Check Out This Marimbaphone!

This is how it all started. Thanks for Barryk for spotting this!

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How do you play this strange "insect"?

You can bow the bars when oriented as in the picture.
The bars and resonators can rotate in the 'normal' position for hitting with mallets.


Here are the first two pages of an article from Percussionist magazine from 1976. If somebody out here is a current PAS member, they may be able to go into the archive and get a clean copy of the whole article, which is quite good.

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every vibe player needs to see this, huh?

I love this stuff.


Amazing! I'd love to hear how it sounded! Thanks guys!

it still sounds great !