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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...
- 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...
- 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,...
- The following is a list of players of the mbira, an African plucked lamellophone musical instrument. Bezil Makombe Tinashe Tirikoti Clemence Rice Tendai...
- mbira music. They make a rattling sound that western ears may be unaccustomed to hearing. However, this accompaniment is essential when playing mbira...
- xylophones, djembes, drums, and tone-producing instruments such as the mbira or "thumb piano."The music and dance of the African diaspora, formed to...
- 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...
- Mbira dzeNharira revolutionized the sound of Mbira by electrifying and rearranging the instruments into b**** baritone, rhythm and lead mbira.The...
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