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Bell lyre

Definition and background:

The marching version of a glockenspiel in the shape of a lyre. When used in a marching band it is held upright and supported by a strap around the performer's waist. Also known as a bell lyra.

For more information on the music term "Bell lyre" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

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