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Basic Beat BB12B 12-Note Glockenspiel w/ Case

Brand: Basic Beat


MSRP: $76.99

Item: #200769
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12-note colored bell sets includes a hardshell case with a magnetic staff board on the inside cover. Great way to teach notation. Included 12 magnets, extra F# and Bb bars and two pair of mallets.

WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD — Small parts — Not for children under 3 yrs.


Please note: The musical instruments on our website and in our catalog are not toys. They are intended for use with adult supervision and are not for children under 3 years of age, unless otherwise indicated.


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West Music Store
Great visual and manipulatable tools.
Laura M on Jul 27, 2013
great value and good reviews
Laszlo M on Jan 26, 2013
The case, extra mallets and keys, musical scale for teaching notation, color coding, and affordable price make this a great bargain. I ordered 2 for Christmas. Granddaughters loved them. This purchase is a gift for another grandchild.
Nancy B on Apr 11, 2013
It got good reviews; it has a case; two sets of mallets; and can be used to teach the scales. More than the others in its category.
Barbara W on Dec 13, 2012
Is this individual tone bars or one unit?
A shopper on Oct 2, 2013
Best Answer: This glockenspiel has individual bars that can be removed (ie the F's and B in the key of C). I generally have students leave it in the case when they play, but the glockenspiel can be removed from the exterior case if you choose.
Reply · Report · Melissa B on Oct 7, 2013
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can you remove a single bar? or are they fastened into the box?
pam o on Nov 23, 2012
Best Answer: In fact, the whole instrument can be lifted out of the case and each individual key is held on with a rubber "knob" (the little black dot you see in the picture) and can be removed or exchanged. My grand kids really enjoy playing with this instrument.
Reply · Report · Marcia R on Nov 27, 2012
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What is overall dimension of box and mallet length?
First Name L on Feb 19, 2013
Best Answer: It was given to my granddaughter so I won't be able to measure, but I can say it is a lovely instrument with a beautiful tone. She loved it and I plan on ordering one for myself to keep here for our other grandkids to use. I wish there was some sheet music to use with it. This company was recommended by a elementary school music teacher I know.
Reply · Report · Linda A on Feb 20, 2013
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I would like to find out the width of each bar. I have both Basic Beat BBR8 8-note Resonator Bells w/ Case and Sonor BWG Kinder Glockenspiel. My 3 yro son prefers the Basis Beat BBR8 8-note as the bars are wide (measuring at 1 & 3/16") and each bar can be lifted of the case individually. It would be ideal if chromatics add ons are available. As they are not, I wonder this Basic Beat BB12B 12-Note Glockenspiel has wider bars compare to Sonor BWG Kinder Glockenspiel which, has 3/4" wide bars. The Sonor has a lovely tone but I find it works better with older children. So, can anybody inform the width of the bars?
D C on Mar 13, 2014
Best Answer: The bars are approx. 1" wide each. They are removable and come with B flats & F sharps. They have a great sound & are highly recommended!
Reply · Report · Sara A on Mar 18, 2014
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Does the instrument come with music?
A shopper on Oct 31, 2015
Best Answer: This instrument does not come with music.
Reply · Report · Mark JStaff on Nov 2, 2015
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What music book can I purchase for this instrument?
A shopper on Oct 31, 2015
Best Answer: I would suggest handbell music which is listed here:
Reply · Report · Mark JStaff on Nov 2, 2015
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