Constellation Series I AkeBono
- 9 tones
- AkeBono: G, C, D, Eb, G, Ab, C, D, Eb
- Material: High Carbon Steel
- Diameter: 28 cm / 11″
- Including music eBook
- Includes travel bag and drumsticks
- The Constellation Series is characterized by the warm and deep sound
- The AkeBono key provides a relaxing, mystical sound
With this LIDAH® AkeBono Steel Tongue Drum you will experience how easy it is to practice melodic percussion. The clear, harmonious sound ensures that you cannot play wrong notes. This ensures that you can play completely careless and let your mind run free. Play the drum with your hands for a softer / quieter sound or with the included drumsticks for a clearer / louder sound. These different ways to play the AkeBono Steel Tongue Drum provide a variety in playing experience and sound. This variant has 9 tones that form an AkeBono tuning. The tongue shapes are manually cut from the steel, and tuned to perfection several times. This ensures the accurate tuning and the clear sound. The Tankdrum is extremely suitable for spiritual, meditative and therapeutic purposes, the Steel Tongue Drum is also unique in combination with other instruments.
|2.6 kg / 5,5 lb
|28 cm / 11″
|14 cm / 5,5″
Which Tankdrum and key should I choose?
The Constellation series has a diameter of 28cm and is available with 8 or 9 tones. The drum is characterized by a warm and deep sound. The drum has a long sustain which makes the tones sound nicely together. The G-Major and Lydian keys have an energetic and euphoric (happy) sound. The A-Minor tuning is relaxing and melancholic (sad) in nature where the AkeBono tuning is besides a relaxing sound also mystical in sound.
The Zephyr series is 36cm in diameter and has 9 tones. This drum is characterized by its clear and dynamic sound. This causes the tones to vibrate individually. As for the Zephyr series, the Equinox key contains both minor (B-Minor) and major (C-Major) components. It offers a relaxing and melancholic sound as well as euphoric uplifting sounds. The AkeBono key mainly offers an uplifting and mystical sound.
What can you use a Tongue Drum for?
The Tongue Drum is perfect for meditation, yoga, music therapy and other spiritual purposes. Many experience playing these instruments as enormously relaxing: "as if time stands still and all thoughts disappear for a moment". In addition, the Handpan and the Tongue Drum can be beautiful together or in combination with other instruments, such as the piano, violin or harp.