12 Bass Instrument

The 12 bass instrument also called the low bass, is made from 12, 55-gallon steel drums. Each drum houses three notes. It is part of the harmonic section of the Steelharmonic Orchestra.

The bass instruments have the lowest range and play bass notes of the arrangements, this gives the Steelharmonic Orchestra a full deep tone.

The sound of each note is derived from striking the note with a wooden or aluminium stick with a round ball mounted on the striking end.

To achieve the best sound quality the instrument should be mounted on a rack or placed on stands.

The careful placement of the notes in the design of the bass instrument also makes playing these instruments extremely comfortable.

Every pitch has a high and low octave, which means that the sound on this instrument is unsurpassed for volume and warmth.

The construction ensures that this instrument is firm, loud, and will provide a lifetime of enjoyment.

The note layouts are all the unique Kellman and Nkosi designs, which are a combination of years of experience and advanced understanding of the physics and geometry of each section of the instruments which makes up the Steelharmonic Orchestra.

Our instruments provide the optimum play-ability and timbral consistency. All instruments are made from special grade steel drums specific for each type of instrument in the orchestra.

Each instrument is guaranteed to provide the highest quality sound for both player and listener. The Kellman and Nkosi brands consist of over 50 years of steelpan manufacture, experience and innovations the combination of which guarantees the highest quality handmade instruments, professionally tuned and finished for the best playing and listening pleasure.

The note layouts are all the unique Kellman and Nkosi designs, which are a combination of years of experience and advanced understanding of the physics and geometry of each section of the instruments which makes up the Steelharmonic Orchestra.

Our instruments provide the optimum play-ability and timbral consistency. All instruments are made from specifications, on special steel specific for each type of instrument.

Each instrument is guaranteed to provide the highest quality sound for both player and listener.

The advantage to this dsign is that the notes can be “synchronized”. Notes on the left instrument are a semi-tone higher than notes in the same position on the right instrument.

The instrument could be mounted on a rack or placed on stands.

The careful placement of the notes in the design of the bass instrument and the arrangement of each steelpan pan on the rack or stands also makes playing this instrument extrem

tch has a high and low octave, which means that striking each note with the correct force ensures the sound on this instrument is unsurpassed for volume and warmth.

The construction ensures that this instrument is firm, loud, and will provide a lifetime of enjoyment.

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