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Purple Clay Soprano C Major with Songbooks

Purple Clay Soprano C Major with Songbooks

A rare and natural mineral shaped for song

  • 12-hole soprano C Major ocarina
  • A professional alto ocarina
  • Includes two volumes of folksongs
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  • Size: 5 inches / 12.7 cm long

    Pitch: A5 to F7 including sharps and flats

    Extra Features:

    -Get Folksong for Ocarinas Volume 1 and 2 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 Reviews

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    Soprano C Purple Clay - Awesome!

    I'm so stoked with the sound quality of this instrument. I was concerned that it might be too shrill or difficult to achieve good tones. This is a really well made instrument. Lovin' it!

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    Purple Clay Soprano C Major

    The ocarina is beautiful to look at! I love the color of it. It also just "feels" like top quality! Sounds beautiful as well and, though it'll take some time before I learn to play it, the fact that it's small enough to carry around is a plus. Love it! Oh, and the box it comes in is gorgeous too!

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    Soprano You Must Purchase

    If you’re interested in a soprano ocarina, spend the extra money and purchase this one! The tone, playability, and overall quality is outstanding.

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    Just fantastic

    This is the one you want if you want a Soprano C. This plays so easily and there is very little breath requirement change between the high and low notes. It almost seems to play itself, it's effortless and a pleasure and it sounds so good. I honestly don't know why purple clay makes such a big difference but it does. I love mine!

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    S.M.
    A Fun, Expressive Ocarina

    I'm more of a song lyric player than a folk player but the few folk songs i play are so fun to play on this very small ocarina. Nice to play outside. It's very loud and expressive. I have the Tenor and the Alto and i don't regret getting the soprano.

  • PLEASE NOTE:

    All shipments may be delayed at this time due to COVID-19. We are processing and shipping as usual, but postal services are experiencing high volumes of packages, and this is causing delays. Please refer to USPS's or DHL's website for more details about your local area delays at this time.

    Return Policy:

    If you wish to return an item, you must contact us within 10 days of receiving the item at service@stlocarina.com. Original shipping and handling fees are nonrefundable. Customers are responsible for shipping items back to us. We reserve the right to issue a refund if we deem the returned items to be damaged or in unsatisfactory condition, and there is a 35% restocking fee for each item. Please include order number and reason for return. Address all returns to:

    STL Ocarina

    PO Box 28384

    St. Louis MO 63146

    USA

     

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    If you wish to cancel an order, you must do before it is shipped. Once a package is shipped, we cannot cancel or refund the order.

    If the package and/or contents are damaged during shipping, you must provide a digital photo and order number within 24 hours of receiving the package in order for your claim to be processed.

     

    USA Domestic Shipping Rates:

    -DHL Domestic: limited tracking, ETA 5-7 business days, $10 for orders $79.99 and under, free for orders $80 and over.

    -USPS Priority: tracking, ETA 3-5 business days, $12 for orders $79.99 and under, $10 for orders $80 and over.

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    -USPS International Priority: tracking, ETA 7-14 business days, $42 for orders under $80, $40 for orders $80 and over.

    -USPS International Express: tracking, ETA 3-5 business days, $58 for orders under $80, $55 for orders $80 and over.

     

    International Shipping Rates:

    -DHL International Standard: limited tracking, can take up to 8 weeks, $40 for orders $98.99 and under, free orders $99 and over.

    -USPS International Priority: tracking, ETA 7-14 business days, $60 for orders under $80, $58 for orders $80 and over.

    -USPS International Express: tracking, ETA 3-5 business days, $82 for orders under $80, $80 for orders $80 and over.

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