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Celesta

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The celesta is rarely seen outside the company of other percussion instruments, as it is depicted here.

The celesta (IPA or ), sometimes spelled celeste, is a keyboard musical instrument found in symphony orchestras. The keys on the celesta are connected to rods which strike metal bars similar to those found on the glockenspiel. It also usually has wooden resonators.

Some notable musical works featuring the celesta:

Pannonica.

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