MISC

Legacy of Chris Banta Instrument Projects Over the Years

1973 

Bass Marimba

C diatonic scale

C2 - C3

8 notes

1973-UpperRightRearView-LG
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1974 

Contra Bass Marimba

5 pitches: C1, D1, F1, G1, Bb1

C15S-Front-LG
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1979 

Qty 2

Bass Marimbas,

1-octave chromatic, C2 - C3, 13 notes

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1979 

Log Drums

Sub-Contra Bass

Contra Bass

Bass

Baritone

Tenor

Alto Soprano

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G125C-FromDanSavell1-1152
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1985

Semi-Contra Bass Marimba

2-1/3 Octaves

E! to F4

26 Notes

design Spec

Client: USC Perc Dept, Trent Reznor

CCBANTA-ModelE126C-Contra-Bass-Marimba-F
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1986

Extended Bass Marimba

2-Octaves

G1 to G3

25 Notes Client: US NAVY, Norfolk, VA

72dpi-CCBANTA-Model-G125C-ExtendedBassMarimba-3
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1979 

Qty 2

Bass Marimbas,

1-octave chromatic, C2 - C3, 13 notes

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1979 

Sub-Contra Bass Marimba

2 notes

C0 (16.35Hz and G0 (24.xxHx)

C0-C1-SubContraBass-Street-LG
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197X 

Orff Style Set

Bass (C2 - C3), Tenor (C3 to C4),

Alto (C4 to C5),

Soprano (C5 to C6)

1985-CCBANTA-CommonBox-ORFF-Collection1.
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1980

Wood Samples

-Mahongany

-Pine

-Padauk

-Pau Ferro

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WoodSamplesMarimba-1980-B&W-LG
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1980

Contrabass Marimba

1 octave

chromatic

13 notes C1 to C2

Clent: Cal-Arts, Check Jonkey

1980

Extended Bass Marimba 2 Octave  25 notes

Range: G1 to G3  Qty 2: Clients: Emil Richards, David Ahlstrom

1980

Exended Bass Marimba, 2-octave, chromatic, G1 - G3, 25 notes

ADD Design Spec

Assy Manual

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1997

Childrens Tenor Marimba

8-Notes Diatonic

C3 - C4

1990

Rhythmic Bass Marimba

3-Notes

1990

Rhythmic Bass Marimba

7-Notes

Client: Pasadena Museum

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1991

Rhythmic B

ass Marimba

11-Notes

Client: USC Perc Dept.

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1997

Childrens Tenor Marimba 8-Note Diatonic Scale

C3 to C4

(Single post) bar containment

Client: Ale V.

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1998

Childrens Tenor Marimba 8-Note Diatonic Scale

C3 to C4 (double post bar containment) Clients: Debbie D, Neil S.

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2003

Childrens Tenor Marimba, C Diatonic scale

C3 - C4  C38D

C38D-Alone-COLOR
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2003

Childrens Tenor Marimba, D maj Pentaonic  scale D-E-G-A-B-D

D3 - D4  D36P

D36P-COLOR-ALONE1
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2003

Childrens Bass Marimba, D maj Pentaonic  scale D-E-G-A-B-D

D2 - D3  D26P

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2005

Childrens Bass Marimba C-Major Scale

C2 - C3 C28D

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2006

D-Minor Pentatonic scale Semi Contra-bass D211P

D2-D4  w/ 1) octave extension upgrde 2)mergre into frame

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2008

Tenor Diatonic

C3 - C4 C38D

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2008

Accompany marimba  10 notes

C310S-1
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2009

Bass Flapamba

Range: F1 to C3

Client:Emil Richards

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2009

D-Minor Novelty marimba D46P

P1000984
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2009

D-Minor Pentatonic practice marimba  (See 2006)

P1010261-72dpi
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2009

2Oct C-Major Tenor Marimba C3-C5

P1010447-72dpi
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2009

Tenor Flapamba

Restoration

Range: C3 to C5

Client: Emil Richards

P1020224-72
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2010

Model: G119P

Contra-Bass D-Minor Pentatonic Bass Marimba

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2010

Bass Tone Bar protoype set

P1040767-72
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2010

Rebuild of (1980) ContraBass Marimba

Restoration-BEFORE-72
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1973-UpperRightRearView-LG
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2011

2010 BTB protype set fully finished with improvements

2011

Stand for African Balaphone

P1060212-72
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2012

1st Bass Tone Bar set refinish to black

Client: Danny Elfman

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2012

"Spoils of War" copy for Partch LA group

1973-UpperRightRearView-LG
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2013

"Marimba Eroica" copy for Partch LA group

2013

Bass Tone Bar Set (2B??)

