Musical Dictionary

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Glass Harmonica

An instrument designed by Benjamin Franklin. It has glass bowls nestled sideways on a spindle that is rotated with a pedal. The sound is produced by rubbing wetted fingers on the turning bowls, which are all tuned to different pitches.

Category: Instruments and tools




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Musical Dictionary

Musical Dictionary

Our Interactive Dictionary of Musical Terms®.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Glass Harmonica

An instrument designed by Benjamin Franklin. It has glass bowls nestled sideways on a spindle that is rotated with a pedal. The sound is produced by rubbing wetted fingers on the turning bowls, which are all tuned to different pitches.

Category: Instruments and tools




Pronunciation:

Example:

 

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