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Is a celesta a reed instrument?

No. It looks like a piano, just not as wide. The keys are connected to hammers that hammer steel bars placed over wooden resonators.
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Is Death the goddess Celesta?

No - I think that was an invention of the writers of the Xena TV program. In Greek Mythology the Keres were the female daemons of violent death, Achlys was the female daemon o (MORE)

How does a Celesta work?

It works by striking metal bars inside a resonating chamber when a key is pressed down.
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