metallophone

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me·tal·lo·phone

 (mĭ-tăl′ə-fōn′)
n.
A percussion instrument consisting of a series of metal bars that make tones when struck with either handheld or keyboard-controlled mallets.

metallophone

(mɛˈtæləˌfəʊn)
n
(Instruments) any of various musical instruments consisting of tuned metal bars struck with a hammer, such as the glockenspiel
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2 also reckons with only player (exceptionally the piece may be performed by two), this time playing two different and internally further divided groups of metalophones: the first group consists of two triangles, three hung cymbals and three tam-tams (in all cases of different sizes), and the second group of five gongs of different sizes.