I learned to play, a little bit of banjo-mandolin, but there was a xylophone or marimba in my room so I when I was quite little I learned to play that.
The most popular musical instrument now is the marimba , which is similar to the xylophone.
Many of the songs feature marimba , and a xylophone is even used as lead melody in the intro to ‘Red Rain.’
The erhu, accordion, balafon, flute, marimba , and numerous other cultural instruments, are blended together.
The latter successfully combined the African marimba in a long movement through less melodic but more textural layers of the beautiful Chinese instruments' sounds.
The rest of his section is made up of keyboards, marimba , acoustic guitar, African kora and percussion, with Gospel choir to come.
Here the group combines trombone, a simplistic guitar line, and what sounds like either a marimba or a xylophone.
Ongoing difficulties with providing professional-quality instruments, especially a five-octave marimba , played a part in the decision.
‘Maybe we'll have some congas and bongos, marimba and vibraphones, a bass drum, cow bells - perhaps a Chinese gong,’ she said, thoughtfully.
In Fertility Rites, sampled throat songs play counterpoint games with a marimba ; in Hunter's Dream, they are combined with flute samples.