RAV Vast RUS Scale (A Minor) Product Demo: RAV Universal Scale

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The RAV Universal Scale in A Minor, usually referred to as the “RUS” is a beautiful sounding instrument which is notable for its sustain effects. Listen in this video as you hear the notes ringing out and the effect they have over the long period of fading out.

The notes of the RAV Vast RUS are:
(A) C E G A B C D E

In scale tones relative to the key of A, the notes are:
1 b3 5 b7 1 2 b3 4 5

Note that the third and seventh scale tones are both flat, meaning they are each a half step lower than the major third and major seventh (which derive from the major scale) respectively.

The RAV Vast A RUS RAV Universal Scale, other RAV Drums and RAV instrument cases are available for purchase at the Didge Project store.

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AJ Block is the director of Didge Project and is active as a didgeridoo teacher and performer. In addition to didgeridoo, AJ has spent years studying music traditions from all over the world including jazz (trombone and piano), western classical music, Indian Classical Music, guitar and world percussion. AJ has developed a number of programs for Didge Project including The ABCs of Didgeridoo, The Didgeridoo Skills Course, and Circular Breathing Mastery. He is also the author of Didge For Sleep, a didgeridoo learning method designed specifically for people with Sleep Apnea. As a performer AJ is the leader of the Didge Project Music Collective and a member of Dream Seed: A Shamanic Sound Journey. AJ is a founding member of Sacred Arts Research Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of sacred art traditions through education, ritual and study. As a student of spiritual teacher Maestro Manuel Rufino AJ is an active member of the Golden Drum community.