Custom made steel tongue drum (hank tank or handpan) Special, hand-painted design, just for you. Tuned to any musical scale or frequency.
Made in the UK by hand. I offer a very personal, caring and human service where we can chat in detail about what you want, and your drum will be tailor made, especially for you. Please note the dispatch time, which is the waiting time for production. Pictures shown are for reference. You can have it just like that, or with alterations / customisation.
It's just about communication. If you don't ask for anything different, you will receive what is shown in the picture. Bear in mind that every single one is unique, no 2 are ever the same, because each is handpainted, so there may be slight variation. Choose a musical scale based on how you intend to use the drum. Perhaps you would like to use it as an instrument for personal relaxation, therapy and emotional healing?
It's also useful to know whether you intend on playing alone or with friends (possibly with other musical instruments). Size LARGE: 30cm diameter (height varies between 12 - 18cm) Scale / tuning I can tune to any musical scale (literally), and in addition you can choose between any of the frequencies below (applying to any scale): - 440Hz is the common, general standard in modern music. It's good for playing with other musical instruments. 432Hz resonates in sympathy with the heartbeat of the Earth, thereby bringing your body and mind into harmony with nature.
528Hz (444Hz for the whole scale) is the frequency of love and creation, and is derived from the original Solfeggio scale. It was used by ancient priests and healers to manifest miracles and produce blessings. Solfeggio scale - I tune to a scale which is based closely on the original Solfeggio scale (but adapted slightly to the range of the instrument).
In fact, other frequencies are also possible. For example, I once tuned a drum to the frequency of a traditional folk singer's voice (who sang from instinct rather than matching any instruments), which averaged somewhere around 425Hz.
You can even listen to the finished scale when it's ready, if you wish (please request this in a note/message). I also reserve the right to use my own interpretation, and to be granted some artistic freedom - though I will endeavour to make you happy, of course :- We can work together to create something really special and you can approve a photo before it is sent out (please request this in a note/message). This price includes the full, personal service detailed above, to help me create the perfect drum for you.
You will also receive: - A simple, hessian cloth bag - One pair of drum sticks How do I play? You can play either with the drum sticks provided, or by hand. The sticks have rubber tips which bounce off the tongues, producing a clear, loud sound. Some people prefer to play by hand. Using your finger tips, you tap very quickly, as if the tongue was very hot.It can take a little practise. The sound is quieter and less pure (as the contact sound can be heard), but it does provide the charm of the human element and feels more personal. However these drums are still of the same excellent quality, and my expertise means I tune very precisely to exactly what you want. If you have any questions at all or would like to chat about a drum, please message me. The item "CUSTOMISED steel tongue drum (hank tank or handpan) 12' (30cm) Handmade UK" is in sale since Monday, January 11, 2021.
This item is in the category "Musical Instruments\Percussion\Folk & World Drums\Handpans". The seller is "2010annee22000" and is located in coventry. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.