How easy is it to play kalimba? RSS

How easy is it to play kalimba?

A kalimba is an easy-to-use, relaxing musical instrument that originated from Africa. It has different names in different places. You might know it as kalimba, mbira, or a kalimba thumb piano. Its resonance is achieved by vibrations in the sound box as the metal tines are plucked with the thumbs. Although the structure of a kalimba instrument is small, it has a distinct construction. Its body is made of wood to form a hollow box, namely the resonance box. There are two strips of wood on this box - one upper and one lower. There is also a metal strip, called the bridge, between the two wooden strips to help condense the vibrations. These are the three components that fix the...

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