Recommended for beginner, intermediate, and advanced players. The HAPI Mini is the highest voiced drum, great for rhythmic melodies. It is the smallest and most compact tongue drum. These little ones have a big sound at a small price! It’s so easy to bring it along anywhere you go. Play it in the park, bring it over to a friends house, or take it camping. Fits in day packs for easy travel and even has its own optional padded bag for transport and storage.
Available in 2 different pentatonic scales:
- C Major (C4, D4, E4, G4, A4, C5, D5, E5)
- D Akebono (D4, E4, F4, A4, Bb4, D5, E5, F5)
The word “pentatonic” comes from the Greek word pente meaning five and tonic meaning tone. It is a musical scale that consists of five notes within one octave. Because of their arrangement, pentatonic scales are often used to introduce beginners to music.
Tongue drums are metal vessel instruments that have have vibrating tongues that create a beautiful and resonant tone. The tongues can be played with fingers or small mallets. An extremely beautiful and meditative instrument for home or studio. They also sound great when played along with handpans.