Friday, April 29, 2011

Make Your Own Tube Drums

These are the homemade drums that are causing such a stir in the drumming for wellness scene this year.
Tube drums, made from heavy cardboard cylinders are currently THE RAGE, thanks to facilitator and founder of the Eldermusic group at Yahoo, Annie O'Shea. 
 The idea of using heavy cardboard concrete forms, used for pouring concrete, for drums is not entirely new. Banek and Scoville described such tube drums in their book Sound Designs years ago, but they used goatskin and were a little different, hanging in different lengths, different pitches from a rope or cable.

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1 comment:

  1. Thank you so much for posting all these fun homemade instrument posts. We are planning on making some ourselves. Awesome family fun! Jessica