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Music dictionary in the stories. The Letter M

The GLOCKENSPIEL

Nowadays there are quite a lot of instruments, sound which arises from fluctuations of the elastic metal body. This triangles, gongs, bells, cymbals and other percussion instruments. They all are United by a common name - the glockenspiel.

One of glockenspiels, vibraphone, especially interesting for its design and expressive possibilities. It resembles a xylophone, but made of metal, not wooden plates. In addition, he has a special resonator tube with movable covers. These tubes facilitate periodic strengthening and weakening of the sound, i.e. the dynamic vibration, from which the instrument got its name.

Vibraphone
Vibraphone

Music dictionary in stories
Printed materials of the eponymous book by L. Mikheeva (Moscow, "Soviet composer", 1984)

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