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Steel Tongue Drums 12" Tongue Drum, A Minor, Vintage Brown - STD1VB

  • Tuned to the key of A Minor
  • Rich, full-sound
  • Pair of rubber mallets
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Steel Tongue Drums

12" Tongue Drum, A Minor, Vintage Brown - STD1VB

The MEINL Sonic Energy Steel Tongue Drum is a rich, full-sounding instrument that can be played with either hands or included rubber mallet pair. Precision crafted to deliver beautiful, expressive melodies,...

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About Steel Tongue Drums

The MEINL Sonic Energy Steel Tongue Drum is a rich, full-sounding instrument that can be played with either hands or included rubber mallet pair. Precision crafted to deliver beautiful, expressive melodies, these drums are a fantastic piece for solo performances and are equally well-suited for ensemble use. Tuned to the key of A Minor (E4, D5, C4, A4, A3, G4, D4, C5) and available in Black Powder or Vintage Brown finishes, these Sonic Energy masterpieces will inspire both inexperienced players and professionals alike.  An included padded bag helps to protect the instrument in transport or when not in use.

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Features:

  • Tuned to the key of A Minor
  • Rich, full-sound
  • Pair of rubber mallets
  • Magnetic

Tuning:

  • A4/a' 440 Hz / A3, C4, D4, E4, G4, A4, C5, D5

Includes:

  • Bag
  • Rubber Mallet Pair

Material:

  • Coated Steel

Color:

  • Vintage Brown

Drums Steel Tongue

The Steel Tongue Drum was invented by Dennis Havlena, who created the first Steel Tongue Drum from an empty propane tank in 2007. Because of this first version of the Steel Tongue Drum, it is also called Tank Drum.

Therefore, Steel Tongue Drums are hollow bodies composed of two dome-like shapes. The top side has incised slots surrounding different sizes of tongues which generates several notes, the count of which differs in between the models of Steel Tongue Drums.

Instruments for everybody

It doesn’t matter if you are a teacher, a sound therapist or simply a music lover, the Steel Tongue Drum can be played regardless of age or previous musical experience. You don't have to be able to read music to play the Steel Tongue Drum, because the tones are chosen to fit together.

To make the steel tongues vibrate and thus elicit a sound, the steel tongues are struck with the fingers or a mallet. If you want to create meditative sounds, simply strike the tongues quickly and briefly with your fingers.

Mini size to take anywhere

The Meinl Sonic Energy Mini Steel Tongue Drums feature six notes and a very compact size. They are played with the included mallets and always ready to go!

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