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  • Posted at December 19, 2015 | By : | Categories : Just In | 0 Comment
  • HIGH SPIRIT POCKET FLUTES

    This smaller version of the high spirit flutes are great for travelers and beginners. Made out of cedar, spanish cedar and walnut.

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    Posted at November 20, 2015 | By : | Categories : Just In,Winds | 0 Comment
  • SEAPOD SHAKER WRIST BAND

    Artesanal sea pod seed shakers attached to a wrist band, great for dancers and world music performers.

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    Posted at November 20, 2015 | By : | Categories : Just In,Percussion | 0 Comment
  • WRIST BAND BELLS

    Small and colorful wrist bands with bells for any child to make beautiful ringing sounds by just moving their arms!

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    Posted at November 20, 2015 | By : | Categories : Children,Just In | 0 Comment
  • DOUBLE SHAKERS

    Wooden double chamber shakers perfect for professional and casual musicians.

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    Posted at November 20, 2015 | By : | Categories : Just In,Percussion | 0 Comment
  • SINGING MAGNETS

    This very unique looking magnetized stone can achieve the most amazing sounds as it flies through the air or made into a bracelet. It’s capabilities go beyond imaginable!

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    Posted at November 20, 2015 | By : | Categories : Just In,Percussion,Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • EGG SHAKERS

    Beautiful egg shaped wooden shakers. Perfect for jamming or just to have a fun rhythm.                     Available also in plastic version.                       The latest version is state of the art egg shaker with a punctured chamber […]

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    Posted at November 20, 2015 | By : | Categories : Children,Just In,Percussion | 0 Comment
  • ANIMAL GUIRO’S

    This wooden instrument croaks as the back is rubbed back and forth or have a clave type feature if strum to resonate.                  

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    Posted at November 20, 2015 | By : | Categories : Children,Just In,Percussion | 0 Comment
  • FREE RIDE BONGOS

    Small sized bongos with a big sound! Great for traveling musicians.

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    Posted at November 20, 2015 | By : | Categories : Children,Drums,Percussion | 0 Comment
  • MAJORA’S MASK OCARINA

    Based on the game Majora’s Mask from the Legend of Zelda series, this pocket sized mask shaped ocarina works as properly tested by our staff!              

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    Posted at November 20, 2015 | By : | Categories : Children,Just In,Winds | 0 Comment
  • HOBBIT OCARINA

    Hobbit ocarina from Lord of the Rings series. Fully functional ceramic made.

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    Posted at November 20, 2015 | By : | Categories : Just In,Winds | 0 Comment
  • ANIMAL OCARINAS

    Assorted ceramic properly functioning ocarinas!

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    Posted at November 20, 2015 | By : | Categories : Children,Just In,Winds | 0 Comment
  • POCKET SHAKERS

    This shakers are designed to fit in your pockets to start a beat anytime!

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    Posted at November 20, 2015 | By : | Categories : Just In,Percussion | 0 Comment
  • LEGEND OF ZELDA OCARINA

    Based on the famous video game ‘Legend of Zelda’, this ceramic replica completely resembles the original soundsĀ and includes a book with all the songs!               Plastic version also available with the same accuracy on notes!

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    Posted at November 20, 2015 | By : | Categories : Just In,Winds | 0 Comment
  • ELVEN OCARINA LOTR

    This beautiful looking ocarina is based on the elven culture of the renown Lord of the Rings series.

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    Posted at November 20, 2015 | By : | Categories : Just In,Winds | 0 Comment
  • ANGRY BIRDS OCARINAS

    Based on the well know video game “Angry Birds”, this peculiar looking characters are fully functional ocarinas!

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    Posted at November 20, 2015 | By : | Categories : Children,Just In,Winds | 0 Comment
  • BRAZILIAN CUICA

    This unique instrument is used mostly to accompany samba rhythms. It’s cylindrical, alum based body allows sound to escape at the bottom; and the tight skin connected to a wooden stick which is rubbed with wet hands to produce the sound.

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    Posted at November 20, 2015 | By : | Categories : Just In,Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Feng Gong

    The Feng Gong, also known as the Wind Gong, is a narrow brass gong. It’s wind-like sound is wispy and haunting when played quietly. When played loudly the sound if bright and powerful. Made from B-20 bronze, they range from 6 inches to 40 inches in diameter.

