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MES Bass Metallophone

Product Code: MES716
A robust bass metallophone designed to enrich musical compositions with its deep, resonant sounds.
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Technical Summary


Helping to Support Teaching and Learning

Chromatic Add-Ons

Reflecting the nature of diatonic instruments, chromatic add-ons for this metallophone are not available, focusing solely on primary tones.

Diatonic Tone Set

The instrument features diatonic tones, often associated with the white keys of a piano, simplifying the learning and playing process.

Ensemble Play

Encourages group ensemble play, fostering an engaging environment for collaborative musical activities.

Music Experience

Designed to provide memorable musical experiences, fostering an appreciation of music among children.

Supports Key Stage 1

Complements Key Stage 1 by providing a hands-on experience with both tuned and untuned musical elements.

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MES Bass Metallophone

A robust bass metallophone designed to enrich musical compositions with its deep, resonant sounds.


  • This bass metallophone is an essential classroom instrument, crafted to stimulate musical exploration among children aged five to eleven. It offers a deep, resonant sound that is foundational in group performances and individual practice. With a range from C1 to A2, including two F# bars and one Bb bar, this instrument supports a wide variety of musical compositions, from simple tunes to complex harmonies.

  • Aligned with the UK's Key Stage 1 and 2 music curricula, it focuses on diatonic scales to facilitate easier learning and teaching of music basics. It is particularly useful for improvisation, composition, and ensemble playing within educational settings.

  • Constructed from durable metal and wood, it ensures longevity in classroom use and enables teachers to deliver engaging musical experiences. This helps enhance children's understanding and enjoyment of music, fostering both cognitive and creative development through the joy of making music.

Supports the National Curriculum

Music, Key Stage 2

Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the interrelated dimensions of music.

Music, Key Stage 1

Use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes.

Music, Key Stage 2

Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression.

Technical Summary



  • Metal



  • Age Range

  • Suitable for 5 to 11 years