Agogo Bells

AU $29.00AU $43.00

Also known as a Gangokui Double Bell, these handmade African cow-bells are a traditional Ewe instrument and hold a vital timekeeping role in ensemble music.

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Small (Higher pitch): ~17cm tall
Medium (Mid pitch): ~25cm tall
Large (Lower pitch): ~30cm tall

Forged and hand-beaten from iron, agogo feature a larger low-pitched barrel (the parent bell) and a smaller high-pitched barrel (the child bell, said to rest on the bosom of the protective parent). When mastered, this bell produces a range of interesting sounds including buoyant pitch bends. Agogo hold a vital role in ensemble music as a time keeper. Popular with musicians, facilitators and schools. Comes with wooden striker.

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