A tongue drum percussion instrument comprises a cylindrical shell, a circular tone plate and a plurality of fasteners. The cylindrical shell has a plurality of mounting posts extending from one edge surface. The circular tone plate is a flat metal plate provided with a plurality of tongues having a specific angle between the edges. The plurality of tongues are different in length and extend inwardly from an outer peripheral edge of the flat metal plate. The tongues are separated by radial slits and have mounting holes arranged at the ends of the slits. Different lengths of open space is created between oppositely facing end faces of the tongues.
A tongue drum comprises a circular drum head, a cylindrical drum shell, a tensioning ring, a plurality of drum lugs, a first plurality of fasteners, a circular tone plate and a second plurality of fasteners, said cylindrical drum shell provided with a plurality of mounting posts extending from one edge surface of said cylindrical drum shell.
Applicable to a variety of fields,including music education,mind healing,yoga meditation and so on.With a large number of musical scores, even beginners can play extremely pleasant music in accordance with the score.
The steel drum is handmade by professional craftsmen. Although it is simple in structure, the sound is very pleasant and it is a kind of sound like Buddha's tones. It is easier to learn and has a wider range of sounds. Even beginners can easily master and play wonderful music. No need for foundation, no need for talent, it is very suitable for children's music education, so that he can play with ease and will not feel boring. At the same time, because its voice is very ethereal, it is also used in spiritual healing and yoga meditation.It is very helpful to calm people's emotions.
Using hands or mallets.Playing it with hands demands higher standards of hands’ power and more accurate tapping position,therefore using mallets is your first choice(especially for new).The sound under the mallets will be more penetrating, purer and more ethereal. tapping the middle of tongue head, you will get the prefect sound. If some "noise" comes out when you playing it, it is mostly caused by tapping incorrect location.