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A detailed history of the hang drum (handpan)

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

hang-drumIf you are up to date in the musician field then surely you can heard about the handpan drum and in this instrument inspiration comes from the steel pans. In traditional steel pan is called as hang instrument but they are using some sort of technology to this instrument. The name “hang” comes from the Bernese German word which is known as the hand. When it comes to the playing method of this instrument then it is played by hands so it is called as the hang instrument. This instrument consists of the two hemispheres of the steel which similar to the 2 woks. But the steel is thicker than the woks but however the music is created by the gas nitrating and the two pieces are looks like the UFO. Continue reading “A detailed history of the hang drum (handpan)” »