glockenspiel

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Synonyms for glockenspiel

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

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Students with a keen melodic sense can play simple ostinato patterns or even entire melodies on orchestra bells.
I have found orchestra bells work well for students with a melodic sense, and percussion instruments work well for almost all students.
Summit: Compositions for Unaccompanied Orchestra Bells.
Appendix A contains "Selections from Morris Arnold Lang and Larry Spivak, The Dictionary of Percussion Terms," a brief listing of symbols found in percussion music and ranges of the marimba, xylophone, vibraphone, and orchestra bells.