November 24, 2014 - Word of the Day
A xylophone is a musical instrument. Wooden or metal bars are arranged horizontally and hit with a mallet. The length and thickness of each bar determines its pitch or quality of sound.
This is a xylophone.
- An orchestra may include the use of a xylophone.
- A xylophone is a percussion instrument. Other percussion instruments include drums, bongos, and gongs.
- Children enjoy playing the xylophone because it has a beautiful sound and it's not difficult to learn how to play.
This is a xylophone for little children.
Note: The "x" in this word is pronounced like a "z."
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