Zenko is a tongue drum (also called tank drum or hank drum) designed and created by Metal Sounds. This metal-made melodic percussion is the result of a long research & development program leaded by the Metal Sounds' team, in collaboration with scientists and experts of the metal industry. All has been studied: the raw-material (stainless steel), the blades cutting, the assembling, the finish... And the result is up to it!
The Zenko spreads its sounds like smooth and soft waves. Its high harmonics content comes from a perfect tuning that is also reliable along the years. It will produce some differents sounds depending on the kind of play: by hands or with the sticks (included).
The Omega scale is a G major scale mainly composed with natural notes. The G3 note in the center gives a deep bass that is used as a pivot. The sprirt of this scale is close to the Middle East harmonies, using many half-tones that offer several interesting combinations. surprising and mysterious, this scale is a Metal Sounds creation.
The Zenko can also be played in a standing position, on a collapsable and adjustable stand specifically designed for it. An essential accessory to increase your mobility with your Zenko.
• weight 2.8 Kg (6.17 Lbs)
• diameter 32 cm (12.6")
• height 13 cm (5.12")
• 9 notes: G3 Eb4 G4 Ab4 B4 C5 D5 Eb5 F5
• Deluxe bag included
• Support ring included
• Pair of sticks included
Brand reference number:ZEN08