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Onstage were four timpani, a bass drum, snare drum, side drum, a large gong, cymbals, xylophone, castanets, vibraphone, glockenspiel, woodblock, whip-crack and triangle.
The group’s arrangements almost always include ukelele, drums, guitar and cello, but also can include glockenspiel, saxophone and melodica.
The original orchestrations are preserved, save for the substitution of glockenspiel for vibes and the replacement of Hammond organ with electronic keyboard.
Getting music from a glockenspiel looks deceptively easy.
Horns added subtext to violin lines, then led a heroic brass, while the glockenspiel and flute gilded the orchestration.
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Origin and Etymology of glockenspiel
First Known Use: circa 1825See Words from the same year
GLOCKENSPIEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of glockenspiel for English Language Learners
: a musical instrument that has a line of flat metal bars of different sizes that are hit with two special sticks
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