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    Posted at November 8, 2015 | By : | Categories : Gongs | 0 Comment
  • Chao Gongs

    We have large and small Chao Gongs from 10 inches in diameter to 52 inches in diameter. These gongs come directly from highest quality fair trade manufacturers in China. Each of our gongs are carefully played and listened to before being selected for our store. These gongs are are the most familiar Chinese gong to […]

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    Posted at November 8, 2015 | By : | Categories : Gongs | 0 Comment
  • HAPI Drums

    Somewhat of a combination between the hand pan and the African log drum, these instruments, like log drums, are most often played with a pair of mallets. These come in a range of tunings, colours, and sizes.  We also stock magnets for re-tuning these drums, as well as bags.  All models come with a pair […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Hand Pans and Steeldrums,Melodics,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Harmonium

    Harmoniums have keys like the piano and a bellows that is pumped with one hand. The sound is created by the air streaming through tuned metal reeds. Depending on the type of harmonium, there are registers for lower and higher pitch, for doubling the octaves, regulation of the volume, vibrato and various bordunes. Indian harmoniums […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Melodics,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Kalimba

    The kalimba family of instruments is uniquely African and appears to have been invented twice! A wood or bamboo-tined kalimba appeared on the west coast of Africa some 3,000 years ago, and metal-tined lamellophones appeared in the Zambezi River valley around 1,000 years ago. Also known as the thumb piano, the kalimba is held with […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Melodics,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Lithophone

    A beautiful granite and wood xylophone – Gandharva Loka stocks fair trade lithophones made in Pondicherry, India available in 6, 7, 8 and 9 note scales.  The light and deeply resonating notes of this instrument make it a perfect accompaniment from sound healing or and additional unique chime like tone to any musical composition.

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Melodics,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Mouth Harp

    The mouth Harp has been used for centuries in almost every culture on earth. This explains the astonishing number of about 400 types, as each country and each region created its own typical style. The variety of names speaks up for itself – there are several hundred names for this simple instrument, but there is […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Melodics,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Sansula

    Sansulas have a richer, more mellow and resonant sound than that of the traditional kalimba which they are based upon. The metal bars are produced precisely and are tuned to A minor with additional tunings in B and F. If you hold the sansula on your lap or over an even surface you can create […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Melodics,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Sen-Plates

    This is a new instrument from Germany consisting of six metal plates. The inherent sound of the metal can be expressed perfectly with the special tuning technique of sen-plates. Each tone can sound soft or powerful according to the intensity and the way the plate is struck. A special timbre is created by the corresponding […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Melodics,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Shruti Boxes

    Drone instruments are an important staple of Indian traditional music, and so when the harnonium began to be used in India, a small, keyless version was developed in order to provide accompaniment. For those looking for a drone accompaniment to singing, this is a perfect choice. They are available in both their classic wooden form […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Melodics,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Tuning Forks

    Tuning forks available in various notes for tuning instruments.

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Melodics,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Waterphone

    Waterphones (also known as Ocean Harps) were originally invented and developed by Richard Waters, an American artist, sculptor, inventor and musician, who drew inspiration for the instrument from such instruments as the Tibetan water drum and the African kalimba. The waterphone is a type of atonal acoustic musical instrument consisting of a metal resonator bowl […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Melodics,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Wah Wah Tubes

    Wah Wah Tubes are simple aluminium tubular bells that produce a long-lasting sound that is rich in overtones. A fascinating 'wah-wah' effect can be created by opening and closing the small opening. Wah Wah Tubes are simple aluminium tubular bells that produce a long-lasting sound that is rich in overtones. A fascinating 'wah-wah' effect can […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Melodics,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Energy Chimes

    A gentle stroke with the wooden striker is enough to produce from these energy chimes a pure, crystal clear tone which resonates for up to thirty seconds. The sound vibrations emitted by these energy chimes are rich in natural harmonics which are considered to be the healing elements of music. Gandharva Loka has energy chimes […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Children,Melodics,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Glockenspiel

    A modern German xylophone utilizing metal keys. They have a beautiful chiming sound and can be played with rubber or wooden mallets.  Originally, it was a set of tuned bells, but the modern xylophone utilizes keys inspired by the Asian metallophone, and is now a popular orchestral instrument.  We offer high quality glockenspiels in a […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Children,Melodics,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Tube Glockenspiel

    A beautiful Indian xylophone from Pondicherry, which utilizes tubes rather than flat keys, and therefore has a wonderfully resonant tone. Available in wood or metal in various sizes.

