Is The Handpan a Good Instrument for Young Children?

Is The Handpan a Good Instrument for Young Children?

Handpans are fundamentally not suitable for young children. Handpans are easy to damage and are not designed for the rough and tumble of a child’s play box or room. Strikes from other objects like toys will create tuning issues and in some cases, irreparable damage, that will be costly to rectify, or worse, deem your…

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6 Tongue Drums Uses (Meditation, Yoga & Self Help)

6 Tongue Drums Uses (Meditation, Yoga & Self Help)

The Tongue Drum is a popular musical instrument used in some forms of meditation. Popularity in both solo and group meditation is growing and the affordability of Tongue Drum makes it a perfect accompaniment for meditative sessions. The best Tongue Drum for meditation will be portable and tuned to a harmonic scale, able to be…

Beginner Handpans – The Best & First Handpan for Beginners

Beginner Handpans – The Best & First Handpan for Beginners

Something amazing has happened. For the first time, there has been built a specific handpan for beginners. In a revolution for the instrument, the Beginner Series of handpans has been built specifically for people looking to buy their first handpan. There is a wide choice of handpan makers in the US now and newbies have…

How to Hold a Kalimba

How to Hold a Kalimba

The first thing you want to do when you recieve your first Kalimba is play it. Based on kalimba up to 17 keys, depending on the size of your instrument, coupled with the size of your hands and length of thumbs, it can feel a little awkward at first. So what is the right way…