Orchestral Bells English

A tuned percussion stop consisting of metal bars struck by hammers, actuated by an electrical or pneumatic mechanism.

See also Chimes, Cloches and Glockenspiel.

Examples

Orchestral Bells; Auditorium, Ocean Grove, New Jersey, USA; Hope-Jones 1907.

Glockenspiel/Orchestral Bells; Scotty's Castle, Death Valley National Monument, California, USA; Welte.

Orchestral Bells 4' (repeating Glockenspiel), Solo; City Hall, Hull, England; Forster & Andrews 1911.

Bibliography

Irwin[1]: Percussions.
 
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