Using this website
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
Karimba: "TIC 159"
G (closest chromatic pitch)
Possibly Sena/Nyungwe or Sena/Tonga
Body split at top, simple chevrons on sides, VR carved on back. H: 18.0, W: at bottom 15.2.
19 keys incl. 9 in upper rank, most decorated at top end. Rectangular bar held with wire. Back plate.
Backrest bamboo. Carrying chain. Coll HT early 1930s.
Last known owner:
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Last known location:
Grahamstown, South Africa
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