Free Shipping Schools Out
We're here to help!
Call for suggestions or assistance

Dobani ONSD Soprano Ocarina, Blue Clay

Brand: Dobani


MSRP: $19.90

Item: #401367
Temporarily Out of Stock - Reserve Yours Today!

Notify me when available.

+ add to wishlist


This ocarina is made of clay and is finished with a blue glaze.  It features six finger holes over an octave of tones.

  • 3” x 1.5” x 1.25” (approximate)

Please note:  this instrument is clay molded and variations in the final product should be expected.  It may vary from pictured in shape and form.

How to Play:

Hold at a 45-degree downward slope from your lips. The thumbs cover the bottom holes and the index and middle fingers of each hand cover the top holes. Angling the ocarina up so that your upper lip impinges on the labium window will create sharps, or flatten the tones.


Although the term Ocarina is less than 200 years old, the first known ocarina-like instrument appeared in South and Central America about 12,000 years ago. Ocarinas shaped like birds and animals could also be found in India as early as 5000 BC. China had its own rounded and egg-like forms called a Xun. In 1527, Cortes sent a group of Aztec performers to Spain, where they introduced the Ocarina to Europe. They remained a popular toy for more than 340 years until 17 year old musician-baker Guiseppe Donati originated the first pitched diatonic scale ocarinas.


No reviews available.


Hide answersShow all answers | Sort by
No questions have been asked about this item. Be the first!



Additional Resources

7 Tips for Practicing

Posted on December 06, 2016

McAfee SECURE sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams
Buy BoardAdopt a ClassroomReverbClass WalletEbay
NAMM Believe in MusicNational Association for Music EducationNAMM Top DealersMusic Inc Mag Retail Excellence AwardHoopla Now Four Time WinnerIowa's Creative Cooridor
Current DMA Code: '511'