Auris Block Diatonic Glockenspiel – 8 Note
A beautiful introduction to musical creativity, this finely tuned block 8 note glockenspiel is a traditional musical instrument for children and adults. This wooden glockenspiel is handcrafted from European maple wood and has 8 brass alloy notes in a diatonic scale in C-major and includes two different mallets to produce a soft to medium sound. Block glockenspiels produce a full, warm sound and have been designed for use by younger children and toddlers.
This Auris eight note diatonic glockenspiel comprises of eight whole note steps in the c-major scale: c´ d´ e´ f´ g´ a´ b´ c´´ which covers the fundamentals of all modern music. This Glockenspiel is ideal for older children and adults who are ready to experience a full musical range. Diatonic glockenspiels open a world of harmonies, playing both major, minor and in disharmonious manners.
Glockenspiels are a traditional percussion instrument ideal for introducing musical creativity and note recognition at a young age. This glockenspiel is an instrument designed to accompany a child throughout childhood, giving a strong, bright and clear sound with limitless musical possibilities.
An instrument much loved in Waldorf Steiner schools for their harmonious and therapeutic qualities. This glockenspiel has 8 note keys in diatonic scale C3-C4, made from a brass alloy fixed on rubber to give a clear, bell like sound. With one wooden ended mallet to give a clear bell-like sound and a rubber ended mallet for a softer ringing sound. These beautiful musical instruments make a wonderful gift that will become a treasured heirloom enjoyed by generations of children.
Measures: 23 x 13 x 3
Sensory play: sound, rhythm and beat – supports children’s early cognitive development and encourages movement, coordination, language and creative expression.
Auris have been making traditional musical instruments in Sweden for over forty years, the name coming from the Latin ‘belonging to the ear’. With true tone and acoustics, these top-notch musical instruments are perfect for school music therapy, family music sessions and professional use, inspiring musical creativity, movement and dance. Sustainably made from European hardwoods and employing people with learning disabilities in the manufacturing process, using skilled traditional and modern carpentry techniques.
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