Kalimba Mbira Thumb Piano 17 polished steel keys w/Display Stand

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                 The Kalimba

* Kalimba Mbira Thumb Piano 17 polished steel keys

* Perfect for beginners and experienced alike.

* Made from Solid Maple Hardwood

Choice of: Tree of Life * Forest Nymph * African Mud Cloth decoupage artwork

* The 17 Polished Steel thumb keys are imprinted with notes and easily tuned.

* Aluminum Bridge

* Diatonic scale in the key of C

* Padded Display Stand included.

* Hand made and finished in the U.S.A.​

* Kalimba measures: 5″ X 7 1/4″ X 1 3/8″

                     The Display Stand

* An attractive, safe, and durable holder for your new Kalimba
* Made from durable laminated MDF birch hardwood
* The stand is padded on all sides

                   The Story of the Thumb Piano

The kalimba thumb piano originated in Africa.
It is also known as the mbira or likembe.
The metal keys are mounted on a wooden box that acts as the resonating chamber.
Longer keys have lower pitches and shorter keys have higher pitches.
The keys can be adjusted by tapping them in or out to adjust their pitch.
Many different tunings are acceptable, according to personal preference.
Similar tuning is only an issue when two instruments are played together;
then they should generally agree in tuning.

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innerRhythm

Grants Pass, OR

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Description

                 The Kalimba

* Kalimba Mbira Thumb Piano 17 polished steel keys

* Perfect for beginners and experienced alike.

* Made from Solid Maple Hardwood

Choice of: Tree of Life * Forest Nymph * African Mud Cloth decoupage artwork

* The 17 Polished Steel thumb keys are imprinted with notes and easily tuned.

* Aluminum Bridge

* Diatonic scale in the key of C

* Padded Display Stand included.

* Hand made and finished in the U.S.A.​

* Kalimba measures: 5″ X 7 1/4″ X 1 3/8″

                     The Display Stand

* An attractive, safe, and durable holder for your new Kalimba
* Made from durable laminated MDF birch hardwood
* The stand is padded on all sides

                   The Story of the Thumb Piano

The kalimba thumb piano originated in Africa.
It is also known as the mbira or likembe.
The metal keys are mounted on a wooden box that acts as the resonating chamber.
Longer keys have lower pitches and shorter keys have higher pitches.
The keys can be adjusted by tapping them in or out to adjust their pitch.
Many different tunings are acceptable, according to personal preference.
Similar tuning is only an issue when two instruments are played together;
then they should generally agree in tuning.

Additional information

Weight 1.4 lbs
Dimensions 10 × 6 × 3 in
Art Image

Tree of Life, Wood Nymph, African Mud Cloth

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