World Music

World Music Instruments

Curvy Sounds is now Open!

We are Open:Tuesday -10am-5.30pm


                      :Thursday -10am-5.30pm  

                      :Friday- 10am-5.30pm

                      :Saturday- 10am-5.30pm

We are closed Sunday and Monday.                  

You can contact us on :0191 4474342,, or instagram, or through the website.

(We are having problems with facebook at the moment,and have been locked out due to all our passwords being wiped, we are trying to get back in but with no luck so far, so for the moment don't use facebook messanger to contact us.Posts will still appear on facebook but we cant see your messages or change the shop opening times on facebook.)

We sell a colourful range of Fair trade world music instruments:-Likembe,Drums(Djembe,ocean drums,tounge drums,monkey drums,thunder drums) Cabasas, Cuicas, Digeridoos, Ocarinas, Flutes, Whistles, Wind chimes, Prayer bells, Singing bowls, Xylophones, a selection of animal guiros and more.

They are all beautiful to look at and make a great sound.

These instruments are made of ceramics,wood or bamboo and are plastic free.

If you want to buy several instruments,we will of course try to package them in the same  box and reduce your postage  to the one parcel cost. 

World Music Instruments

50cm Djembe,Pro Series
( 50 Djembe )

 The Pro series Djembe has the highest specification with extra rope,double rings and the finest natural string.Beuatifully decorated with carving and paintwork.50cm diameter drum head.

It comes with a free hat, to protect the skin!

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cha cha on a stick
( cha stick )

Percussive shaker on a stick made from Cha cha nuts from the Peruvian Amazon.20cm long,colours vary.

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Gamelan tubular xylophone
( Gamelan xylophone )

This beautiful, Indonesian 5 note Gamalan Xylophone has a bright,pure,ringing tone.It can be used musically or to aid concentration in meditation.21cm long x 9cm high.




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( Gong )

Beautiful Gong produces different ringing tones ,depending on where you hit it with the beater.Designs vary-our current stock of Gongs are plain with beaten marks into the metal. 24 cm diameter 29cm long beater.





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Jaw Harp
( Jaw Harp )

Place these little bamboo Jaw Harps between your teeth and pluck, to create a note that sounds like a bouncing spring. Changing the shape, inside your mouth changes the note.Great fun!

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Nut on a string
( nutos )

Percussive shaker ,made from seeds, in Indonesia. This is a fair trade instrument and helps protect rainforest trees from the loggers,as it gives the trees an alternative monetary value.They are harvested to make funky instruments, instead of timber!  

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( Ocarina )

Beautiful Boxed Ocarina-Made in Peru,this fabulous painted ceramic Ocarina,produces lovely, warm, flutey notes. This comes boxed and we will package it with bubble wrap and another box,so should be very well cusioned and safe .  

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Percussive Spoons
( Percussive Spoons )

Made from beautiful dark wood,these spoons can create a great range of sounds,by changing the cupping  0f your hand as you play them.

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Rainsticks 50cm
( Rainsticks 50cm )

These 50cm Rainsticks are made out of Bamboo and hand painted in Indonesia.Tip them to hear the sound of rain on jungle leaves.

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Rubber Seed Shaker
( Rub shak )

Fair Trade percussive shaker, made from the seeds of the Rubber tree.

Decorated fibre glass handle.-This is the one World Music instrument we have that is not plastic free.

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Shipbo Shaker
( Shipbo )

Percussive shaker made by people from the Shipbo tribe in the Amazonian rainforest.

It is fairtrade so people are paid properly and it helps to sustain their indigenous way of life. 

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Thumb Pianos
( Thumb pianos )

Thumb Pianos,made out of coconuts-each with a intricate decoration,in a wide range of colours. They fit neatly into the palms of your hands as you play,and the polished coconut feels lovely to hold!  Bright,warm tone.  

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Thunder Drum
( Thunder drum )

Shake the spring and the Drum makes a low Thundering sound.

Comes in a variety of colourful animal designs.


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Wrist Bells
( Wrist Bells )

These brightly coloured bells,can be strapped round your wrist,so they jingle as you move.

Made in Peru.

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