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A Musical Intro to Outdoor Plosive Aerophones | Tembos

Sounds interesting and interesting sounds! Let's introduce you to our most intriguing product - Tembos.Tembos belong to a group of instruments described as ‘plosive aerophones’. This term includes ‘slap tubes’ and ‘stamping tubes’ and despite some popularisation of the concept by the Blue Man Group, you won’t be alone when you ask ‘what exactly [...]

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Outdoor Musical Trail for Boscombe Pier

The resort of Boscombe lies just to the east of Bournemouth on the beautiful Dorset coast and will soon be home to the UK’s first multi-purpose Coastal Activity Park. Launching on 12th and 13th April the Park will offer a range of new leisure opportunities both on land and at sea for residents and visitors [...]

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Using Outdoor Musical Instruments On World Book Day

Are you going to celebrate World Book Day with your children on 6th March? It’s a worldwide celebration of children’s books and reading and marked in over 100 countries around the globe.Books are such a fun springboard in to all sorts of activities, crafts, play and of course…..music! And now it’s finally stopped raining, [...]

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Outdoor Musical Playgrounds - More Than Just Play

Outdoor Musical Instruments in the playground provide a non-threatening and fun outlet for creative and emotional expression and through the medium of music many essential life skills can be learned. Music can have a profound effect on anyone, but the benefits of exposing a child with special needs to music can be huge.Socially, music is [...]

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Small & Perfectly Formed Play Area Outdoor Xylophones

Cadenzas are scaled down outdoor musical instruments perfect for one player and comfortable enough for two. As with all our instruments, the Cadenza is strong, weather-proof and durable. The Cadenza is available in three different styles.First we have the 'Woden'. The notes of the Woden are made from a hardwood called Ipe. The [...]

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Taking The Music Lesson Outdoors This Term

Outdoor musical instruments make wonderful playground equipment for schools and nurseries as well as outdoor learning and music resources. At an early age children are learning to enjoy and appreciate music and therefore don't need a formal learning environment. Children often feel less inhibited outdoors and musical playground equipment will help you introduce [...]

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Outdoor Conga Drums For Playgrounds & Parks

We’ve taken the traditional conga drum and added our own twist to bring drumming and music-making to the great outdoors. The Congas are a pair of single headed outdoor drums mounted onto a stainless steel post to be installed directly into the ground. Made of heavy-duty PVC these strong and durable drums are painted in a [...]

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New Outdoor Musical Instrument - Outdoor Bell Tree

Introducing the Percussion Play 'Bell Lyre'This is a Bell Tree with a difference. The Bell Lyre is an outdoor musical instrument made of eight graduated stainless steel 'bells' presented within a contemporary stand reminiscent of a Lyre (a stringed instrument with two curved arms connected at the upper end by a crossbar)The sound is created from the vibration [...]

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Children's Hospital Introduces Musical Sensory Garden

Patients and visitors of the Hans Christian Andersen Children's Hospital at University Hospital Denmark can now enjoy playing Percussion Play outdoor musical instruments during their visit or stay. However, these interactive instruments have not just been installed for the patient's enjoyment, but more importantly to assist in a healthy, speedy recovery. Children can find a [...]

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5 Reasons Music Education Is Important

1. Music education should be a part of a general education in everybody’s life. Scientists say that children who are exposed to music, or those who play an instrument, do better in school than those who don't. 2. Music can be connected to many other subject areas. Through exploring music students can find natural connections [...]

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