The harp mandolin appeared in the early 1900s. This modern replica exploits the sympathetic vibrations gained with the four additional harp strings to give the mandolin sound a built-in echo chamber reverb effect. The harp strings can be plucked along with the mandolin, extending the range of the instrument. Tuned diatonically starting below the G […]
The Tenori-On is a musical interface of light and sound. In testing an interface based on the tactility and lighting of a 16×16 grid of switches, Yamaha Designers sought to make playing a musical instrument an enjoyable experience for all. The 256 switches that make up the Interface are not reserved solely to output sound, […]
Recorders are a fun and accessible first instrument that’s easy to learn and play, and millions of schoolchildren around the world learn the instrument every year. The Yamaha YRS-312B soprano recorder is a Baroque system in the key of C, with double holes: C-C#, D-D#; simulated rosewood finish; and three-piece construction.
The Forest Whisper 12 hole Ocarina was tuned to ensure that each tone reaches the standard before firing. The smoked Ocarina is burned in a high-temperature kiln with natural straw, so it will have a smoky smell, which is natural. In addition, straw fire craft can make the sound of the flute more gentle and […]
This 17-key kalimba thumb piano is made from handcrafted mahogany and ore steel bars. The keys are engraved with letters and notes, and the instrument comes with a professional kalimba study manual and video tutorial. Suitable for adult beginners, kids, and professionals. Also includes an EVA case and cloth bag, and tuning hammer.
Pianicas are easy-to-play instruments that are fun for both beginners and experienced musicians. Like a small air-powered piano with a sound similar to an accordion or harmonica, a pianica can be a great way to start your musical journey or a new addition to your musical toolbox. With 32 keys, the Yamaha P-32D Pianica has […]
The Sunnyland musical washboard, made by the Columbus Washboard Company in Logan, Ohio, offers a smooth traditional wavy stainless steel rubbing surface that generates a loud boomy tone. Made of durable rust-free metal surface, the corrugated wave pattern is similar to frottoir and zydeco style rub boards — great for jug band and Cajun tunes. […]
The Astral Destiny is a compact and powerful modulated octave reverb pedal that features eight reverb modes with eight editable presets, assignable expression control, tails for natural reverb decay when the effect is bypassed, and a super cool stretch feature that doubles the length of the reverb while adding an adjustable pitch bending effect.
The EVH Wolfgang Special QM features a basswood body with an arched quilt maple top and a robust graphite-reinforced bolt-on quartersawn baked maple neck. The neck is carved and rolled to Eddie Van Halen’s exacting specifications and features a hand-rubbed satin urethane finish on the back. Primed for high performance, energetic riffing and blazing leads, […]