These bars are made of high-grade anodised aluminium and are attached to a balanced, 26cm wooden beam in a single row, with durable nylon cords. With their wondrous sound, bar chimes can serve multiple purposes for many musicians, bands and orchestras. Magical and wondrous sound You can mount this instrument on the separately available Meinl stand and you play it with a beater (which is not included in this purchase). When you drag beater over the gold-coloured bars, you get a wonderfully bright twinkling noise. Especially well suited for music that needs a magical and wondrous atmosphere.