celesta (Struck metal plate keyboard instrument)

~ Percussion instrument

Description

Similar to how a piano works, here keys operate hammers that strike metal plates, creating a soft bell sound.

Relationships

invented by:Auguste Mustel (Parisian instrument creator and inventor) (1886)
derived from:dulcitone (Acoustic keyboard tuning fork idiophone)
type of:percussion idiophone
picture:https://staticbrainz.org/irombook/celesta/celesta.png [info]
Wikidata:Q320341 [info]
other databases:https://saisaibatake.ame-zaiku.com/gakki/gakki_jiten_celesta.html [info]