Using this website
Mbira dzavadzimu (with extra keys)
Mbila dzamadeza (bass on right)
Matepe / Madhebhe / Hera
Nyonganyonga / Malimba
15-key Karimba 'Nyunga Nyunga'
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
Nyonganyonga / Malimba: "TIC 052 Sena/Barwe Nyonganyonga"
G# / Ab (closest chromatic pitch)
Coll. by AT in 1972 from Bero Kabunu, in Catandica (formerly Vila Gouveia), Central Mozambique.
Remade in Roodepoort, Gauteng, South Africa.
Only the metal parts (keys, bridge, bar) are original, AT made body and rattle plate with snail shell buttons and beads.
Bar inscribed "PIOSI PIRIP", riveted.
See AT article “The original African mbira?”.
Bought by AT from Bero Kabunu, Catandica (formerly Vila Gouveia), Mozambique, in 1972.
Audio slicing by Zack Moon in Oct. 2018.
Last known owner:
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Last known location:
Grahamstown, South Africa
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