Bell (instrument)

A bell (auld Saxon: bellan, tae bawl or bellae) is a simple soond-makin device.

Parts of a Bell.svg
Pairts o a teepical bell: 1. yoke, 2. croun, 3. heid, 4. shouder, 5. waist, 6. soond rim, 7. lip, 8. mooth, 9. clapper, 10. bead line
Percussion instrument
Classification haund percussion
Hornbostel–Sachs classification111.242
(Bells: Percussion vessels wi the vibration weakest near the vertex)
Playin range
Frae very heich tae very law
Relatit instruments
Chimes, Cowbell, Gong