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melodica (plural melodicas)
- A free-reed keyboard wind instrument.
2009 July 28, Nate Chinen, “From Babble to Rhythm, Cuban Style”, in New York Times:
- On “Seven by Seven” it was the reedy blend of two melodicas, played by Mr. Apfelbaum and Mr. Valera over a haunting drone.
free-reed keyboard wind instrument