musical glasses


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musical glasses

pl n
(Instruments) another term for glass harmonica
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This wooden mallet is the cork, and I'm the professor of musical glasses --tap, tap!
She is a charming hostess; we talk of Shakespeare and the musical glasses. She is extremely clever and a very curious type; not at all coarse or wanting to be coarse; determined not to be.
"The top of mine to the foot of yours - the foot of yours to the top of mine - Ring once, ring twice - the best tune on the Musical Glasses! Your health.
Treating of its general characteristics, I should be disposed to say that it is more provincial than Boston or New York, and that there is afloat in the fair city, an assumption of taste and criticism, savouring rather of those genteel discussions upon the same themes, in connection with Shakspeare and the Musical Glasses, of which we read in the Vicar of Wakefield.
San Francisco, July 22 ( ANI ): The Musical Glasses, available through Luna and Curious, are marked with the notes of a chromatic scale, making it easy to play the right notes for your glass harp orchestra.