- a musical instrument of the percussion family of instruments, like the xylophone, it has tuned bars arranged like the keys on a piano, and is also smaller in size and higher in pitch.
Etymology: from German Glockenspiel (lit., bells-play)
- Dutch: klokkenspel ; beiaard
- French: carillon; jeu de timbres
- German: Glockenspiel
- Italian: campanelli mpl
- Spanish: campanólogo
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