Euphonic Instrument is a simple musical instrument with a fairly easy way to play it. This is also popular as a traditional musical instrument and still exists today.
However, only a few people use it for musical purposes. To be able to use it, you need to know important information about this instrument, below are provided some brief explanations.
What is Euphonic Instrument?
Have you ever run your finger around the rim of a wine glass to hear a tone?
The Euphonic employs the same stick-slip friction and allows you to play melodic scale-tuned notes. The Euphonic is simple to use and lovely to display in your home or business.
It is also modular and can be expanded to a full chromatic set. Because Musical Euphonics are tuned in equal temperament, you can play almost any piece of traditional music on them.
“Just Intonation” uses for overtone euphonic (outside the western standard).
Monaural Beat Euphonics (known as Monaural Pairs) are tuned with the notes 4hz apart, creating a beat/wave effect that is extremely conducive to meditation.
Besides that, how to play it is also very easy because this instrument easily makes a sound according to the player’s wishes.
How Does Euphonic Work?
Just like any other instrument that requires procedures so that it everyone can play it easily.
The euphonic instrument also requires appropriate accuracy so that the sound produced is as desired and expected. There are several things that you need to pay attention to, and know, such as:
- The metal plate makes the tone.
- Water is used to vibrate the plate.
- The square tube amplifies the tone.
- The stainless rods are removable.
- You can arrange the notes in any way so that you can make it easy to change keys.
Several Types of Euphonic Instrument
Euphonic also has several types of instruments that you can use according to your needs and the sound you want to produce.
In fact, there are many types of euphonic instruments, but below we will only describe the two most popular ones. For complete information, please see the explanation below!
1. Acolyte Euphonic ArrayTM 1D
The first type of euphonic is Acolyte Euphonic ArrayTM 1D. This type has its own uniqueness and advantages compared to other types.
You can adjust it easily, so it is very suitable for use by beginners. The material itself is aluminum which has a gold-colored powder coating from stainless steel.
This type is “Just Intonation” to create friction, you need to use water.
That is, rather than playing “notes,” the Overtone1 performs scientifically relative harmonics from a given pitch. These overtones are a natural occurrence that occurs in nature.
2. Euphonic Array Chroma
The next is Euphonic Array Chroma. It has quite a number of notes, which are 25 from A3 – A5. The default setting goes up to 440hz, but you can go up to 432hz.
Of course, you should pay the cost greater than the standard one. The material itself is from aluminum with a powder coating.
The color is steel with a chrome-plated texture. The bars come in silver, black, and gold, all in stainless steel. To be able to activate it, you can swipe it with water.
As you know, this instrument really likes water, so the presence of water is very important so that the sound is exactly as you want.
That was information related to euphonic instruments. Even though the procedure for playing it is quite easy, for some people who don’t know and understand the basics it will be difficult to play it.
To be able to play this instrument, you can see several tutorials in various relevant sources.