A 72 page book with a collection of 32 traditional songs for the African karimba. Has links to MP3 files for the tunes
Kalimba Fundamentals for the 15 note Alto Kalimba
The Hokema Kalimba classic bag is the perfect accessory to keep your Hokema kalimba klassik (9 note pentatonic) safe both at home and on the road. Also fits the Hugh Tracey treble kalimbas (but not the altos)
- Kalimbas & Mbiras are plucked instruments originally of African origin, also known as 'thumb pianos'.
- Metal tongues of different length project over a metal bridge fastened to a wooden resonator.
- The tongues are tuned to various scales, either traditional African or western (diatonic or pentatonic) tunings.
- These is also a range of tuition resources to get you started
- Some instruments have built in pickups
- Includes the ethereal 'sansula' from Germany and the Hugh Tracey kalimbas from South Africa
- Also a couple of well tuned budget models.