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Notations: Mbira dzavadzimu
Notations: Mbira dzavadzimu (with extra keys)
Notations: Mbila dzamadeza
Notations: Mbila dzamadeza (bass on right)
Notations: Matepe / Madhebhe / Hera
Notations: Nyonganyonga / Malimba
Notations: 15-key Karimba 'Nyunga Nyunga'
Notations: Mbira dzaVaNdau
Makers & Players in Rural Mozambique
Learn Mbira dzaVaNdau
- How to sample mbiras
- How to slice up recordings (using Reaper)
- How to slice up recordings (using Audacity)
About this website
History / Changelog
Mbila dzamadeza: "TIC 256"
C# / Db (closest chromatic pitch)
Jaco Kruger collection
[Mbira Catalogue:] Mbila dza madeza, VENDA
Made by James Munyai, Tshaulu, 1989. His 'small size' instrument. Octaves tuned large. Obtained via Jaco Kruger, Univ. of Venda.
[Instrument Inventory:] Small and light for a Venda instrument. Munyai tunes his octaves large. Has a wire handle on the top end. Writing on back: Venda mbila dza madeza made by James Munyai, Tshaulu, Venda, 1988. Tshaulu is the place where the bamboo for tshikona pipes grows.
Last known owner:
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Last known location:
Grahamstown, South Africa
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