Xylophone vs Crystallophone - What's the difference?

xylophone | crystallophone |


As nouns the difference between xylophone and crystallophone

is that xylophone is while crystallophone is a percussion instrument similar to a xylophone, but with glass rather than wooden bars.

xylophone

Noun

(en noun)
  • a musical instrument made of wooden slats graduated so as to make the sounds of the scale when struck with a small drumstick-like hammer.
  • All I know how to play on my xylophone is "Mary Had a Little Lamb". Would you like to hear it?

    Derived terms

    * xylophonist

    See also

    * glockenspiel * marimba * vibraphone ----

    crystallophone

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A percussion instrument similar to a xylophone, but with glass rather than wooden bars.