A more sophisticated keyboard metallophone is the celesta .
The editor of the volume gives herself the plum job of dealing not only with the great string quartets but also the marvellous Music for strings, percussion and celesta .
The first movement's short ‘introduction’ is dominated by a characteristic ‘chiming’ texture, with crotales and celesta .
Quaternion for orchestra and piano/celesta explores four different ways of combining the orchestra with the piano (replaced by celesta in the second movement).
The second movement is even more luscious, with languorous harmony and much lyrical writing for divided strings supported by a shimmering texture of harps and celesta .
To accompany Oberon, he uses the celesta , the same instrument he connects to Quint in The Turn of the Screw.
In the middle part of this one-movement work there is some ponderous yet colorful music, that features some very interesting and delicate writing in various passages for reeds, horn and celesta .
She invokes strong rhythms and uses the percussion section effectively throughout the work, including bells, piano, triangle - and celesta .
The work is scored for strings (both a string orchestra and a quartet, spatially separated), vibraphones, celesta , bells, and harp.
It has an often light orchestration, with lots of harp, tinkly percussion, and celesta and even harpsichord (which sounded, to my ears, a bit wrong for a late 19 th-century American salon).