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PERSEUS ::: WORKSHOP 2022 (16.+17.Juli Germany)


Perseus Workshop 2022

16./17. Juli 2022 – Wochenend-Workshop
Erfahrener Workshopleiter: Marco Trochelmann – Perseus- / Melodie- / Percussion-Grundlagen
Special Evening Guest: Jonathan Neumann – Samstag, 16.07.2022 - 19:30 Uhr
12-15 Teilnehmer. Preis: 180 €. Instrumente stehen zur Verfügung.
Ort: Ox / Sydekumstr. 8 / 34346 Hann. Münden / Germany
Wir haben uns für dieses altehrwürdige Fachwerkhaus aus dem Jahr 1528 im Herzen Deutschlands entschieden.
Der Workshop soll inspirieren, Wissen und Spaß vermitteln und im kleinen Personenkreis stattfinden. Es wird klasse! Interessiert?

Interesse bekunden



Digital Sampling library for Kontakt Player (VST instrument)
A simple sample library of Perseus "Asgard" will be available for Kontakt 6 (by NI) soon.
2 record positions, two hit methods, 3 velocity intensities
Interested? Ask now and push the development time.

Ask for Kontakt library



Interaction: a collective compilation of Steel Tongue Drum songs
There are already some beautiful community song recordings with Perseus instruments.
Why not collect more and compile them together as a music release?
You wish to participate? Be sure to have a clean recording surrounding and good microphones.

Request for participation



For Workshop
Perseus Logo

Benefits of your Perseus instrument:

Harmonic Overtones

Harmony: the beautiful simplicity of frequency ratios.
Long sustain and reduced metallic sound.

Approved

1000+ instruments since 2014. Handcrafted.
Approved technology, scales and sound system.

Long Life Stainless Steel

Maximum physical strength. Extreme corrosion protection.
Unseen stability in tuning. Joy for lifetime

Support

Open and unbiased guidance to your instrument.
Fast help for accessories and complementary products.

3D Model of PERSEUS


Perseus 3D preview

(should work with Firefox and Chrome browsers)
A 3-dimensional digital creation of PERSEUS sound instrument,
use this button to view; note that surface impression and tongue-size may differ in reality;
Attention: 17 MB download plus high processor capture

PERSEUS in 3D



Main Scales

The established Perseus tone sequences

Isca

"Isca"

Celtic Minor in B

B / F# A B C# D E F# A B C#
grounded and friendly

Polaris

"Polaris"

Ursa Minor in C

C / G Ab C D Eb F G Ab C D
deep and mystical

Symmetria

"Symmetria"

Integral in D

D / A Bb C D E F A Bb C D
light and shadow

Doria

"Doria"

Dorian in D

D / A C D E F G A B C D
root notes for compatibility

A caleidoscope of scale possibilities

Moods: Major / Minor / Regional
Tuning: 440 or 432 Hz
Center tones: B2 - F3 (HY-NOX) / F#3 - B3 (Gravitalis)

Just request for your ideas

Perseus scales
Steel-Tongues · Liquid LightAcoustics - Perseus "Aeterna"

Legacy model: Perseus "Aeterna"
Steel-Tongues · Liquid Light Acoustics - Perseus "Nebula" - B Minor

Legacy model: Perseus "Nebula"
Steel-Tongues · Liquid Light Acoustics – Perseus "Asgard" (scale: Valhalla)

Legacy model: Perseus "Asgard"
Steel-Tongues · Liquid Light Acoustics - Perseus "Beltane"

Legacy model: Perseus "Beltane"

(legacy audio records played by hands + mallets – simple mono channel recording)

Sound Model diversity

Perseus "Polaris" was the most delivered sound model between 2014 and 2021 – about 400 pieces.
The Ursa Minor scale in C features a deeply personal and mystically questioning tone sequence.

Other widespread sound models are "Isca", Symmetria", "Doria"
or has been "Aeterna", "Nebula", "Tropical", "Tenjo", "Asgard", "Pegasus", "Beltane".

Perseus Gravitalis is a new heavy-weight variant: high notes on large tongues sizes:

Perseus "Polaris"

47%

Perseus "Isca"

22%

Perseus "Symmmetria"

7%

Perseus "Nebula"

7%

Perseus "Aeterna"

5%
Creativity
size
40cm (16") * 18 cm
wide & high
weight
6kg: HY-NOX material
9kg: Gravitalis model
strength
HY-NOX: extremely robust and strong
Gravitalis: extra thick material and stable
surface
pure metal surface
for clear overtone sound in motion
price
895 €

incl. 19% VAT



870 US$

excl. VAT

Innovation

Steady improvement and development

Material: Titanium

2017 Material: Titanium
Probably world's first Titanium Tongue Drum.

Material: HY-NOX

2020 Material: HY-NOX
Extreme solidity, highly resistant against corrosion

Perseus Gravitalis

2021 Material: Gravitalis
Heavy-weight material for high notes on large tongues

Perseus Distortion Layer

2020 Accessory: Perseus Distortion Layer
Textile distortion sound membrane for Perseus

Electrically polished

2017 Surface: Electrical polishing
Nearly mirroring with strong light reflection

Overview about popular scales based on modes

2019 Overview: Scales and modes
Overview on Handpan- and Steel Tongue Drum scales

Sampled Perseus Asgard

2017 Digital: Sampling Project
Studio-recorded samples of Perseus "Asgard"

Double Side

Future Tone range: Double Side
Idea of creating a double-sided Perseus

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Legacy

Simple Legacy Steel Tongue Drums
Overtone Legacy Steel Tongue Drums

Xenium
Xenium PDF

2014: colorfully airbrushed and coated
20 colored pieces in various scales

Solaris
Solaris PDF

2015: frequencies tuned to planetary circulation
10 pieces

Pentasonic
Pentasonic PDF

2015-2019: simple clarity
~ 200 pieces mostly as Pentasonic "Chandra"

Nexus
Nexus PDF

2014-2018: hexagonic and hexatonic (8 tongues)
~ 60 pieces as Nexus "Olymp" / "Sylva"

Andromeda
Andromeda PDF

2015: Overtone Disc Tongue Drum (10 tongues)
10 pieces

Pentasonic+
Pentasonic+ PDF

2018: Extended and improved Pentasonic (8 tongues)
15 pieces as Pentasonic "Prayana"

ORDER

Various webshop ways to receive your stainless Steel Tongue Drum.
Or just use the form below.

  • liquid-light-acoustic.net
  • GERMANY + EUROPE + WORLDWIDE
  • free shipping
  • Perseus main and customized models
  • Full spectral instrument selection
  • based in

    Germany
  • steel-tongues.com
  • GERMANY + EUROPE
  • free shipping
  • Perseus main and additional models
  • Backstock of Perseus and other legacy instrument models
  • based in

    Germany
  • thomannmusic.com
  • GERMANY + EUROPE + WORLDWIDE
  • free shipping
  • Perseus main models
  • Detailed rating system by customers
  • based in

    Germany
  • allton.de
  • GERMANY + EUROPE
  • shipping on request
  • Perseus "Doria"
  • Personal dialogues
  • based in

    Germany
  • neuewege.at
  • AUSTRIA + EUROPE
  • shipping on request
  • Perseus "Isca"
  • Personal dialogues
  • based in

    Austria
  • Gandharva_loka.at
  • AUSTRIA + EUROPE
  • shipping on request
  • Perseus "Noreia"
  • Personal dialogues
  • based in

    Austria

CONTACT

Feedback, interest, requests, orders: feel welcome to drop a message:

Potsdam, Germany

Email: request@liquid-light-acoustics.net