Song Bells

Song Bells

(Songbells, Lira, Harpaphone)

Mfg. by Deagan

Ca. 1920s. On height-adjustable Adams Voyager frame.

Model No.
100+D160
Price/Day
$130
Range
G4-C7
8va
This instrument is traditionally written for 1 octaves below where it actually sounds.

video

  • Quick demo of song bells. Please note: timbre can vary widely depending on beater - this uses the more uncommon choice of rubber mallets.

Please note: these are just examples, as playing technique and mallet/stick choices often have a great effect on the timbre.

These sound excerpts, to the best of our knowledge (unless otherwise noted), include this actual instrument from our collection. To hear the instrument yourself, or to let us know of any errors, please contact us.