The Hal Leonard Bagpipe Method is designed for anyone just learning to play the Great Highland bagpipes. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner’s guide serves as an introduction to the bagpipe chanter. It includes access to online video lessons with demonstrations of all the examples in the book. Lessons include: The practice chanter The Great Highland […]
Irish Bouzoukis are large relatives of the mandolin family, and are sometimes called octave mandolins or citterns. They evolved from the 1960s and 1970s Irish folk music revival, when Greek bouzoukis were used as background rhythm instruments and later adapted into a new instrument. The three main differences between the Irish bouzouki and Greek bouzouki […]
The Stylophone GEN X-1 is the latest portable analogue synthesizer by Dubreq. With a stylus, keyboard, and separate sound strip. it has an LFO (with square and triangle waves), a low pass filter (cutoff/resonance), an envelope (attack/decay), a sub octave -1 & -2 switch, built in delay and Pulse Width Modulation. From quirky beats to […]
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 […]