The hand engraved artwork by itself is a piece of art. When it came in, it was more beautiful that I had ever expected. But also you can purchase the premade instruments in our If you have some questions or want to purchase our instruments, please visit our or fill in the. Made in Arizona, the resonating chamber has been designed for improved harmonics and ongoing resonance long after the note has been played. This is a steel tongue drum that arrives already tuned to C Major pentatonic scale and each drum can be tuned to a specific scale on request.
Two hemispheres have the radius and the size, which are very close to handpans. It took a long time and a huge amount of experiments while searching for my authentic sound and the creation of the first instrument. . My boyfriend and I play it, in some fashion, everyday. The eight petals are on the upper half-shell.
Dennis modified the design by moving the petals from the side of the drum to the top rim to create the same tonal circle as the hang drum. The is fashioned from two 1. The resulting instrument was a metal pipe with four petals cut into the side. Idiopan Domina 12-Inch Tunable Steel Tongue Drum This is a very beautiful, well-constructed and extremely sturdy musical instrument. We would recommend to focus on your taste and preferences.
Guda Freezbee Drum The Freezbee is a unique handmade steel tongue drum that is loud and responds well to being played by hand unusual for most steel tongue drums. Use any convenient for you means of communication that published on the page. The is a percussion instrument that belongs to the class of steel tongue drums. Just follow a few simple rules for maintenance of your drum: don't scratch and don't drop your instrument, don't press the tongues and try to avoid temperature difference , contact with aggressive chemical environment and water. After lengthy calculations and numerous experiments with sound forms, materials and tuning, a drum was created that meets all of the above requirements.
And on top of that it makes such majestic soothing sounds! And customers who want to emphasize their individuality can also order custom-designeds. Thus was born the steel tongue drum. Guda is the only tonguepan instrument on the market which is made from such materials as stainless steel, brass and aluminum. The perfect tuning of this percussion instrument results in beautiful harmonics and can be played with mallets or by hand. It comes with specially made mallets, a soft fleece liner bag and a heavy duty bag for travel. Also, using such material allows us to build 100% rust resistant instruments which do not need special care. In Aztec lore, music is a gift bestowed on humankind by the gods.
Because I already have an Idiopan and it can replace a lot of different tonguedrums with his tunability. For a mid-range steel tongue drum this is a good choice out of the selection. All models have different size, weight, and number of notes. Bhopali is also referred to as Bhoop and is a scale derived from a classical raga of Hindustan. I had to have this sound in my life. Each petal is tuned to a specific note. The drum has a really nice, warm, balanced sound, and this makes it a great fit even for loud, high-energy drum jams.
Made out of stainless steel, it is thicker than the previous model, ensuring an amazing clarity of sound. The lower half-shell is the resonator. Over time, new technologies and materials were introduced. Single VibeDrum E Minor Pentatonic The Single Vibedrum gives the buyer a good value for their money because the makers have plated it with 100% zinc on the interior and exterior in order to protect it against elements. If you can't choose your favourite one, contact us, and we'll help you with pleasure! Beginners can also use instead of their fingers. In the section you can see available for sale models, and in the section to discover the nuances of creating instrument by unique project. This review is long overdue.
Generally, these instruments are made from hollow logs with slits, or tongues, cut or burned into the surface. An antique bronze powder coating gives it a professional finish and out of all the drums, this one has the most amount left in stock. I sincerely hope that my creation will appeal to the other fans of harmonious sound. I love the sound of the Gypsy Minor scale Great concept and design! Octave overtones harmonics are mixed to the main sound , but also can be played separately. This instrument can be played while standing or on a stand that is collapsible and adjustable, designed specifically for the instrument. My only sadness is that I did not find a way to buy it sooner. The method of manufacturing is also very close to handpan making.
Also we have some Middle Eastern Hijaz, Kurd, Gypsy Minor, Lowbery , Japanese Hokkaido, Akebono and Indian Raga Desh scales. On my site you can get detailed information about this instrument, know the history of its creation, get acquainted with its author. This was a huge breakthrough since it made it possible to lay out a large number of notes on a limited surface area, making the instrument intuitively easier to play. And so, what is the? You can choose from the variety of options - materials, scales, design and other. Around 2007, the Latin American percussionist set about experimenting with new materials to create ancient tongue drums. Great build quality, small enough to fit in my backpack.
Tuned to the a C Major scale it has eight notes C D E F G A B C and comes with two rubber mallets and a bag. Made from an especially hard steel, the Guda Freezbee now holds its tuning for longer and is more durable and was designed to sound more percussive than a typical steel tongue drum. We can say with certainty that the predecessor to the steel tongue drum, handpan or hang drum, the slit drum, is one of the oldest musical instruments known to mankind. The customizable music scales are mostly , so playing the is easy and fun even for amateur musicians. The metal, unlike wood, produced a loud, bright sound with rich overtones. Today, we know of other versions of these wonderful instruments: the , , and a range of related African slit drums.