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Georges Barbar - percussions    


GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™  |  The Largest Playable Bar Chimes
"Bar chimes built by George Barbar [Lebanon] and played at the Byblos-off Festival in Byblos, Lebanon, on 17 june 2004, measured 15 m [49 ft] in length and consisted of 1,000 chimes. They varied in lengths from 5.1 cm [2 in] to 105 cm [41 in], and were attached to 20 wooden bars fixed to 20 cymbal stands ".

If the tubes were aligned straight in one direct line they will reach 550.5 m in length.

This instrument finds many applications and is very suitable for different artistic purposes, ranging from contemporary dance performances to movie soundtracks.



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