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bell

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1 This popular and ubiquitous mus. instr. varies in weight from over 100 tons to a fraction of an ounce. For public bells the most usual bell metal is a bronze of 13 parts...

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bell lyra

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Portable form of glockenspiel. It is mounted on a rod held perpendicularly in the left hand whilst the right hand holds the beater.

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campanella

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(It.).

Little bell. (The plural, campanelle, is sometimes used for glockenspiel.)

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celesta

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(It., Fr. céleste).

Small kbd. instr. not unlike glockenspiel. Patented in Paris by Auguste Mustel in 1886, his father Victor having constructed the instrument. Series of steel...

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istrumento d' acciaio

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(It.).

Instrument of steel. Mozart's name for his glockenspiel in Die Zauberflöte.

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jeu de clochettes

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(Fr.).

Play of little bells, i.e. glockenspiel.

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metallophone

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Percussion instr. comprising series of tuned metal bars arr. in a single or double row. Orff scored for it in some of his comps. Far Eastern versions influenced development of glockenspiel...

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percussion

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n. the technique of examining part of the body by tapping it with the fingers or an instrument (plessor) and sensing the resultant vibrations. With experience it is possible to...

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