A percussion instrument consisting of a hollow block of wood that is struck with a stick.
- The music is atmospheric without being intrusive: temple blocks provide necessary clatter.
- Softer than the sound produced by a temple block, the woodblock is a harsh and gritty instrument.
- The temple blocks sound pitches higher or lower, depending on their size.
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Syllabification: tem·ple block
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