Definition of Metallophone. Meaning of Metallophone. Synonyms of Metallophone

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Definition of Metallophone

Metallophone
Metallophone Me*tal"lo*phone, n. [L. metallum metal + Gr. ? sound.] (Music) (a) An instrument like a pianoforte, but having metal bars instead of strings. (b) An instrument like the xylophone, but having metallic instead of wooden bars.

Meaning of Metallophone from wikipedia

- A metallophone is any musical instrument in which the sound-producing body is a piece of metal (other than a metal string), consisting of tuned metal bars...
- A gendèr is a type of metallophone used in Balinese and Javanese gamelan music. It consists of 10 to 14 tuned metal bars suspended over a tuned resonator...
- predominantly of percussive instruments. The most common instruments used are metallophones pla**** by mallets and a set of hand-pla**** drums called kendhang which...
- A gangsa is a type of metallophone which is used mainly in Balinese and Javanese Gamelan music in Indonesia. In Balinese gong kebyar styles, there are...
- (Maranao, Iranun, Ilud) The kulintang a tiniok is a type of Philippine metallophone with eight tuned ****bed metal plates strung together via string a top...
- while the glockenspiel's are metal plates or tubes, thus making it a metallophone. The glockenspiel, additionally, is usually smaller and, because of both...
- deconstructed by the ensemble, along with augmentation of the notes held. The metallophone (unplugged vibraphone), is used to cue the ensemble to change patterns...
- po****rly used to refer to similar instruments of the lithophone and metallophone types. For example, the Pixiphone and many similar toys described by...
- around 920 AD. Balinese and Javanese music made use of xylophones and metallophones, bronze versions of the former. The most prominent and important musical...
- The lujon (/ˈluːdʒɒn/ LOO-jon) is a b**** metallophone consisting of individually-pitched metal plates that are attached to the resonance chambers of a...
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