Bell tree

A bell tree is a percussion instrument, consisting of vertically nested metal bowls. The bowls are placed on a vertical rod with the smallest on the bottom and the rounded part facing up. They are played with a triangle beater or a glockenspiel mallet by sliding the mallet down the tree, producing an effective glissando.This instrument is tuned as you can play a melody on it.

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