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African Instruments & Music

Zimbabwean Drum Mbira with 15 Notes

Swahili Modern

ZIMI05

  • This mbira (pronounced UM-beer-ra), consisting of a hand-carved wooden base with attached staggered recycled metal tines that is nestled into a chipboard case to increase resonance, is played by holding the instrument in the hands and plucking the tines with the thumbs. A particularly common musical instrument of the Shona people of Zimbabwe, it is also often an important instrument to be played at religious ceremonies, weddings, and other social gatherings.

    A beautiful gift for world music enthusiasts!

    Measures 14"D x 3.75"T.

  • Artisans handcraft quality musical instruments that traditionally figure strongly in Shona ceremonies, using recycled wood and metal.

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Vendor: Swahili Modern



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