Zenko 9-note Steel Pan Tongue Drum


ZENKO – Steel Tongue Drum – 9 tones – Intuitive musical percussive and melodic instrument – Deluxe gig bag, support foam ring, pair of wooden mallets with rubber tips included. Excellent quality and tone.

Portable shipping includes Deluxe padded black gig bag, support foam ring, pair of wooden mallets with rubber tips included.

Made in France. Shipped from the USA.


Zenko is a 9 note steel tongue drum (also called tank drum or hank drum) designed and created by Metal Sounds.  Stainless steel tongue drum, fine-tuned, designed and manufactured in France. Well Crafted. Metal Sounds are proud of the design process. The Zenko Steel Tongue Drum been studied and well crafted from the raw-material (stainless steel), the blades cutting, the assembling, the finish, the feel.  The Zenko spreads its sounds like smooth and soft waves and is a pleasure to play and hear.

Zenko drums play well with other instruments as the high harmonics comes from a perfect reliable tuning. You can listen to the various scales offered below. The percussive play of Tongue drums will produce some different tones, pitches and sounds depending on the kind of resonance provoked: experiment by tapping fingers, palming hands or play with the sticks (included).

The Zenko can also be played on a surface, on the body, from a standing position, or on a collapsable and adjustable stand specifically designed for it.


weight:2.8 Kg (6.17 Lbs)

diameter: 32 cm (12.6″)

height :13 cm (5.12″)

Deluxe bag included – Support ring included – Pair of sticks included


Enjoy the Sound Samples and find your favorite. While the drum size and shape is the same, the tones change with the different models featuring different notes, intervals and musical scales.

HARMONY:  9 notes: C4 F4 Ab4 Bb4 C5 C#5 Eb5 F5 G5

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the Harmony scale is a very versatile scale that combines a C minor and a C# major scale. The C4 note in the center gives a medium bass that is used as a pivot. It offers a large range of different chords bringing inspiration to the musician. This scale is a Metal Sounds creation, just try it!

PENTA: 9 notes: A3 C4 D4 E4 G4 A4 C5 D5 E5

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OMEGA:  9 notes: G3 Eb4 G4 Ab4 B4 C5 D5 Eb5 F5

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EQUINOX: 9 notes: G3 B3 C4 D4 E4 F#4 G4 B4 D5

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IONIAN: 9 notes: A3 C4 D4 E4 F4 G4 A4 B4 C5

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SOLSTICE: 9 notes: B3 C#4 D4 F#4 G4 Bb4 B4 D5 F#5

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AKEBONO: 9 notes: G3 C4 D4 Eb4 G4 G#4 C5 D5 Eb5

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Additional information

Weight 2.8 kg
Dimensions 32 × 13 cm


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