Purple Clay Bass C Major with Free Songbook
Size: 8.25 inches long
Pitch: A3 to F5 including sharps and flats
-"Songs by John Dowland on the Ocarina" included
-Free collector's box
-Free online instructional booklet
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.
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.S
Finely crafted; creates a full, resonant sound that easily fills a room without being overbearingly loud. Would recommend for those with medium-to-large hands who have previously played other ocarinas, as it requires considerable effort to safely hold while covering the holes.
Great instrument; with proper care, I expect it to last me a lifetime.
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