This family of three gankogui (gon-koe-KWI) bells is great for larger ensembles, bell pieces, and classroom settings. The gankogui, also known as agogo bell, double bell, or
hi-low bell, is used in a variety of African percussion music, but is traditionally from the Anlo-Ewe of Ghana, Togo, and Benin. By striking the bells with a mallet or beater a two-pitch song is created. Each gankogui is hand-forged of recycled iron in Togo. Covered by our
our gankogui feature:
Sizes: Large (9" low bell, 13"
tall), Medium (7" low bell, 11" tall), and Small (5"
low bell, 8" tall)
each bell is also sold separately
hand forged from recycled iron by expert blacksmiths in Togo
bright, sustained tones sing out over the ensemble
durable construction, built with quality of sound as priority
light-wood beater included
due to the nature of the crafting process and materials used, each bell will have its own pitch and sound quality
Made in Africa by cultural artisans supported by non-profit Africa Heartwood Project .org