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Melodics,Singing Bowls and Bells,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Xylophone

    It is theorized that this instrument originated around 500 AD with a group of Malay-Polynesian peoples who migrated to Africa. From there, it spread throughout Eastern Africa and to Southern Asia, where versions with metal keys are particularly popular in Indonesia in Gamelan orchestras. It is played with wooden or rubber mallets and either chromatically […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Children,Melodics,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Log Drums

    Similar to xylophones, these instruments are used throughout Africa, Southeast Asia, and Oceania. In Africa, they are often used for long term communication. Traditionally, they are often constructed of a hollowed out log, with its ends covered, but they are also often constructed of wooden panels fitted together. To play, one strikes the tongues cut […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Children,Made in Canada,Melodics,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Apitua, Grello, & Agogo

    Apitua and Agogo are metal African bells. Grello are more like castanets as they are played on two of the fingers. All are usually made of iron and are percussion instruments used to establish and drive rhythm and to add texture and variety to music. They are distinctive and provide a strong cutting metallic sound […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Bird and Fish Trident

    Our bird and fish tridents are fun percussion instruments that are great value for money because they double as a guiro and a wood block with three different tones. They are well made and very cute! Appealing and quite suitable for children.

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Cabasa

    The cabasa is a percussion instrument of African origin that is constructed with loops of steel ball chain wrapped around a wide cylinder. The cylinder is fixed to a long, narrow wooden or plastic handle. It provides a metallic, rattling sound when shaken or twisted, similar to the sound of a rattlesnake. The cabasa is […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Percussion | 0 Comment
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  • Caxixi

    Caxixi (pronounced ka-shee-shee) are a percussive musical instrument of African origin that became popular in Brazil as a accompaniment to the berimbau in Capoeira. In West Africa it is used by singers and often alongside drummers. They are similar, in many ways, to maracas. Caxixi consist of a woven cane basket with a hard gourd […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Claves

    Claves are a percussion instrument made up of two short pieces of wood which are played against each other producing a sharp cutting sound. They are traditionally made from good hardwoods but some modern producers will even use fiberglass or plastic. When played they are held with the non dominant hand cupped underneath one of […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Cuica

    A Brazilian friction drum, is synonymous with the sound of fun and laughter that one would experience at a Brazilian carnival. The cuica is often used in samba music and is a wonderfully simple instrument. It is made from a small drum with a stick mounted in the middle of the skin. One plays by […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Damroo

    The damroo (also known as the 'monkey talking drum') is a two sided Indian percussion instrument that is shaped like an hour glass. Gandharva Loka generally stocks three sizes the smallest if which is 8cm high by 9cm in diameter (a good size for children) and the largest being 15cm high by 10cm in diameter. […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Devil Chaser

    Also known as a Frog Caller, this novel and fun instrument consists of a small wooden drum with a hide skin. Through the skin passes a nylon line which is loosely attached to a resin coated groove in a wooden stick. The attached handle is pulled taught and tweaked to create a loud rasping sound […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Guiros

    The guiro is a percussion instrument commonly used throughout Latin-America. Originally created using a gourd, modern models are made from both wood and plastic. The guiro has ridges cut into the surface of it. One typically holds the guiro in one hand and plays it by rubbing a stick up and down over the ridges. […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Kokoriko

    Gandharva Loka stocks hand-made wooden clackers with handles that are carved as dolphins or geckos. These eighteen blade wooden clackers offer a warm and natural tone. Clackers play a crucial role in both traditional and contemporary music that requires a strong percussive rhythm section.

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Shakers

    We have wooden eggs, wooden balls, plastic eggs, maracas, talking shakers, caxixi, shakers on a stick, and a variety of plastic, metal and wooden shakers. The colourful plastic egg shakers, as in the red one pictured on the right side of the image, are excellent for young children.

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Shekere

    The shekere is a percussive instrument of West Africa origin. It is made of dried gourds of various sizes that are covered with nets that have colourful beads or shells woven into them. Throughout the African continent there are similar gourd and bead or gourd and seed percussion instruments that have various names and decoration. […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Singing Saw

    At the beginning of the 20th century, blacksmiths did not have any way to test the degree of steel's hardness when it had been in the fire. What he did was to strike the steel with a hammer. When it produced a particular long lasting tone, the hardness was deemed correct. Carl Feldmann was a […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Televi Shaker

    Considered a children's toy in Ghana, the televi, aslatua, or patica is a rhythmic/percussive instrument that is traditionally made from two small gourds filled with beans that are connected by a short piece of braided sting. With a pair in each hand – one gourd being cupped in the palm while the other being free […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Vibraslap

    The vibraslap is a percussion instrument consisting of a piece of stiff wire that is bent into a U shape and connects a wood ball to a hollow wooden box that contains small pieces of metal. The percussionist holds the metal wire in one hand and strikes the ball with the free hand. The box […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Animal Guiros

    Guiros originating in Thailand in the shape of various animals. They are made of wood, and come with a wooden mallet.

