This Extra Large version of our Chakra drum has the same tuning but a slightly different note layout than the original 12" size. Still very intuitive to play and still sounds great!
Steel tongue drums are becoming more popular everyday. Originally crafted from empty propane tanks, these new Chakra Drums tank 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 well in most modern tom or snare stands. This Chakra Drum is hand tuned to the notes of the C Major Diatonic scale ranging from the C in the 4th to C the 5th octave around a 432hz tuning. The notes on the Chakra Drums are sequenced with the musician in mind making it easy to play beautiful melodies.
The drum can be played with the included mallets or with your hands and fingertips. 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. Chakra Drums are crafted of virgin high grade steel and cut with state of the art precision, after the initial construction all fine tuning is done by hand ensuring perfection!
Included with this drum: 1 Chakra drum, a pair of mallets that are specifically handmade for our drum, and a protective carrying case.