Steel tongue drums are gaining popularity around the world. Originally crafted from empty propane tanks, these new Chakra Drums hank drums are made from a virgin steel alloy for a pure tone. Designed to be played sitting in your lap, the drum will also work great in most modern tom or snare stands. A large sound port on the bottom of the drum allows the sound to flow through. Varying the opening in the bottom of the drum can vary the volume emitted by this drum. This Chakra Drums Handpan drum is hand tuned to the whole notes of the C Major scale ranging from the 4th to the 5th octave.
Hand Pan Drums
9-Note Aeolian Mode Zen Pan Drum
Weight: 4300 grams
Size: 22" diameter x 10.5" height
This magnificent hand-played drum is lightweight, easy to transport, and musical to the touch.A light slap over the indentation will produce the harmonic and buoyant tones.There are 9 notes on The Zen Pan.The very lowest note is a 3rd octave D Note.Following in ascending order is an Aeolian scale in the key of A. (A-A#-C-D-E-F-G-A)This scale holds a very melodically dramatic progression, and is captivating when even the slightest rhythms is played.
*The Zen Pan Drum is currently out of stock; see below for a link to Chakra Drums*