SAS Metal Sounds

Zenko Pentatonic C

ART.-NO.: ZEN-PEN-C EAN: 4250418409070
€425.00
 
€425.00
 

Harmonic - 5 tone scale - intuitive

 

 

Features:

  • 9 tones: Pentatonic C - A3 C4 D4 E4 G4 A4 C5 D5 E5
  • Dimensions: diameter: 32 cm, height 13 cm
  • weight: 2,8 kg
  • Material: stainless steel
  • Included: bag with shoulder- and carrying strap and attached accessory bag made of durable plastic textile, stand ring, 2 mallets made of wood/rubber

The Zenko is a metal slotted drum, also called a tank drum. This melodic percussion instrument is made of stainless steel and has been the result of years of research. The surface is copper anodized.

The Zenko is designed for percussive playing. It can be played by hand or with enclosed sticks.

 

Playing instructions

 

Sound example

Pentatonic C, scale played with mallet

 

Pentatonic C, scale played by hand

 

Pentatonic C, small improvisation played with mallets

 

 

Tunings

There are currently 8 different models + 1 chromatic extentension.

 

  • Akebono - G3 C4 D4 Eb4 F4 G4 C5 D5 Eb5
  • Equinox - G3 B3 C4 D4 E4 F#4 G4 B4 D5
  • Harmony - C4 F4 Ab4 Bb4 C5 C#5 Eb5 F5 G5
  • Ionion - A3 C4 D4 E4 F4 G4 A4 B4 C5
  • Combo - Bb3 C#4 Eb4 F4 F#4 G#4 Bb4 C#
    (IONIAN CHROMATIC EXTENSION)
  • Omega - G3 Eb4 G4 Ab4 B4 C5 D5 Eb5 F5
  • Pentatonic C - A3 C4 D4 E4 G4 A4 C5 D5 E5
  • Pygmy - C4 D4 Eb4 G4 Bb4 C5 D5 Eb5 G5
  • Solstice - B3 C#4 D4 F#4 G4 Bb4 B4 D5 F#5