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VIMANA
 

The instrument consists of a plate played with rubber balls or a bow, and then made to oscillate to produce a further sonic effect.

Vimana has a swan shape, flapping its wings when you swing it. The name is inspired after the mythological flying object described in the Indian epic poem Ramayana, also swan-shaped.

Its sound is often reminiscent of the human voice and incorporates hundreds of harmonics, all to be discovered with different techniques. It is perfect for gong baths, since its high-pitched frequencies enter seamlessly in dialogue with the lower-pitched frequencies of the gongs.

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