Meinl Sonic Energy 12-inch Steel Tongue Drum

£259.00

Find Harmony with a Meinl Sonic Energy Steel Tongue Drum

Description

Discover Expressive Melodies with the Meinl Sonic Energy 12-inch Steel Tongue Drum

Discover the soulful resonance of the Meinl Sonic Energy 12-inch Steel Tongue Drum. This versatile instrument, also known as the Tank Drum, traces its roots back to the ingenuity of Dennis Havlena, who crafted the first Steel Tongue Drum from an empty propane tank in 2007. Today, Steel Tongue Drums, such as the Meinl Sonic Energy model, continue to captivate musicians and enthusiasts worldwide with their unique sound and expressive capabilities.

Crafted from high-quality stainless steel, Steel Tongue Drums are hollow bodies composed of two dome-like shapes. The top side features incised slots surrounding different sizes of tongues, generating a variety of notes. The count of these notes varies between models, offering a range of melodic possibilities as seen in theses examples…

A Minor

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Tuning: A4/a’ 440 Hz / A3, C4, D4, E4, G4, A4, C5, D5

A Akebono

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Tuning: A4/a’ 440 Hz / A3, B3, C4, E4, F4, A4, B4, C5

Thanks to the Soul Drums YouTube channel for these public examples.

G Major

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Tuning: A4/a’ 440 Hz / G3/ A3, B3, D4, E4, G4, A4, B4

Whether you’re a teacher, a sound therapist, or simply a music lover, the Meinl Sonic Energy 12-inch Steel Tongue Drum invites you to explore its enchanting tones regardless of age or previous musical experience. You don’t have to read music to play the Steel Tongue Drum; the tones are carefully chosen to harmonise effortlessly.

To elicit sound from the steel tongues, simply strike them with your fingers or a mallet. For meditative sounds, lightly tap the tongues with your fingers, allowing them to vibrate and resonate with sounds encouraging a feeling of tranquillity.

Precision-crafted for exceptional sound quality, the Meinl Sonic Energy 12-inch Steel Tongue Drum is perfect for public performances, private playing sessions, and sound therapy workshops alike. Complete with a pair of rubber mallets and a padded bag for added protection during transport and storage, this instrument is ready to accompany you on every step of your musical and therapeutic journey.