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World Music Instrument Collection: Karimba
/ Kalimba

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One of several types of lamellophones; similar or same instruments are also referred to as"kalimba," "mbira," or "thumb piano"; this type of instrument is a  mainstay of Zimbabwean music and is used in several other parts of Africa as well.

World Wednesdays, Winter 2015. Image Credit: Christine Elliott

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These tips for the kalimba are just as applicable to our karimba:

This video is an example of how you can make beautiful music with our karimba:

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