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Notations: Mbira dzavadzimu
Notations: Mbira dzavadzimu (with extra keys)
Notations: Matepe / Madhebhe / Hera
Notations: 15-key Karimba 'Nyunga Nyunga'
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Adapted to the Mbira
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This piece demonstrates the mbira Analytic notation. To learn the basics, see https://sympathetic-resonances.org/help#mbira-dzavadzimu (click on the 'Analytic' tab). Edit the numbers to explore the effects. If you come up with something you would like to play yourself, press the "Translate Now" button below to translate the piece to another notation.
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Mbira dzavadzimu (with extra keys)
Matepe / Madhebhe / Hera
15-key Karimba 'Nyunga Nyunga'
Nyonganyonga / Malimba
Which type of instrument is this piece for?
Analytic (retain motor pattern)
Analytic (retain octaves)
Analytic (retain pitches)
Analytic (retain playability)
Art of Mbira (lines)
Art of Mbira (notes)
Notation used in the scores below
---- Other Notations
Analytic --> Pitch (retain pitches)
Analytic --> Pitch+Octaves (retain pitches)
Analytic --> Position (retain pitches)
---- Other Instruments
Analytic (retain pitches) --> Mbira dzavadzimu (with extra keys): Pitch
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