Purple Clay Bass C Major
Size: 8.25 inches long
Pitch: A3 to F5 including sharps and flats
-Online fingering chart and video lessons included
-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 6 reviews83%(5)17%(1)0%(0)0%(0)0%(0)J
I have been enjoying my purple clay bass ocarina. I love the sweet resonate tone that purple clay seems to have. When you hit that sweet spot on the note and let go the sound is amazing. It's lightweight for it's size but I think that's where there could be an improvement. I notice in the purple clay triple bass that it is a bit heavier. This also leads to the deeper sound the the triple has to offer. I would like to see this bass with sightly thicker walls to give the bass ocarina a full lower register.this could shine with this improvement. But don't be fooled I am very satisfied with my purchase so much that I bought all the purple clay ocarinas so I can record with a full set. As always fast shipping and great service, thanks guysD
A very nice rich sounding Ocarina that takes some getting used to from a normal sized ocarina. You may have trouble holding this if you have small hands, but is still generally comfortable. It comes in a nice packaged box for storage if you need to do so. Does NOT come with a Neck Strap though, which is very disappointing for spending this amount of money on an Ocarina when every other Ocarina on this website I have purchased has a strap that is pre-tied to it. I had to remove a strap from an ocarina I am not currently using just to put on this one.D
Beautiful sound. Easy to play. A different kind of ocarina. Highly recommended.L
I will go right off and say this purchase is probably not idea for small hands-this thing is MASSIVE compared to other ocarinas and I didn't realize just how big it was until it arrived. That said, I do have long fingers, so I'm able to play quite comfortably. The tone of this instrument is so soothing, and just having a bass ocarina opens up all manner of possibilities for harmonies. The vibrato works very naturally. I definitely will never regret this purchase.M
I love this ocarina! The tone is spectacular and it’s a wonderful addition to my collection! Thank you all again for your wonderful service! I certainly will be coming back for more in the future.
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