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Calimba or Kalimba. Musical instrument spread throughout the African continent. Receives different names, according to the countries and peoples: malimba, mbira, kisaanji, likembe, sanza...

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    Calimba or Kalimba. Musical instrument spread throughout the African continent. Receives different names, according to the countries and peoples: malimba, mbira, kisaanji, likembe, sanza...

    This idiophone has a set of slides of different length and material, hard but flexible, like the metal or cane. They are attached to a bridge at one end, and have free the other, in such a way that they produce sounds to be pressed with the fingers by the free ends. The dimensions of the blades determine frequencies that can vibrate, which translates into different notes can be given. Thus, vary the tone or tune the instrument is equivalent to extend or reduce the length of the plates.

    The box in which the bridge is embedded may have multitude of forms and be made of different materials. In the case of the picture box is wooden and metal lamellae.

    It attaches with two hands and played with the thumbs.

    Measures: 17 x 15 cm

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