xylophonic

xylo·phon·ic

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  • xylophonic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|fänik adjective : relating to or sounding like a xylophone * * * xylophonˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑xylo …   Useful english dictionary

  • xylophone — xylophonic /zuy leuh fon ik/, adj. xylophonist /zuy leuh foh nist, zuy lof euh nist, zi /, n. /zuy leuh fohn /, n. a musical instrument consisting of a graduated series of wooden bars, usually sounded by striking with small wooden hammers. [1865… …   Universalium

  • Noise (music) — Noise music Stylistic origins Modernism 20th century classical music Electronic art music Musique concrète Electroacoustic music Performance art Free improvisation Cultural origins Early 1910s Europe Typical instruments …   Wikipedia

  • Antonin Artaud — Antoine Marie Joseph Artaud, better known as Antonin Artaud (September 4, 1896, in Marseille – March 4, 1948 in Paris) was a French playwright, poet, actor and director. Antonin is a diminutive form of Antoine (little Anthony), and was among a… …   Wikipedia

  • xylophone — [ zʌɪləfəʊn] noun a musical instrument played by striking a row of wooden bars of graduated length with small beaters. Derivatives xylophonic adjective xylophonist zʌɪ lɒfənɪst noun Origin C19: from xylo + phone …   English new terms dictionary

  • xylophone — /ˈzaɪləfoʊn / (say zuyluhfohn) noun a musical instrument consisting of a graduated series of wooden bars, usually sounded by striking with small wooden hammers. {xylo + phone} –xylophonic /zaɪləˈfɒnɪk/ (say zuyluh fonik), adjective –xylophonist… …   Australian English dictionary

  • xylophone — n. a musical instrument of wooden or metal bars graduated in length and struck with a small wooden hammer or hammers. Derivatives: xylophonic adj. xylophonist n. Etymology: Gk xulon wood + PHONE …   Useful english dictionary

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