What is Marimba ? What is Marimba used for ? What does a Marimba sound like ? What is the difference between Marimba and Xylophone ?
Marimba (also known as Marimbaphone) is a key instrument from the percussion instrument family. Sound is obtained by hitting the keys made of wood with mallets. It has 4 ⅓ - 5 ½ octave sound field (C2 - F7). The keys are arranged as on the piano.
Chromatic Marimba is derived from Diatonic Marimba in Southern Mexico and Northern Guatemala. The ancestor of this diatonic marimba is the reconstructed balafon in Central America by African slaves.
Marimba is a musical istrument of percussion, consisting of bars yielding musical tones when struck. Marimba is unique to Mexico and Guatemala.
Marimba is a kind of xylophone peculiar to Southern Africa and Central America with resonators beneath each bar.
Marimba is a xylophone-like musical tool that has its origins in Africa. It is a modern orchestral instrument which makes sound when wooden mallets are hit against a series of graduated wooden bars on top of resonators.
Marimba is similar to Xylophone. Marimba always reminds me of Xylophone. However it is very different from Xylophone.
Marimba is a musical instrument consisting of a graduated series of wooden bars which are sounded by striking with small hammers. These hammers are called mallet.
Nicaragua is famous with Marimba music.