Here are  studio-quality recordings of some of our most popular tunings. Best with headphones.

Original TerraPan explorations by Sonic Stillness recorded at Earthshaking Music in Atlanta, GA.
Unmastered, and no effects added (except for the bridge on "Unravel").

 
 

TerraPan Select Tunings


Out of the vast number of custom sound models we've built since 2013, we have identified the following tunings to be most harmonically optimal for the geometry of our instruments. We welcome you to check back often as this page will become more interactive in the future. 


 
 

Aeolian (Natural Minor) - 8 Notes
C#) G# A B C# D# E F# G#
D) A Bb C D E F G A
F) C Db Eb F G Ab Bb C
E) A B C D E F G A

Dorian - 8 Notes
D) A B C D E F G A
F) C D Eb F G Ab Bb C
D) G A Bb C D E F G

Gloria - 8 Notes
D) A C D E F G A D

Hijaz - 8 Note
D) A Bb C D Eb F# G A
A) D Eb F# G A Bb C D
E) A Bb C# D E F G A

Integral - 7 Notes
C) G Ab Bb C D Eb G
D) A Bb C D E F A
F) C Db Eb F G Ab C

Ionian (Major) - 8 Notes
C) G A B C D E F G
D) A B C# D E F# G A
F) C D E F G A Bb C
D) G A B C D E F# G

Jibuk - 8 Notes
F) Bb C D Eb F Ab Bb C

Locrian - 8 Notes
A) E F G A Bb C D E
E) B C D E F G A B

Lydian - 8 Notes
Eb) Bb C D Eb F G A Bb
F) C D E F G A B C
D) G A B C# D E F# G

Aeolian (Natural Minor) - 9 Notes
C#) G# A B C# D# E F# G# C#
D) A C D E F G A Bb D
F) C Db Eb F G Ab Bb C F
E) A B C D E F G A C

Dorian - 9 Notes
D) A B C D E F G A D
F) C D Eb F G Ab Bb C F
D) G A Bb C D E F G C

Gloria - 9 Notes
D) A C D E F G A C D

 

Integral - 8 Notes
C) G Ab Bb C D Eb G C
D) A Bb C D E F A D
F) C Db Eb F G Ab C F

Ionian (Major) - 9 Notes
C) G A B C D E F G C
D) A B C# D E F# G A D
F) C D E F G A Bb C F
D) G A B C D E F# G C

Jibuk - 9 Notes
F) Bb C D Eb F Ab Bb C F

Locrian - 9 Notes
A) C E F G A Bb C D E
E) G B C D E F G A B

Lydian - 9 Notes
Eb) A Bb C D Eb F G Bb C
F) B C D E F G A C D
G) C# D E F# G A B D E

 

Osa - 7 Notes
C) G Bb C D Eb F G

Major Pentatonic - 7 Note
C) G A C D E G A
F) A C D F G A C

Minor Pentatonic - 7 Notes
D) A C D F G A D
A) C D E G A C E

Osa - 8 Notes
C) G Bb C D Eb F G C

Major Pentatonic - 8 Note
C) G A C D E G A C
F) A C D F G A C F

Minor Pentatonic - 8 Notes
D) A C D F G A C D
A) C D E G A C D E

Osa - 9 Notes
C) G Bb C D Eb F G Bb C

Major Pentatonic - 9 Note
G) A C D E G A C D E
F) A C D F G A C D F

Minor Pentatonic - 9 Notes
D) A C D F G A C D F
E) A C D E G A C D E

 

Mixolydian - 8 Notes
D) A B C D E F# G A
E) A B C# D E F# G A
F) Bb C D Eb F G Ab Bb

Pelog - 8 Notes
F F) Bb C E F A Bb C F

Phrygian - 8 Notes
F) Bb C Db Eb F Gb Ab Bb
D) A Bb D E F G A C
F#) B C D E F# G A B

Pygmy - 8 Notes
F) Bb C Db F Ab Bb C Db
D) G A Bb D F G Bb D

Shar - 8 Note
D) A B C# D E F# A D
E) B C# D# E F# G# B C#

Mixolydian - 9 Notes
D) A B C D E F# G A D
E) A B C# D E F# G A B
F) Bb C D Eb F G Ab Bb C

"Tinggi" Pelog - 9 Notes
F) Bb C E F A Bb C E F

Phrygian - 9 Notes
F) Bb C Db Eb F Gb Ab Bb Db
D) A Bb D E F G A C D
F#) B C D E F# G A B D

Pygmy - 9 Notes
F) Bb C Db F Ab Bb C Db F
D) G A Bb C D F G A Bb D

Shar - 9 Note
D) A B C# D E F# A B D
E) B C# D# E F# G# B C# E