Pete Engelhart has come up with the perfect drumset addition. The Sapo has a mounting bracket and will fit on a bass drum hoop or stand and is a perfect compliment for latin-influenced music. Pete has tuned the bells so they can be a sound effect and a rhythm instrument. It is an agogo bell, square bell and metal spring and rod. The musical possiblities are endless with the Sapo.
A modern version of the traditional African agogo bell, in a hardwood which produces brightly-pitched tones. Scrape the ridges or simply tap on the bells for a variety of rhythmic wood sounds. Use the ball end for louder sounds, and the handle for more subtle sounds. The ribbed cups give three different tones. Beater included. Dimensions are approximately 10" x 6.5". Also available: Wooden Double-Bell Agogo.
Twenty-five 5/8" jingle-shaped brass bells are braided into each of two approximately 36.5" cords for a grand total of fifty bells. The bell section lengths are approximately 12.5”—about two bells for every inch of cord. Cord color may vary. These bells are made in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh which is well known for quality brass manufacturers. Once cast, these solid brass bells are transported to Mumbai for assembly and export. Bells are primarily worn by Indian dancers More Info »