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Zenko Ionian Steel Tongue Drum


Name: Zenko Ionian 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 Ionian is an A minor diatonic scale. An A3 in the center makes for a deep bass that can be used as a pivot. The Ionian is a wonderful accompaniment to other instruments.

Tuning:  9 notes: A3 C4 D E F G A B C5


Weight: 6.17 lbs.
Diameter: 12.6 inches
Height: 5.12 inches

Materials: Stainless steel


Deluxe bag
Support ring
A pair of sticks

Sound Notes: The Zenko Ionian 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 use the sticks. 

Sound Sample

Extras: Want to play the Zenko Ionian standing up? We have a specially designed stand that is both collapsible and adjustable - an essential accessory for your Zenko.