The mbira is an African musical instrument consisting of a wooden board (continuously fitted with a resonator) with attached staggered metal tines, played by holding the instrument in the hands and plucking the tines with the thumbs. The mbira is regularly classified as a part of the lamellaphone circle of relatives, and a part of the idiophone circle of relatives of musical instruments.
Members of this broad circle of relatives of instruments are known by all kinds of names. In the Anglo world it is continuously known as a thumb piano. Indigenous African names include likembe, mbila, mbira huru, mbira njari, mbira nyunga nyunga, nhare, matepe and njari, sansu, zanzu, karimbao, marimba, karimba, kalimba, okeme, ubo, or-between the late 1960s and early 1970s-sanza, in addition to marímbula (also kalimba) in the Caribbean Islands.
- Material: Pine+Steel Bar
- Color: Wood Color(red)
- Item Size:6.7×4.9×1.6″(17×12.5x4cm)
- Item Weight:7.5oz(214g)
Package Weight: 270g / 9.5oz
notes:c6-e7,You’ll adjust the keys a little bit ,and tune them to the notes you want
Portable , palm size , 8 oz(270g)
Easy to be informed , get began quickly
A traditional instrument originated in Africa
You’ll make wonderful music by thumbs anywhere
Material : [ piano body:Pine wood ] + [ piano keys:Steel ]