metallophone (Arrangements of struck tuned metal bars.)

~ Family

Description

Consisting of tuned metal bars, slates or keys struck with mallets and arranged (often on resonators of sonorous material) in various scales. Compare xylophone for the wooden bar equivalent.

Relationships

subtypes: gendèr (Family of Indonesian metallophones)
glockenspiel
saron
vibraphone
type of: percussion idiophone
Wikidata: Q1165766 [info]