Steel Tongue Drums

Steel Tongue Drums

Joyful and mesmerising, tongue drums are a percussion instrument that delivers captivating melodious tones. It’s enjoyed by beginners and accomplished musicians alike. When struck with a mallet or by hand, tongue drums create a soothing, uplifting resonance. Whether you're seeking a tranquil solo session or creating a group soundscape, you’ll enjoy the therapeutic power of music in a refreshingly down-to-earth way.
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Your Guide to Tongue Drums

Tongue drums are an instrument belonging to the idiophone family, thought to be the oldest type of musical instrument based on archaeological finds. Thousands of years ago, our ancestors throughout Africa, Southeast Asia and Oceania carved or constructed these instruments from bamboo or wood.

What are tongue drums used for?
The tongue drum has a range of uses. It can be played in musical settings, accompanied by a band or in a solo session. They’re also commonly used in sound healing, yoga and meditation. We also see many players taking their tongue drum into nature to reconnect with themselves and their surroundings, but it can be played anywhere.

What are tongue drums made from?
Our tongue drums are made from high-quality steel, resulting in a durable instrument with high-quality sound.

How do you play the tongue drum?
You can play the tongue drum by striking its tuned metal tongues with mallets or your fingertips. Each tongue produces a distinct note, allowing you to create melodic rhythms. Each tongue drum has its own musical scale comprising of the scales various notes. You cant play a wrong note on a tongue drum, so it’s great for beginners. Experiment with different strokes, explore the musical scale and let your creativity flow. Its intuitive design welcomes both novices and experienced musicians to effortlessly unlock the captivating world of tongue drum music.

How do I care for my tongue drum?
To clean your tongue drum, we recommend a free microfibre cloth that does not leave lint after wiping over the instrument, as these can be slightly abrasive. When not in use, store it somewhere out of harm’s way.

What shipping options are available for tongue drums?
We offer fast shipping, free for orders over $150. Plus, a 30-day money-back guarantee. If you’re not 100% satisfied, we’ll happily give you a full refund. (Returns must be well packed and returned in their original condition within 30 days.) We’ll even pay return postage.

 

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