Purple Clay Alto F Major Ocarina with Songbooks
Size: 6 inches / 15.2 cm long
Pitch: D5 to Bb6 including sharps and flats
-Get Zelda Songbook Volume 1 and Folk Songbook Volume 1 for free ($24vaule)
-Free collector's box
What is Purple Clay?
Purple Clay, also known as ( Zisha or Purple Sand ), is a rare natural mineral resource found only in the region of Yixing, China. It is comprised of clay and other minerals such as quartz. Although named "purple clay" it is usually rose-brown in color, although some other colors exist. Because of its unique blend of minerals, purple clay is more durable than other clays once it has been fired. It is also more porous. As a result, ocarinas made of purple clay actually improve with time. As the clay absorbs the moisture created by playing, the clay vibrates differently and becomes more resonant.
Customer ReviewsBased on 14 reviews93%(13)7%(1)0%(0)0%(0)0%(0)N
I love it, this ocarina sings beautifully!D
Huh…who would have thought CM could get so tired and old…
I jest. I jest. We all know it’s the most overplayed thing in history. So needless to say this FM alto ocarina was a breath of fresh air. And because it’s my only ocarina not in C it might be my new favorite. The purple clay is definitely better in a lower range if you ask me. It plays like a dream…such a transportive sound. Play it and off I wade into the marina for a dip and a float amongst the reeds. It is so nice. Truly unimpeachable quality!E
It hast a wonderful satin finish that is not slippery or rough. The tone is excellent throughout the range and it is very easy to play.K
I used to play clarinet, but haven't played in years! I decided to get an ocarina just for fun/as an alternative, and I picked it up right away! I love the sound of this purple clay ocarina, and it's just so enjoyable to play on!! It generates such beautiful notes, and I'm 100% happy with my purchase!! I can't wait to hear how the sound of this ocarina will evolve over time as the clay absorbs the moisture!! (:n
I'm just a beginner myself but I am quite enjoying using this ocarina :)
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