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What is a Hang Drum?

It’s the most unusual, awesome and extraterrestrial thing to come to melodic percussion in the 21st century, of course. There are a lot of debates about these “drums” in the world of music, including whether a hang (pronounced “hahng,” or “hung,” per its German roots) is even a drum. However, since it is played through hitting the surface of the drum, it is a percussion instrument. Some would say it is an idiophone. We just say hanghang (the plural form of the word) are awesome. Hang …
13th Sep 2014