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A glockenspiel (ˈɡlɔkənˌʃpiːl, glocken:bells and spiel:play) is a percussion instrument composed of a set of tuned keys arranged in the fashion of the keyboard of a piano. In this way, it is similar to the xylophone; however, the xylophone`s bars are made of wood, while the glockenspiel`s ar...
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glockenspiel (glok'unspēl) [Ger.,=bell-play], percussion instrument. The medieval glockenspiel was a sort of miniature carillon (see bell), sometimes played mechanically by means of a rotating cylinder with protruding pins. In the 16th cent. it was given a keyboard. The 18th-century glocke...
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Tuned percussion instrument of light metal bars mounted on a carrying frame for use in military bands or on a standing frame for use in an orchestra (in which form it resembles a small xylophone or celesta). It is played with hammers or via a piano keyboard attachment
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1) Musical instrument 2) Orchestral bells 3) Percussion instrument 4) Percussive instrument 5) Xylophone cousin
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