The AsaChan is a singing sound vessel made from steel. The name AsaChan is derived from the Thai word “อัศจรรย์” which means “miraculous”. With two concave steel sheets bonded together at the edge, the AsaChan is hollow in structure. The hollow resonating chamber has an opening on the underside which allows for air flow during play and gives the AsaChan it deep voice and strong volume. On the topside of the instrument a central dome is surrounded by a flat circle which is in turn surrounded by a number of smaller indents laid out in a ring. The central note provides the bass note and the circle of surrounding notes are tuned in an ascending scale. Each note is tuned with harmonic overtones which provide richness to the sound of the instrument and leads to a pleasant singing effect when played. The AsaChan is an instrument for peaceful playing as well as serious musicianship. I hope you enjoy exploring more about the AsaChan by EchoSoundSculpture.
*Die EchoSoundSculpture GmbH und Herr Ezahn Bueraheng haben sich von der Klangskultur Hang® inspirieren lassen, die von der PANArt Hangbau AG durch die Mitarbeiter Sabina Schärer und Felix Rohner im Jahre 2000 geschaffen worden ist.
*The EchoSoundSculpture GmbH and Mr. Ezahn Bueraheng have been inspired by the sound sculpture Hang®, which was created by PANArt Hangbau AG by Sabina Schärer and Felix Rohner in the year 2000.