Using this website
Notations: Mbira dzavadzimu
Notations: Mbira dzavadzimu (with extra keys)
Notations: Matepe / Madhebhe / Hera
Notations: Nyonganyonga / Malimba
Notations: 15-key Karimba 'Nyunga Nyunga'
Notations: Mbira dzaVaNdau
- How to sample mbiras
- How to slice up recordings (using Reaper)
- How to slice up recordings (using Audacity)
About this website
Nyonganyonga / Malimba: "TIC 154 Sena/Barwe Nyonganyonga"
C (closest chromatic pitch)
Moz, near Nyanga (Zim)
Coll. by AT, 1969, from Bazari Kaingo at Nyanga, Zimbabwe (who was living in Nyanga but was a Barwe from just over the Moz border).
Bell-shaped body with very low side walls, murungubva white wood, roughly made. 30 keys incl. 5 upper rank.
Rectangular bar held with 4 split rivets. Backplate, brass wire. H: 23.0, W: at bottom 20.5.
Backrest is a piece of flat metal. Almost unplayed.
LU6 key missing.
Pitch of the top RI6 key raised to about an octave above RI6 (in audio software), since it was the same as RI5.
Last known owner:
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Last known location:
Grahamstown, South Africa
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