"This sistrum looks authentic
and has a rich volume of sound..."
- Glen Velez, Master Percussionist and Composer;
Founding Father of Modern Frame Drum Movement
Inspired by ancient percussion,
in your home, classroom, music studio....
Augment your world music instrument collection;
heighten an orchestral tutti;
enliven the stage at a rock concert;
enrich ceremonial events and more, more, more...
A robust instrument, it is applicable to professional, collegiate and community percussion ensembles.
Standing 16" high, this beautiful instrument is handcrafted from rosewood with nickel silver jingles strung on rods deliberately snake-shaped in keeping with its historical aspects.
Percussion instruments used in Ancient Egyptian culture inspired the Tahya Ceremonial Systrum™.
Designed to be used in a variety of ways, it adds a wonderful new texture to musical, chanting, drum & dance experiences.