Name: Zenko Pygmy Tongue Drum
Quality: Hand finished and hand tuned
Simple Description: The Zenko is a stainless-steel tongue drum (also called a “tank” drum or “hank”) designed and created by Metal Sounds in France. The drum can be played by both beginners and experienced musicians alike. The Pygmy scale is a C minor pentatonic scale. This scale is a pentatonic mode (5 notes that are repeated) that comes from Africa. It will fit perfectly with many ethnic instruments like balafon or sanza/kalimba. A beloved scaled by world music musicians.
C minor pentatonic scale with a 7th minor.
9 notes: C4 D4 Eb4 G4 Bb4 C5 D5 Eb5 G5
Weight: 6.17 lbs.
Diameter: 12.6 inches
Height: 5.12 inches
Materials: Stainless steel
A pair of sticks
Sound Notes: The Zenko spreads sound in smooth, soft waves. Its high harmonics content is the result of perfect tuning that remains stable over the years. It produces different sounds depending on whether you play by hand or using sticks.
Extras: Want to play the Zenko standing up? We have a specially designed stand that is both collapsible and adjustable - an essential accessory for your Zenko.