Orchestra bells


A percussion instrument consisting of a set of metal bars which are sounded by being struck with a hammer. Each bar produces a specific tone. The bars are arranged in the same manner as a piano keyboard, and thus the orchestra bells are fully chromatic. The range is from g to c'' and sounds two octaves higher than written.Also see bell lyre, glockenspiel.<br><br>Bells consisting of tuned metal bars mounted on a rectangular frame and played with a mallet.