The Woodstock Percussion Chimalong XR is way better than the drums because your little one gets to hit something make noise and in the process might very well learn to play recognizable tunes. Actually thanks to the included songbook they can play by number or color so there's a very good chance that you'll be enjoying classic childhood tunes pretty soon. The sturdy metal legs support a wooden base and metal chimalong. The chimalong is tuned to a C-major scale with an 11-note range and a removable music stand. TDMonthly.com named this chimalong the Top Toy of 2008. About Woodstock Percussion There's a whole world full of affordable fun and easy to play instruments out there and Woodstock Percussion has been bringing them to market since 1979. By adding an element of fun and inspiration into people's lives this family-owned business in the Hudson Valley of New York has turned a love of music and professional performing into a growing American venture that's been winning awards and helping people discover how much fun playing music can be.