glockenspiel

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Etymology[edit]

from German Glockenspiel (lit., bells-play)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɡlɒk.n̩ˌspiːl/
  • (US) enPR: glŏkʹən-spēl', IPA(key): /ˈɡlɑ.kn̩.ˌspil/
  • (German) enPR: glŏkʹən-shpēl', IPA(key): /ˈɡlɔk.n̩ˌʃpiːl/
  • Hyphenation: glock‧en‧spiel

Noun[edit]

glockenspiel (plural glockenspiels)

  1. (music) 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.

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