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Children,Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Anklung

    An ancient Indonesian instrument made of bamboo, which was an important ceremonial instrument in Java's Hindu period. They are able to play only one note, and thus are played in large orchestras.

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Children,Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Egg Shakers

    Egg shaped shakers in either wood, plastic, or rawhide available in various sizes.

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  • Elephant

    A sweet little elephant shaped wooden flute, which when played produces a high squeak, much like the call of an elephant calf.

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Children,Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Forest Devil

    Also known as a Frog Caller, this novel and fun instrument consists of a small wooden drum with a hide skin. Through the skin passes a nylon line which is loosely attached to a resin coated groove in a wooden stick. The attached handle is pulled taught and tweaked to create a loud rasping sound […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Children,Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Jingle Sticks

    This is a cute percussion instrument with a colourful wooden handle and a funny face that comes in in two designs. Five bells are fixed with studs to a strap and the novelty toy jingles cheerily when shaken. This kind of toy is a great way to introduce music and rhythm in a playful, fun […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Children,Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Maracas

    Maracas (also known as rumba shakers and, in Trinidad, shac-shacs) have their origins in Puerto Rico, Cuba, Colombia, Guatemala and are also associated with several nations in the Caribbean Islands. Clay maracas have been found that were used by the natives of Colombia some 1500 years ago. Maracas are a simple percussion instrument that are […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Children,Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Owl

    An owl shaped whistle, which comes in three different sizes and produces a sweet owl hoot when blown.

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Children,Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Sound Shapes

    Sound Shapes are high-quality, affordable percussion instruments that are perfect for the home, classroom or daycare center – children love them! They come in a variety of geometric shapes and cool sounds that are as vibrant as their colors. They range in size, colour, and shape but all have a great sound. Sound shapes can […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Children,Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Spoons

    The spoons are a percussion instrument that originated in Ireland as 'bones' – literally the convex sides of a pair of sheep rib bones that were rattled together. In more recent times 'playing the bones' has developed into 'playing the spoons'. A pair of desert spoons (or similar) are held with concave sides facing out […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Children,Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Tambourine

    The tambourine is at once an ancient instrument and one of the most common and best known instruments in the world today. It has been used in a wide range of music genre over the centuries. The tambourine consists of a wood or plastic frame with pairs of small metal discs, known as 'zils', mounted […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Children,Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Triangles

    The triangle is an idiophone type of musical instrument in the percussion family. It is a bar of metal, usually steel but sometimes other metals such as beryllium copper, bent into a triangle shape. One of the angles is left open, with the ends of the bar not quite touching. The instrument is usually held […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Children,Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Twittering Birds

    These sweet clay bird shaped whistles can be filled with water to create amazingly lifelike bird noises! Also available in plastic.

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Children,Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Pellet Drum

    Used in East Asia both for ceremonial purposes (in Mongolia) and as children's toys in many other places, these small percussion instruments are either made entirely of wood, or of a wooden frame with animal skin stretched over it. The drum is played by rolling the stick between the palms or rotating it between the […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Children,Percussion | 0 Comment
  • Bell Tree

    A bell tree is a percussive instrument consisting of vertically nested inverted metal bowls. The bowls are fixed to a vertical rod and are arranged inexactly in order of pitch. An effective ascending or descending glissando is accomplished by sliding a metal beater up or down the tree. When a glissando is played, the inexactness […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Percussion,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Flexatone

    The flexatone was invented in the 1920s. It is a percussion instrument that consists of a small flexible metal sheet suspended in a wire frame that also makes up the handle. Two wooden knobs are mounted on strips of spring steel and attached on each side of the metal sheet. The player holds the flexatone […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Percussion,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Qi-Gong Balls

    A melodious fitness device for all hands that need relaxation! In China where the ancient art of healing has been cultivated for many ages, Qi-Gong Balls are a widely used means of relaxing the nerves and to develop the flexibility of the fingers. The trick is to spin two balls in one hand without letting […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Percussion,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Rain Stick

