This instrument is called a Celesta. How does it look and sound similar to a piano? How does it look or sound different?
This instrument uses metal sound plates for each pitch. Can you think of another material that could be used for this? What might it sound like?
This instrument is made mostly of wood. How do you think it would sound or look different if it were made of another material? Why do you think this maker decided to use wood?
If you made this instrument, how would you have decorated it differently? What would it look like?
What surprised you most about this instrument?
This instrument has a button that ‘ruins everything’. If you could add a button to this instrument that could do whatever musical thing you liked, what would it do?
How does this instrument look similar to a piano? How does it look different?
This maker is using a lot of non-traditional items to create sound. What other items do you think they could have used? What would they sound like?
If you had not seen this instrument, how many instruments would you think were playing at once in this clip?
How is this piano similar to or different from the other instruments that we have seen on this field trip?
How do you think this instrument could be used in a live performance?
What does this instrument sound like to you? Do you like it? Why or why not.