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- noun Plural form of
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The great marimba consists of a large wooden frame; in which a number of hollow canes, about nine inches long, are placed, with the mouth upwards; across these open ends are laid pieces of sonorous wood, which being struck with another yield a pleasant sound, like the wooden armonicas of Malacca.
Glass armonicas and musicians who play them are hard to come by, but the ensemble could easily have presented the original, since