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Mbira - Wikipedia thumb piano music


For this New Sounds, hear music that features African thumb piano, which in southern parts of Africa is called “mbira,” in Central Africa it's.

What are they? "Thumb piano" is a generic, westernised name for a range of different sub-Saharan lamellophones (instruments played by.

The mbira is an African musical instrument, traditional to the Shona people of Zimbabwe. Other notable influencers bringing mbira music out of Africa are: Dumisani Maraire, who brought marimba and karimba .. Hugh Tracey Kalimbas ; ^ Chapman, David M.F., "The tones of the kalimba (African thumb piano)", J. Acoust.