7" Double oval-shaped iron gong/bell are like the Gankoqui agogos but sit side by side. Originating in Nigeria, the Oghene double bells can be used for many styles of music. Hand forged by some of Nigeria's most skillful craftsmen, Oghene offers a unique, resonant and sustaining metallic bell sound. Play it with your fingers, hand, or with sticks. An exceptional percussion instrument, authentic in design, craftsmanship, and sound. Oghene is vital to any performance as it serves as a common More Info »
These Wuhan Wind Gongs are flat shaped and made of hand hammered brass. They have a very full sound and quick response. Because of their light weight they are easy to transport. They are great for small ensembles. A beater is included with each gong. The most popular sizes are the 22" and 28".
These are "bending" gongs. The pitches are ascending and descending and create a dramatic effect. They were/are used in Chinese Opera and now often in avant garde and more experimental musical situations. The 9" Wuhan Opera Gong we have found to be the most requested due to the responsive bending pitch A beater is included.
Yarn-wound in marimba mallet style, these beaters have a specially weighted hard rubber radial core to pull the fundamental tones from gongs and tam-tams. Solid New England hardwood handles with a smooth satin finish are a comfortable length to reach the optimum playing area. Large/Heavy For gongs/tam-tams 32″ & larger Handwound yarn (blue) Medium General For gongs/tam-tams up to 36 ” Handwound yarn (red) Hard General For extra articulation on any size Handwound yarn (green) Medium Soft-Specialty (sold in pairs) More Info »
We have found the Wuhan Pasi Gong to be a very popular low pitched gong for all around use. The lipped edge on the gong creates an immediate response and long sustain. Hand made in China, it is often used for Broadway shows and small ensembles. They are a great meditation gong and small and light enough for transport. Often played hand-held, we recommend the 15" size. A beater is included.
Wuhan Gong Stands are heavy-duty metal and easy to set up. They breakdown easily and are rectangular shaped. The basic stand shown at left comes in two models: One fits gongs up to 26 inches, the other up to 40-inch gongs. For extra heavy gongs, there is a sturdy and reasonably priced chrome stand with locking wheels which moves effortlessly and fits up to forty-inch gongs, shown below.
Made in China for centuries, the Wuhan Chau Gongs have been favorites of international symphonies for years. They are hand-hammered in a one- piece cast and have a low resonance not found in many other gongs. They are adaptable to many musical situations and create an impressive effect. They are heavy and a stand (sold separately) would be recommended. A beater is included. Sizes listed are the most popular.
The Performer Series bass drum and gong beaters are designed specifically to fit the needs of the most discerning player, from students to professionals. All ProMark drumsticks are designed, engineered, and manufactured in the USA at their Texas facility to the most stringent quality controls in the industry Performer Series Bass Drum PSBD3 The ProMark PSBD3 general bass drum mallet features a medium-sized felt head and low-weight, balanced hickory handle. The PSBD3 is the harded mallet of More Info »