Definitions for vibraphonistˈvaɪ brəˌfoʊ nɪst, vaɪˈbrɒf ə-
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word vibraphonist
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a musical percussion instrument resembling a xylophone and having metal bars struck with mallets and electrically powered resonators to sustain the tone and create a vibrato.
Category: Music and Dance
Ref: Also called vibraharp.
Origin of vibraphone:
1925–30; < L vibrā(re) to shake + -phone
vi•bra•phon•istˈvaɪ brəˌfoʊ nɪst, vaɪˈbrɒf ə-(n.)
a musician who plays the vibraphone
A musician who plays the vibraphone.
Origin: From vibraphone + -ist.
Find a translation for the vibraphonist definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these vibraphonist definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"vibraphonist." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 1 Aug. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/vibraphonist>.