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Atlas AP-A320 Wooden Mbira, 17 Note Thumb piano made from Red Cedar with large soundbox with two wah holes

Atlas AP-A320 Wooden Mbira, 17 Note


Thumb piano made from Red Cedar with large soundbox with two wah holes

Item ID: GR18028   Model No: AP-A320   
    Product Features
  • Vibrato holes, tuneable
  • A hugely popular thumb piano
  • Nice, resonant construction
    Product Specifications
  • Based on traditional designs found throughout Africa.
  • Made in: Pakistan
  • Model Number: AP-A320
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Thumb Pianos Information


The Mbira, Kalimba, Sansa, Budongo or thumb piano is played across all of Southern Africa. The instrument is made of a wooden plate or sometimes a wooden box (with or without sound hole). A number of metal tongues, usually between 5 and 24 are attached. These are tuned by adjusting the sounding length of the tongue and can be fine-tuned with a metal file if needed.
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