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Tubular bells
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Chimes/Tubular Bells (by Yamaha)
Other instrument
Other names Chimes
Classification idiophone
Hornbostel–Sachs classification 111.232
(Sets of percussion tubes)
Playing range
C4-F5 standard; extended range can include C4-G5, bass F3-B3, but can vary
Deagan, Adams, Yamaha, Jenco, Premier Percussion

Tubular bells, also known as chimes, are a percussion instrument. They make a bell sound when hit with a mallet. They are used in Mike Oldfield's album Tubular Bells.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Campanas tubulares para niños

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