A CD featuring 10 tracks of Japanese music, good for music and movement and sensory play.
Chau Gongs are what most people think of when they think of a Chinese Gong. Sometimes called a Bullseye Gong, Chao Gong, or Chow Gong, Chau Gongs have a black outer edge and a black center and are lathed in the mid section to expose the shiny bronze.
The Xylophone is one of many percussion instruments used in traditional Indonesian ‘Gamelan’ ensembles. The most common instruments used in Gamelan are metallophones played by mallets and a set of hand-played drums called kendhang which register the beat. Other instruments include xylophones, bamboo flutes, a bowed instrument called a rebab, and even vocalists called sindhen.
Although the popularity of gamelan has declined since the introduction of pop music, gamelan is still commonly played on formal occasions and in many traditional Indonesian ceremonies. For most Indonesians, gamelan is an integral part of Indonesian culture.
Asian Dreamland offers soothing and musically intriguing songs from Japan, Nepal, China, India and even the Republic of Tatarstan. This album is perfect for yoga and meditation as well as putting the little ones to sleep.
Clapsticks are an Aboriginal musical instrument that are used to provide rhythm.
They are usually two sticks which are struck against one another. They come in a range of sizes and can either be plain or decorated.
A rain stick is a long, hollow tube partially filled with small pebbles or beans. Around the inside there are pins or nails so that when the tube is turned around, the beans fall and make the sound of rain.
Here is a selection of our African musical instruments. If you see something you’d like to borrow, click on it and you’ll see it’s Call Number (e.g. 1766, 0073) – just note that down and let us know when you call up or come in which item you’d like.
Happy Beats (Music for Fun and Learning) – presented by Gary and Carol Crees from Adventures in Music. Date: Thursday 13th March 2014 Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm Venue: Erina Leagues Club, Ilya Road, ERINA, NSW 2250 (behind Fountain Plaza) Cost: $50 members $55 non members (Discount for full time Students $30) Light supper will be…
The Kalimba is a type of thumb piano from Africa, although it is also found in the Caribbean. As it comes from such a wide geographic area it is known by many other names, such as marimbula, marimba, likembe and lamellaphone. Item ID: 73