Thong Drums

By admin on May 17, 2013 in Sound Sculptures
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Age: any

Stainless steel and Iron Bark hardwood, treated with Max Wax furniture wax.

Ways of playing:
Deep resonating pitches are generated from the tubes by hitting the openings on either sides with thongs, shoes or hands

Width: 50cm (5 pipes)

Height: Ranging from 1.1 metres to 2.1 metres.

Length: 1.5 metres from opening to opening.

Weight: 65 kilos (5 pipes)

Available arrangements: 3 or 5 pipes

Footings and fixings:
A rectangle of approx. 1/1 metre, 30 cm deep needs to be dug and filled with concrete after placing the Thong Drums