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A fun way to begin the musical journey
Wak-a-Tubes are brightly coloured plastic tubes, perfect for getting people of all ages playing music. Simply hit the tubes against a hard surface and the note will be played. Due to the tubes being different lengths the note differs. Hitting the full range of Wak-a-Tubes will produce a treble C diatonic major scale. This allows the user to create multiple different melodies. Alternatively, the tubes can be placed on a flat surface and played with beaters.
The tubes provide an inexpensive and fun way to begin understanding music. Players can create a simple tune in minutes. Hitting the tubes at different velocities is also a basic yet fun way to learn about dynamics in music. They also encourage team building, group participation and improved hand-eye coordination.
A simple, lightweight design
Made from plastic, Wak-a-Tubes were meant to be hit, meaning they are extremely durable. They are also super lightweight, making them accessible from a young age and great for transporting. The tubes will fit easily back in the box when not in use. When in use, sound is achieved at relatively low volume, perfect for educational environments.
Percussion Plus Colour & Play range
The colours of the tubes match with other products in the Percussion Plus Colour & Play range. This allows children and people who can't read music to quickly interpret colours to create a song. A free Wak-a-Tune songbook with colour coded music is available online which provides a range of songs to play along with.
Other products in the Colour & Play range include the Chime Bar set and Combi Bells. Both follow the ChromaPlay colour music method. An additional set of five chromatic notes can be added to the Wak-a-Tune, further expanding both song possibilities and musical knowledge. A Wak-a-Rap can be purchased for simple storage and a stand is available to make playing with beaters easier. To further expand the tube set, Wak-a-Caps can be attached to lower the pitch down an octave.
- Basic high octave set of 8 tubes
- Diatonic major scale from C40-C52
- Fun and easy for musicians of all ages to play together
- Part of the Percussion Plus Colour Matching Note System
- Made in the UK
- Pitches included: C40, D42, E44, F45, G47, A49, B51, C52
- Product code: PP790