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      Shruti Box



      Shruti Box

      Long used in India to provide a portable and simple accompaniment to vocalists, the Shruti Box is finding a new home in sound healing and western music therapy practice. It is easy to use, extremely portable and produce a warms comforting tone that is perfect to vocalise over or accompany another instrument such as a Reverie Harp or Kantele.

      What is a Shruti Box?

      A Shruti Box is a portable reed instrument meant to play drones. Similar to the harmonium, you play the instrument by pumping a small bellows with your hand. You slide open the cover of the reeds you want to engage. The instrument is chromatic so you can set your drones to work with any key.

      More about this Shruti Box:

      • Includes a Gig Bag
      • Range is one full chromatic octave from C3 to C4 (middle C)
      • Weighs 6.5 pounds
      • Wood color of the instrument will vary.

      Shruti Box

      Key Specs

      Shruti Box Key Specs
      Scale Chromatic
      Notes One octave C3 to C4
      Weight 6.5 pounds
      Dimensions 16" Wide x 12.5" Tall x 3" Deep (closed)
      Gig Bag Included

      Support Other Instruments

      The Shruti Box makes a nice drone for the RAV Vast

      Here is audio of the Shruti Box and the Sparrow Hawk Flute

      When you need a drone tone
      I'd seen Julie Fowlis using a shruti box on YouTube, so when Musicmakers offered a coupon I thought I'd give it a try. This isn't the most beautiful shruti box on the market (but there was a coupon!), but it has a lovely tone and is easy to use.
      Catherine Madsen
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