Studio 49 presents Easycussion another line of multi-use pentatonic barred instruments. Wide fixed bars are easy to play. Mallets are firmly attached. Pentatonic (C D E G A C) tuning makes the Easycussion instruments ideal for playing simple melodies, accompaniment, and improvisation.
Early childhood educators and music therapists will appreciate the compact construction that allows individuals with limited strength and range of motion to play on the lap, table, or bed. Each of the three instruments have one pair of the appropriate mallets attached to the resonator box.
AM500 Studio 49 Easycussion Alto metallophone, 5 notes C', D', E', G', A', C'
Resonance box made of solid pine
Compact design with integrated handles, allows the instrument to be played either on your lap or table
Best Answer:No; this is a pentatonic metallophone which is meant to be very mobile. Although they are similar, the main difference is that the bars are larger and thicker than glockenspiel bars. The bars are also lower pitched than glockenspiel bars.