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
Mbira dzavadzimu: "TIC 51"
F# / Gb (closest chromatic pitch)
L: 22, w: 16.5, depth of body 2.5, 22 keys decorated top ends, notes grouped under bar in 5-3-5-4-5,
bar with “ears”, dark hard wood, slightly lighter sap wood.
Decorative carving in trad style and rattle bar with copper rings added by AT.
[S.F.:] Intervals in the middle octave (L1-L1') [ct]: 172 193 190 140 185 163 128 (sum 1171ct, so L1-L1' is a flat octave).
Last known owner:
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Last known location:
Grahamstown, South Africa
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