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- The mbira (pronounced UM-beer-ra , IPA (ə)mˈbɪərə) is an African musical instrument consisting of a wooden board (often ****ed with a resonator) with...
- music includes folk and pop styles. Much of the folk music incorporates mbira, Ngoma drums and hosho. Music has pla**** a significant role in the history...
- In Zimbabwean Shona music, a deze is a halved calabash gourd in which an mbira is placed in order to amplify its sound. It is typically round in shape...
- clapping. The two mbira players are joined by a player on a pair of gourd shakers (hosho), which emphasize the underlying triplet beat. The mbira playing and...
- The Array mbira is a hand-crafted modern musical instrument with a unique harp- or bell-like sound. It is made in the United States by its inventor Bill...
- varieties of mbira including the Mbira Dzavadzimu and Mbira Nyunga Nyunga. Shona music is well known as representative of mbira ("thumb piano") music. The performer...
- people (Cameroon) Malimba language of Cameroon Malimba, Gabon In East and Southeast Africa, a musical instrument analogous to either a marimba or a mbira...
- The following is a list of players of the mbira, an African plucked lamellophone musical instrument. Bezil Makombe Tinashe Tirikoti Clemence Rice Tendai...
- five main types of mbira pla**** in Zimbabwe, and is sometimes also called hera. The matepe has a different playing style than other mbira in that it uses...
- master performer of the mbira, a traditional instrument of the Shona ethnic group of Zimbabwe. He specialized in the form of mbira called nyunga nyunga,...
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