An orchestral instrument consisting of a row of vertically suspended metal tubes struck with a mallet.
More example sentences
- In the orchestra, I am thinking of using a certain number of brass and also metallic percussion: tubular bells, gongs, tam-tam, etc.
- Lashing whips, hollow gunshots, meaningless choruses, whistling, echoing pipes, tubular bells and stylophones are all tipped into the collage.
- Other instruments used were mainly percussion - tubular bells, tam tams, and three Tibetan drums.
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