The kalimba is an African musical instrument consisting of a wooden board (often collated with a resonator) with attached staggered metal tines, played by holding the instrument in the hands and plucking the tines with the thumbs. Just need to use two thumbs play to make a sound.
Kalimbas are extremely easy to play. You can just pick it up and start playing without having any musical background. The kalimba makes a nice pure sound due to its simple construction. The small design ensure that the kalimba can go anywhere.
Handcrafted with KOA Wood: All kalimbas are handmade from high-quality materials, which assure long lifetime and astonishing sound. The kalimba can be played directly. In addition, a music book and course book are included.
International C Tune Every Thumb Piano is tuned and tested before shipped. The tone is the same as a piano. International C tune
Best Gift The finger piano is so easy to learn and so enjoyable for everyone.
Packing list 1 * Kalimba 1 * Instructions 1 * Cloth Bag 1 * Red and green stickers 1 * Tuning Hammer
How to tune:
1. Tuning tool Portable tuner, tuned piano or cellphone（iOS users can download Tuner Lite or insTuner, Android user can download gstrings）, or a tuning hammer. There are many free apps for both types of devices. Just search for “Tuner”. 2. Tuning steps: (1) Pluck the middle tine of the Kalimba. (2) Use the tuning hammer to tune the tine, until the note in the tuner matches the default note and the pointer directing to the center position.
1. I didn't play any instruments before, is this kalimba suitable for me?
Of course.This Kalimba is suitable for beginners, with the embossed notes on the keys, you can practice the piano fluently as me in a short time. Just follow the numbered musical notation and all the beginner can learn a song very quickly!
2. Does this kalimba Instrument have curved down tips for the thumb make it easier to use?
Yes, it has bending keys and curved down tips. It's easy and very comfortable to play. Comfortable concave hand guard design，suitable for different hand types to grasp the thumb piano.
3. Can you make a gift? Where can I find a tutorial on playing the thumb piano?
This thumb piano 17 key comes with an instruction manual. There are a few simple songs in the guide book. You can learn the basics from it or search the Internet for some advanced courses. Kalimba thumb piano is a great gift for anyone, he/she can easily learn and play some kalimba songs within a few hours.
4. I don't have a musical foundation, is this kalimba suitable for me?
No problem at all. It is easy to learn, and comes with English instructions and engraved notes on the keys. Using kalimba can benefit people of any age, including children and adults. I have no music experience. It is easy to learn.
I bought this and not only did it get here super soon but it also looks and sounds great. I played a song for my mom and she said it sounds like rain drops.
Love how it got here in time. The case and design were packaged excellently. It’s a wonderful gift for my beloved
Great!!! Super fast shipping and it's gorgeous!! Recommended
Easy to learn how to play the instrument. Beautiful sound!!
Everything came just as it said it would. I love it and it sounds great. Ok, have to get back to practicing with it, thank you. If you like playing music you will love this!!
It looks amazing! Sounds even better! Also it came with more than I expected, which is a bonus!
Looks and sounds lovely!! And it even came with a little tassel
It’s a slightly belated christmas present to myself and I can’t wait to learn how to play!
I purchased this for my granddaughter for Christmas. I couldn’t resist trying it out and can’t wait to learn how to use it with her!
Came before expected! Giving as a Christmas gift! Im Very happy!!!
I love this Kalimba. The quality of the kalimba is really solid, I feel like it's going to last. It sounds really nice and looks pretty in person too. For my first Kalimba, I'm really happy I purchased this one. Shipping took a little longer than I was expecting, but other than that I had no issues.
I bought this as a present for my daughter for Christmas. I love it so much I told my husband to get me one for Christmas too!
So cute and sounds wonderful!
very good,I love it!
It is being used by a student in a music class in a university. Its a cultural music class. My student loves it and her teacher loves it and the student can alreadyplay it. It was a great gift to give someone.
Beautifully made and sound is wonderful!
It is going to be a Christmas present. It is very pretty. The cat and flowers are a nice touch. Beautiful color of wood.
super pretty design, the cat has a cu face and the flowers are gorgeous, lightweight, and very durable case.
Item just as described
Bought this Kalimba as a birthday gift for a friend and she absolutely loves it! Very good quality and came just as advertised! Kalimba came 3 days before it's scheduled delivery date which was a great.
This is my first time purchasing an instrument like this. The sounds it originates are so nostalgic and at the same time so sweet like the dreams of a young child's spirit. It is just lovely .
Super cute and fun to play! I'm so excited to show everyone
Got it yesterday as a present for my wife and she just play every time she can. It sounds good and the hard case is very practical
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