A set of tube-shaped bells suspended from a frame, each tuned to a definite pitch, sounded by means of a hammer. The bells are arranged like a keyboard and the range is from c' to f'' on the treble clef.
See also; tubular bells.
Chimes Pitch Range:
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SUGGESTED LISTENING EXAMPLE:
- Kodály: Háry János Suite, "Viennese Musical Clock"
- W. W. Norton - 4-CD Musical Example Bank --
Disc 2, Track 17
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