Xylophone

Is a Marimba the Same as a Xylophone? + Other Questions

Both the marimba and the xylophone are considered types of xylophone instruments. They look similar. You differentiate the two by looking at the undersides of the tone plates for the lower-ranged notes. The central portions of these bars on a marimba hollow out, while those of a xylophone are wavy. The marimba has a soft…