Xylophones vs. Glockenspiel

Xylophones vs. Glockenspiel — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Xylophones and Glockenspiel

Xylophonesnoun

A percussion instrument consisting of a mounted row of wooden bars that are graduated in length to sound a chromatic scale, played with two small mallets.

Glockenspielnoun

A percussion instrument with a series of metal bars tuned to the chromatic scale and played with two light hammers.

Glockenspielnoun

(musical instrument) A musical instrument of the percussion idiophone family of instruments; like the xylophone, it has tuned bars arranged like the keys on a piano, and is also smaller in size and higher in pitch.

Glockenspielnoun

a percussion instrument consisting of a set of graduated metal bars mounted on a frame and played with small hammers

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