1973-UpperRightRearView-LG
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2012

Chuck Jonkey Set 2A?

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2012

Show Room

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2012-2013

Marimba Eroica

(Go to: Misc: Special Project page)

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2013

Quartertone bars were designed and tune to fit in accidentals row gaps

Client: Vickie C.

P1100707A-72
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2013

"Mr Slapamba C115D

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2014

Two-Tongue

Log Drum set

with stand

Client: Chuck Jonkey

DSCN7117-72dpi
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2015

[Experimental]

2x4 Marimba (random pitches determined by length - no tuning)

Client: Chuck Jonkey

Video too Lg

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2015

BTB Set No 2

Client:

Composer Brian Reitzell

CCBANTA-BassToneBars-72
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2015

Single Tongue Drums

IMG_5230-72
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2015

Bass Slide Whistle

Client: Chuck Jonkey

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2015

C525C

Xylophone

Range: C5 to C7)

Client: Chuck Jonkey

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2015

7-tone equal tempered marimba

IMG_7752-72dpi
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2016

Bass Tone bar expansion (F1 & F2)

Clients: Brian Reitzell, Chuck Jonkey

IMG_7529-72
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2016

Single Bass Tone Bar (D2)  shipped across country.

Client: Rob Sayer

BTB-RobSayer-72
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2016

Childrens Tenor Marimba

Model: C38D (Baltic Birch Body) 

8 Notes Diatonic Scale

Range: C3 to C4

Client: Horizon Hills Pre-school program

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2016

5-tone equal tempered marimba

IMG_7755-72dpi
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2016

Overtone Marimba C2 - C6?? Check

CCBANTA-OvertoneMarimba
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2016

C-Major PVC resonator marimba

Range: F2-D?

Model: F213D

Client: Chris W.

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2017

Childrens Tenor Marimba

Model: C38D (Poplar Body) 

8 Notes Diatonic Scale

Range: C3 to C4

Clients: Abby S., Pennie S., Lexi S.

DSCN3559-72
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2017

"Boo" for the Partch Ensemble

Client:  John Schneider.

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2017

Bass Tone Bar Set No. 3

C Major diatonic scale C1 to C3

15 notes

add note per pix swap out dupes

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2017

Garden Marimba

Ab1, Bb1, Db2, Eb2

Chris Banta Estate 

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2018

5-Tone pentatonic (notes from 12 tone equal)

Balaphone-UpperLeftHandView
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2018

9-tone equal 2 octave

DSCN7050-72dpi
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2018

1-Octve Childrens Bass Marimba

C2 - C3

Model C28D

[Ted F.]

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2018

8-Tone Equal Tempered scale

2 octave

DSCN6996-72dpi
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2018

Tenor  Marimba (2 oct C3 - C5) C315D

Qty 2

DSCN6970-72dpi
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2018

Bass Marimba (Model A217P A minor pentatonic marimba/balaphone

2015-C237C-3OctaveBassMarimba-BACK-web-L
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2018

Single Tone "HypoBass"

(A1 - 55Hz)

[John S.]

72dpi-DSCN4568
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2019

Tenor Balafone with bass extension

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2019

Balaphone bass extension A1, C2, D2

[Aximal ?]

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2020

Meditation Tone Bell Eb4 (xxxHz)

[Brenda H.]

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2020

Overtone Marimba

(32 places)

Model: C232OT

[L.A. Perc Rentals]

OT32-FrontView-72dpi-DSCN8920
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2021

Marimba "SPORT"

Dm Pentatonic Scale

Range: F1 to F5

Model: F121P

[Chris Banta Estate]

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2021

Bass Tone Bell for Sound Bath Meditations

Pitch D2

[Aximal ??]

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2021

Dm Pentatonic Scale

Range: A1 to D4

Model: A118P

[Bob & Jackie H.]

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2021

4-tone childs marimba

G-D-B-G

Model: G44S

[Chris Banta Estate]

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2016

D2 Bass Tone Bar

1973-UpperRightRearView-LG
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20XX

Low A0 (27.5Hz Sub-Contra Bass A

CCBANTA-OvertoneMarimba
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