– Thumb piano is a traditional musical instrument in africa. In different african countries, it has different names. It is also known as the mbira or likembe.
– The sounding body part is the flexible metal strips in different length, while use wood or gourd as a resonance box.
– The metal keys are mounted on a wooden box that acts as the resonating chamber.
– The main function of thumb piano is used for accompaniment. when it is played, you should hold the main body by two hands, and then use two thumb to play with it. When the thumb presses and releases the piano, the steel slice will make sounds.
– The longer keys have lower pitches and shorter keys have higher pitches. The keys can be adjusted by tapping them in or out to adjust their length, and therefore their pitch.
– Suitable for beginners or kids.
Material: Rosewood + Aluminum bar + Aluminum rod
Number of sounding bar: 5 (different length)
Level: For beginners (or kids)
1. Due to the different monitor and light effect, the actual color of the item might be slightly different from the color showed on the pictures. Thank you!
2. Please allow 1-3cm measuring deviation due to manual measurement.
1 X 5 Keys Kalimba Toy