glockenspiel glockenspiel  /ɡ ˈlɑ kən ˌspil/


  • (n) a percussion instrument consisting of a set of graduated metal bars mounted on a frame and played with small hammers


  1. The wow-finale brought back Ol' Man River for full symphony orchestra plus saxo phones, harmonica, banjo, guitar, organ, glockenspiel, tom-toms, bones, vibraphone, xylophone.
  2. Most surprising hopeful was a miner who had devised a sort of glockenspiel headdress which he tinkled by wiggling his ears.
  3. If they had a mind to, composers like Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers, Sigmund Romberg and Jerome Kern could turn out a musical score complete from piccolo to glockenspiel.


  • Read in Munich, Germany

    Pictured are Scott, Denise and Marisa Stephens in the famous Marienplatz in Munich, Germany with the Glockenspiel in the background, taking a break with their favorite paper while vacationing. Thanks for taking us along, guys!
    on July 31, 2013     Source: Coral Gables News

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