New Tutorial DVD for Hang and Handpans released

8 Comments 20 June 2012


Handpans and Sound Sculptures DVD

featuring Colin Foulke and David Kuckhermann


– beginning with the very basics

– a step by step approach to get comfortable with different rhythms

– creating rhythmic and melodic variations

– slow motion close-ups and practice tracks for the different exercises

– on-screen notation

– chords and harmonic progressions

– central note grooves borrowed from various hand drums

– several compositions that are demonstrated step by step

– featuring various PanArt Hang, SpB, Halo and Bells

– solo pieces by Colin and David

– German subtitles

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  1. David says:

    Hi Nathan,

    yes, that’s possible. Write me an email through the contact form and I’ll let you know the details. Soon this option will be incorporated into the website as well.

  2. Nathan says:

    Is it possible to purchase a copy to download instead of having a hard copy? I’m impatient and don’t want to wait for shipping :)

  3. David says:

    Hi Jean-Philippe,

    glad you like the videos and congratulations to your first handpan.
    Unfortunately at this point, there is no version of the videos with french subtitles.
    Many of the exercises are self-explanatory, but of course some things can get lost without the explanations.

    all the best for your musical journey,


  4. Jean-phi says:

    Hi David and Colin,
    Well, let me suppose… You come from another planet certainely to play like you do…
    Ok of course, it’s because it’s so hard for me.
    But i’m from Bask country in france, and i’m ready to work hard..!
    …I’m just received my handpan… Spacedrum “deepsky”,(other are to hard to get.) and I suppose that the most of différents techniques about your first DVD “handpan and sound sculpture”are adapted to my drum..?
    I would want to buy it but I’m better in handpan than in english! (and I’m just began handpan, you see what I mean!)
    Is there exist with french subtittles or french version.?
    … So, excuse me for my english, and realy thanks a lot for all your free tutorials, your creativity, your nice personnality, you and Colin.It’s could be fantastic to see you around of town of Toulouse…
    So I think I can close my dictionary and say good bye to Colin and you…
    Hope your answer.
    Best regards, Jean-philippe.

  5. David says:

    Hi Chirag,

    I sent you an answer by email.
    warm regards,


  6. Chirag says:

    My name is Chirag, and I am from India. I wish to buy your tutorial DVD as I will be getting my first Handpan – A Harmonic Sculptor Raja soon. The website link to buy it from does not have India in the list. Please let me know other ways in which I can procure the same.

  7. Billion says:

    Can I play pop or sentimental music with the Hang or handspans besides contemporary music?

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