Yueko Professional 17 Keys Kalimba Thumb Piano Mbira with Tune Hammer, Mahogany Finger Piano African Instrument (Deep Blue/Natural) (Nature) YUEKOMUSIC YK-11

$18.20

Color:Nature


  • Fully resonance,Warm tone and long sustain
  • US imported ore metal
  • Melodious sound
  • Easy to use, Small size and easy to carry;
  • It is said that the music played by this instrument can not only rid the evil of the patient, but also play a role in praying for rain, so it is one of the most popular instruments in Zimbabwe.


Mahogany Tone Wood Kalimba, Professional 17 Keys Acoustic Finger Thumb Piano(Ocean Blue/Natural)
The thumb piano originates 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. To play, rest the thumb piano on the fingers of both hands and hold it between your palms.
Cover the vibrato holes with your fingers.
Then pluck the keys with your thumbs. As you play you can un-cover and cover the vibrato holes as you like.
Many different tunings are acceptable, according to personal preference.
Specific tuning of a thumb piano is only an issue when two instruments are played together; then they should generally agree in tuning. Otherwise, the tuning is subjective and should only be pleasing to the player.
The 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 length, and therefore their pitch.

Material: Natural Mahogany Wood
Size: Aprrox. 185x15x5mm
Num of Keys: 17 keys
Tone: C Key
Product Accessories:
1) Flannelette bag
2) Tuning tool



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