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Basic Beat BBR8 8-note Resonator Bells w/ Case

Brand: Basic Beat


MSRP: $49.99

Item: #200240
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These colorful Basic Beat resonator bells are sure to be a welcome addition to your classroom, church or home musical instrument collection. Little ones will be drawn to these bright colored bells which can be played by as many as eight children as individual resonator bells, or by one child as an eight-note set!  -Randy

Brightly colored C-c diatonic bell set with transparent case, included one pair of mallets. Bells may be individually removed. Pair of mallets included.

  • Age: 3 years and older

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


55.0 (based on 2 customer reviews)


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As a music therapist, I use this instrument with my students with special needs. We use them to improve speech, fine motor skills, auditory tracking, turn taking and more.
English M on Sep 17, 2014
Cheaper than the fancy ones - works well enough!
Kate L on Oct 7, 2013
Good sound quality great for improvising on the pentatonic scale and they match the same colors of the children hand bells so my charts will match both instruments
Heather O on Apr 25, 2014
I like that it has a case and that the bells can be removed and reordered. This allows easy pentatonic play.
Laura M on Jul 27, 2013
I am trying to make matching colored circles for note heads but haven't bought the set . Are the colors seen the real actually colors for the notes? Is it a pink/purple? would you call it pink or would you call it purple for pitch b?
Are these bells individually tuned perfectly like some resonator bars?
Collen wrote that she liked the standard coloring of the bells. I am not sure what she meant by that comment? i know they somewhat match boomwacker coloring but what else?
rabe c on Aug 18, 2012
Best Answer: Yes, the color are exactly as seen: remember the 2 Cs are red. Since they took out the dark blue for display purposes, it is A. The B is a purple.
The pitch on these bells is very good- you will be pleased and especially for the price!
I wish the Boomwhackers had used the same exact color formation.
For ideas using tone bells and boomwhackers (the ideas are interchangeable) , go to FunMusicCo.
Reply · Report · Kate T on Aug 20, 2012
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can you order individual notes?
Rita B on Aug 3, 2016
Best Answer: These resonator bells are only available as a set. We do sell replacement cases.
Reply · Report · Michael FStaff on Sep 14, 2016
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where can I get simple color coded notes for my 5 year old who has special needs?
jackie p on Jan 2, 2016
Best Answer: The best option we have is handbell cards:
Reply · Report · Mark JStaff on Jan 4, 2016
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What are the dimensions of the case?
A shopper on May 4, 2015
Best Answer: Approximately 12"L x 8"W x 2"H
Reply · Report · Mark JStaff on May 4, 2015
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What small parts can babies choke on in this set?
Barbara A on Feb 16, 2015
Best Answer: It may be possible to remove the rubber pieces underneath the resonator bells which hold them in place.
Reply · Report · Mark JStaff on Feb 16, 2015
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Is there a book/curriculum that goes with this product?
Stephanie P on Jan 9, 2015
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Where are these bells made?
A shopper on Nov 13, 2014
Best Answer: This instrument is made in Taiwan.
Reply · Report · Mark JStaff on Nov 13, 2014
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Can I buy additional bells (accidentals) or do they only make these 8 tones?
Janea on Oct 30, 2013
Best Answer: There are no accidentals available for this product.
Reply · Report · Mark JStaff on Oct 31, 2013
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How does one use this for music therapy with dementia, vent/sleep state patients, geriatrics with language and movement issues? Thanks. Shoshana
s s on Jan 28, 2013
Best Answer: I am not sure where you are in your studies of Music Therapy but I do know that every instrument can be used in therapy if it fits the needs of your goals for the patient. This question is much to broad for this venue. I suggest asking a professor, or reading case studies with this type of diagnosis.
Reply (1) · Report · rabe c on Jan 29, 2013
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extra mallets?
A shopper on Dec 12, 2012
Best Answer: The mallets that come with this set of bells are item 260279, and they sell for $1.95 per pair.
Reply · Report · Amy LStaff on Dec 13, 2012
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