Steel Tongue Drum Advice

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Where Do I Find Music For My Tongue Drum?

So you bought a tongue drum and played around on it a bit…NOW WHAT?!? If you’re like me, I searched for more tongue drum music to learn and play but there were really no such results. Shouldn’t it be easy to arrange and notate some music? What gives? Slightly annoyed, I took it upon myself… Continue reading Where Do I Find Music For My Tongue Drum?


How Are Notes Organized

How are Notes Organized on a Tongue Drum?

If you are new to the tongue drum, you may be wondering how the notes are organized so that you can play it most efficiently. The answer depends mostly on the type of drum you have and the notes it produces. Here’s a closer look at how are notes organized on a tongue drum. Table… Continue reading Where Do I Find Music For My Tongue Drum?


Songs to Play on Steel Tongue Drum

How To Find Songs to Play on Steel Tongue Drum

Despite being called a “drum,” the steel tongue drum produces a beautiful, bell-like sound and can be played like any other melodic instrument. You can play a wide range of songs from almost any musical style or genre on the instrument, depending on how your drum is tuned. But how do you learn, and how… Continue reading Where Do I Find Music For My Tongue Drum?


Steel Tongue Drum Benefits

Steel Tongue Drum Benefits

The steel tongue drum is an incredible instrument for beginners and expert musicians alike. Its unique sound creates beautiful music at any skill level, and playing a steel tongue drum has a vast range of benefits. Here are some of the best reasons to play the steel tongue drum. Table of Contents Benefits of Playing… Continue reading Where Do I Find Music For My Tongue Drum?


Steel Tongue Drum vs. Handpan

Steel Tongue Drum vs. Handpan

The steel tongue drum and the handpan evolved from Trinidad and Tobago’s musical innovators’ designs, where steel drum containers were repurposed into musical instruments. These instruments are growing in popularity in recent years, with more types, materials, makers, and players worldwide. If you are trying to choose which pan instrument is right for you, let’s… Continue reading Where Do I Find Music For My Tongue Drum?


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Have You Ever Played Steel Tongue Drums?

The steel tongue drum is a relatively new instrument from the idiophone family of percussion. This means its unique sound is produced from the vibration of the drum itself. This instrument was inspired by other percussion instruments, like the slit drum, hang drum, tamburo, and whale drum.  These drums may look like UFOs, but the… Continue reading Where Do I Find Music For My Tongue Drum?