    The rain stick comes from the Atacama Desert in Chile and is a truly natural instrument. Rain sticks are made from a particular type of cactus which, when it dies, is dried out. The thorns are then cut off and pushed back into the dried cactus branch so that the pointed tips of the thorns […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Percussion,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Shaman Rattle

    Shaman rattles are traditionally made from various materials including wood, turtle shells, snake skin, rawhide, gourds and coconuts and filled with items such as corn seeds, teeth and shards of bone or crystal, and shells (which they are also sometimes decorated with, along with feathers and fur). They are used for ritualistic purposes among Shamanic cultures […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Made in Canada,Percussion,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Temple Block

    Temple blocks are traditionally used to serve as a beat for chants in Buddhist ceremonies. One can also use them with a lot of flexibility as the different sizes and tones produce a wonderfully array of sounds. Temple blocks are generally played as a set on a stand but they can also be held and […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Percussion,Singing Bowls and Bells | 0 Comment
  • Chinese Temple Bell

    The sounds of bells have comforted man in time of despair, warned him of impending danger, and accompanied him in battle and in revelry. Bells have also been used as part of spiritual and religious ceremony in diverse cultures world wide. Chinese temple bells that are available at Gandharva Loka are heavy cast iron bells […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Singing Bowls and Bells | 0 Comment
  • Yak Mule Bells

    Hand beaten metal bells traditionally used for animals in Eurasia and Africa, they also make excellent and unique percussion instruments.

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Singing Bowls and Bells,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Alchemy Singing Bowls

    Crystal bowls made using various combinations of metals and semi-precious stones (such as gold, platinum, silver, and various beryls). Beautifully coloured and very finely tuned with an incredibly powerful sound.  They are also available in both transluscent and opaque models.

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Singing Bowls and Bells,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Atlantean Wands

    The Atlantean wand is essentially a crystal bowl with a handle, which makes it all the more easy to play, as you do not have to worry about accidentally dulling the resonance with your hand. They are made of various semi-precious stones and are extremely resonant, like the rest of the crystal bowls.

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Singing Bowls and Bells,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Crystal Singing Bowls

    These remarkable singing bowls made of heated quartz poured into a mould and allowed to cool – very precisely tuned and extremely resonant.  Their sound is extremely powerful and the bowls are designed to resonate at a very physiological deep level.  

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Singing Bowls and Bells,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Elephant Bells

    Elephant bells were originally hung on the sides of elephants to warn others of the animal's approach. They are made of bronze and come in five different sizes.

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Singing Bowls and Bells,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Gunghroo

    Ghungroos (also spelt ghunghroo or ghunghru) are sets of many small metallic bells strung together to form a musical anklet that is strapped to the feet of Indian classical dancers. Ghungroos serve to accentuate the rhythmic aspects of Indian classical dance and allow complex footwork to be heard by the audience. The sounds produced by […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Singing Bowls and Bells,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Hand Hammered Singing Bowls

    These beautiful bowls are made in traditional fashion in Nepal, and their ever so slightly uneven surface gives them an incredible harmonic range; meaning that you will hear multiple notes at one time.  We offer them in an emormous range of sizes, and the individuality of each bowl means that each bowl has a completely […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Singing Bowls and Bells,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Temple Bell

    Tibetan temple bells are made of brass and have two main aspects: the ringing of the bell; the singing bowl aspect where a wooden stick is drawn around the rim of the bell to create the constant singing bowl tone. An important part of Tibetan Buddhism, these temple bells are ornately decorated and everything about […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Singing Bowls and Bells,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Tingsha

    Tibetan temple cymbals (also known as tingsha, Tin Shas, temple chimes and hand cymbals) are small metal cymbals used in prayer and rituals by Tibetan Buddhist practitioners. The cymbals are joined together by a leather strap and, when struck together, they producing a crystal clear, high pitched ringing tone. Tibetan temple cymbals are very thick […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Singing Bowls and Bells,Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Hand Bell Sets

    Charming little sets of plastic bells for children tuned to major scales. They are available in sets of 8, 12, and 20, and come in various shapes and sizes.

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Children,Singing Bowls and Bells | 0 Comment
  • Cow Bells

    Finely made cow bells, sold singly or in sets, which are an excellent addition to drum sets.

