This instrument definitely holds one of the top positions when it comes to being portable and affordable and delivering blissful music for travelers and music enthusiasts, from the trained musician to that who has no musical knowledge. It’s manufactured by the Canadian brand HAPI Drum, and the model is called Ovni.
What’s better than taking part in a jamming session around the fireplace with your fellow travelers? Experimented wanderers will say that only a few things can trump that.
With this instrument jamming is pretty easy and intuitive. For casual improvisation, musical theory knowledge is not demanded. The Ovni design is similar to that of the hangdrum, but with a slightly different way of producing sound and a different manufacturing process, though the principle is the same. It produces sound through the vibration of the steel “tongues”, which results in nine different tones in the scale of F or G. As all the possible sounds will be in the same scale, there aren’t any wrong notes and therefore everything will necessarily sound harmonious. The only things needed are rhythm and appreciation for beautiful, hypnotic music.
The Ovni is a great instrument for travelers. Weighting only 7.5 pounds, this instrument is ideal to hop around with and keep company to the veteran ukelele. It’s strong build added to the protection of the traveling case should keep it safe. What’s better than taking part in a jamming session around the fireplace with your fellow travelers? Experimented wanderers will say that only a few things can trump that.
Considering the cost of quality hangdrums, which is usually no less than $1500, at $350 the Ovni is a very affordable quality instrument and, if you are into music, it deffinitely has a lot of potential to add some great spice to your everyday.
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