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What is an idiophone and what are examples of idiophones?

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Wiki User
12/13/2016

An idiophone is any instrument made of a hard substance that you hit to get a sound. (not a drum-any drum is a membranaphone, with a skin stretched across it) Examples: bells, castenets, xylophones, gongs, steel pans, maracas, chimes and things like that.