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Children,Singing Bowls and Bells | 0 Comment
  • Soundwave

    The soundwave is an ingenious combination of two instruments built into a comfortable platform which the recipient of the sound therapy experience lies upon. On one side is a large and sonorous tongue drum (grounding, rhythmic, integration, structure). The notes of the with four wooden tongues are A, B, D and E. On the other […]

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    Posted at July 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Sound Therapy | 0 Comment
  • Jing Cymbals

    Jing cymbals are traditional Chinese cymbals that come in a variety of sizes from hand-held to stand mounted. Jing cymbals are handmade and this gives them an authentic Asian sound with more overtones than the classical Western cymbals. Traditionally the smaller paires of cymbals are held in each hand and struck together with the stand […]

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  • Autoharp

    The Autoharp belongs to the Zither family, but has a sophisticated mechanism which makes it an easy string instrument to learn. In the beginning it might seem unusual to play, but soon proves to be simple. One hand operates with the help of a system of buttons and a number of buffers. So when playing […]

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  • Balalika

    The balalaika is a Russian instrument theorized to have been developed from certain Central Asian instruments. The first recorded mention of it is in a police file from the 17th century, and early illustrations from the 17th and 18th century portray it with anywhere from two to six strings. Nowadays, it generally has 3 strings, […]

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  • Banjo

    Instruments that lead to the development of the banjo were first fashioned by African slaves as equivalents of similar African instruments. Today, the banjo is most often associated with bluegrass, country, and Irish music. They can have 4 to 6 strings, and the body is fashioned of wood, with a piece of skin or plastic […]

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  • Banjolele

    Ukulele strings placed over a banjo head.

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  • Berimbau

    The berimbau is a single-string Brazilian percussion instrument, a musical bow made from the biriba tree. Its origin is generally accepted as being Africa, as very similar instruments are played in parts of southern Africa. The berimbau was eventually incorporated into the practice of the Afro-Brazilian martial art capoeira, where it commands how the capoeiristas […]

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  • Bouzouki

    Brought to Greece by immigrants from Asia Minor in the early 20th century, the bouzouki quickly became a central feature in Greek music, and about 50 years later, it made its way to Ireland, where it enjoys similar popularity. The main physical differences between the two models are the more rounded shape and flat back […]

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  • Charango

    The charango belongs to the family of plucked instruments. It was developed in the 16th century from the chitarra battente of the Spanish and Portuguese conquerors. Originally, the dried shell of an armadillo was used as the resonating body; nowadays it is often replaced by a wooden body. The construction of a Charango is quite […]

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  • Cimbalom

    A concert hammered dulcimer from Eastern Europe, . These instruments are larger and more complex than the average hammered dulcimer and offer and incredible range of pitch.

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  • Domra

    The design of the domra was patented and introduced into the Russian orchestra in 1896. It generally has three strings, although four stringed models also exist, and is played with a plectrum. Most often, it is used to play lead melody in balalaika ensembles.

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  • Dotara

    An ancient instrument from India which is used more as a percussive accompaniment by wandering holy men. The single stringed form is called an ektara, and the double stringed form is called a dotara.

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  • East Asian Zither (Gu Zheng, Dan Tranh, Koto)

    East Asian zithers are large trapezoids, often with a slightly arched surface. The resonating box is made from wood and has several movable bridges. In order to tune the instrument, the strings are first tuned to the same tension, and then these bridges are moved into the appropriate position. Today, they generally have between 12 […]

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  • Ektara

    An ancient instrument from India which is used more as a percussive accompaniment by wandering holy men. The single stringed form is called an ektara, and the double stringed form is called a dotara.

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  • Erhu

    The Erhu is also known as the “Chinese violin”, and is found in almost every Chinese orchestra, but is also played in small ensembles or as a solo instrument, as it has a exceptional range of tonal expression. The construction is lightweight and delicate. The small resonating chamber is hexagonal and covered with skin (usually […]

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  • Esraj & Dilruba

    The esraj is mostly played in Bengal, Bangladesh and central India, and has been for about 200 years. In the north it is known as the Dilruba, whose construction is also slightly different. The dilruba is bigger and has a larger sound box, therefore the sound is louder and more sonorous. The esraj charms the […]

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  • Gopichand

    The gopichand is commonly used in Kirtan chanting, which is a Hindu devotional practice of singing the divine names and mantras in an ecstatic call and response format. Thus it is used by Sadhus, or wandering holy men. The gopichand is the most ancient form of stringed instrument found in the Eastern parts of India, […]

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