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Ever heard of a “Hang” drum?

April 9, 2009

I hadn’t until earlier today. I’m an avid music fan, so i just love finding new things like this!

“In the Bernese language, Hang refers to the human hand, as in “hand-drum.” ”
It has such a beautiful sound and tone! It was developed in 2000 and seems to be a rarer instrument, as the only place to buy one is directly from the creators in Switzerland..  and with today’s currency exchange rates, it could cost ya a pretty penny. But for something as cool as this… i may have to start saving up, it looks like so much fun!

Hang drum info- &

How to buy a hang drum * Wikipedia says that you’ll have to contact them to get on a list to buy one, but that they are taking a break and will not begin to sell new drums until perhaps next year.


Here’s one more video featuring the hang drum and a few other lovely “exotic” instruments-

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. December 3, 2009 4:18 pm

    you may enjoy my hang music.
    check out my website for video & tracks.

  2. December 4, 2009 3:18 pm

    Just checked out your site and the video “gaia nectar” – beautiful work!


  1. Ever heard of a “Hang” drum?

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