Thumb Piano Mini

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The Thumb Piano is a musical instrument that is found and played in many African Countries and appears in countless variations across the continent. The instrument is played by holding in both hands and plucking the metal keys with the fingers and thumbs.

A good instrument for novices and seasoned musicians alike as the thumb piano dosen't require any previous musical experience to produce a pleasing sound and melody and is great for improvised music.

As well as being used as a lead instrument in African music and traditional storytelling African people can often be found playing the instrument while walking.

Hand Made in Malawi, Africa.

Average size: Length 12cm x width 9cm x depth 3.5cm

Did you know...The thumb piano is known by different names in different African countries including Mbira, Kalimba and Marimba?

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