Element Ocarina: Shadow in C Major (Bass)
“I thought the most beautiful thing in the world must be a shadow.” Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar
The Shadow; that which is subtle, almost ethereal, which shyly suggests the substantive nature of the elements, or provides an intermediary between the here and now and the world of dreams. The Shadow Ocarina, meticulously handcrafted as part of a set, allows you to explore this bridge between worlds through self- expression. It invites you to tap into the dream world through the intermediary of music producing deep, resonant notes. It allows you to lose yourself in a dimension of creativity and self-expression while living in the moment.
The Shadow ocarina has been accurately tuned in the key of Bass C Major with a pitch range from A3 to F5. From its ethereal, evocative design to its impressive range and sound, this ocarina is true joy to play. An online instructional booklet is included with all of our ocarinas.
--- Part of an exquisite series of ocarinas inspired by the Elements
--- Designed to capture the evocative spirit of shadow
--- 12-hole bass ocarina
--- Accurately tuned to C Major
--- Pitch range from A3 to F5
--- Measures 8.5 inches
--- Handcrafted from high-grade ceramic
--- Online instructional booklet included
Beautiful resonant sound! Such fun to play! Look forward to advancing my technique with this instrument.M
I love this Ocarina, it sounds amazing. My only complaint is the paint job looks sloppy, it's not nearly as cool looking as I though it would be with the drip pattern. Mine looks like a kid painted it.P
De très bonne qualités, le son est super.
Il est gros mais cela explique le très beau son qui en sort.
Well crafted. Beautiful sound.B
I've had my eyes on this ocarina for a long time now, and now that I have taken the plunge, I have to say, this beautiful ocarina more than surpassed my expectations. I was blown away in a couple of ways when I first played it.
First off, since I am more used to the "singing" sound of alto c ocarinas, the deep, hollow, vibrating bass sounds of this ocarina caught me off guard, and i love it! In order to get those nice sounds though, you really need to put your lungs into it! Again, a lot of it is due to being used to the lower breath requirements of smaller ocarinas, and it just takes some practice, but the high notes especially really require you to play with confidence. The only other thing i should mention, is that the left sub hole is a little tricky to cover without uncovering the previous hole, but practice makes perfect!
Overall,I am extremely happy with this wonderful instrument. The sound, size, and awesome design are everything i was looking for in an ocarina. If you want an instrument with a unique and deep sound, I highly recommend the Shadow!
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