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Meaning of GLOCKENSPIEL

Pronunciation:  'glâkun`speel

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a percussion instrument consisting of a set of graduated metal bars mounted on a frame and played with small hammers
 

GLOCKENSPIEL is a 12 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: orchestral bells
 
 See Also: percussion instrument, percussive instrument

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Glock"en*spiel`\, n. [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.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: battery, bells, bones, castanets, celesta, chime, chimes, clappers, crash cymbal, cymbals, finger cymbals, gamelan, gong, handbells, idiophone, lyra, maraca, marimba, metallophone, orchestral bells, percussion, percussion instrument, percussions, percussive, rattle, rattlebones, sizzler, snappers, tam-tam, tintinnabula, tonitruone, triangle, tubular bells, vibes, vibraphone, xylophone
 

 

 

 

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