(Flexaton, Flessatono, Flex-a-tone)
2 octave glissando. Used with bow or mallets.
- Model No.
- Range C5-C7
Emil Richards bought this giant flexatone in the 1970s. Similarly to the musical saw, bending the giant flexatone makes the pitch lower, and wobbling it creates vibrato; it also can be bowed or struck. The approximate range of it spans C5-C7.