Apalala is a crystallophone inspired by the element of water. Its sound reminds me of the clicking of the ice going down a river.
Tow octaves crystallophone.
Notes: pentatonic mode F#, G#, B, C#, D#
Materials: Chaya mahogany, crystal, peridot, rope, felt
Technique: crystal paste, laminated and carved wood
Dimensions: length: 23 in. / 58.5 cm · width (from the wall): 15 in. / 38 cm · height: 16 in. / 40.5 cm
Year of production: 2015
Price: $ 3,600
The piece is made with two parts that are assembled with a dove tail. This allows the piece to be disassembled with a simple pressure sideward, which makes the packing and shipping easier and less expensive.