Origin of glockenspiel
Examples from the Web for glockenspiel
Contemporary Examples of glockenspiel
Only toy instruments, small instruments: mandolins, banjos, glockenspiel.Meet Alexandre Desplat, Hollywood’s Master Composer
February 11, 2014
Historical Examples of glockenspiel
I have discovered a new instrument in Paris, something between a piano and a glockenspiel, with a divinely beautiful tone.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
The orchestra employed is the usual large modern orchestra, with a piccolo, glockenspiel and xylophone.Giacomo Puccini
It has fallen into disuse now, having been replaced by the glockenspiel or steel harmonica.
Word Origin for glockenspiel
1825, from German Glockenspiel, literally "play of bells," from Glocke "bell" (see clock) + Spiel "a play."