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- Mbira (pronounced m-BEE-ra , /əmˈbɪərə/) are a family of musical instruments, traditional to the Shona people of Zimbabwe. They consist of a wooden board...
- The array mbira /əmˈbɪərə/ is a hand-crafted modern musical instrument with a unique harp- or bell-like sound. It is made in the United States by its...
- Zimbabwean music is heavily reliant on the use of instruments such as the mbira, Ngoma drums and hosho. Their music symbolizes much more than a simple rhythm...
- The following is a list of players of the mbira, an African plucked lamellophone musical instrument. Tendayi Gahamadze Chartwell Dutiro Cosmas Ma****a...
- band Hohodza – band Mbira dzeNharirambira band Mechanic Manyeruke and the Puritansgospel music group R.U.N.N. familymbira-inspired reggae and...
- albums. Mbira dzeNharira revolutionized the sound of mbira by electrifying and rearranging the instruments into b**** baritone, rhythm and lead mbira. The...
- njari mbira and matepe. The mbira is pla**** at religious and secular gatherings, and the different mbiras have different purposes. The 22–24-key mbira dzavadzimu...
- tongue (such as a Jew’s harp) or a series of multiple tongues (such as a mbira thumb piano). Linguaphone comes from the Latin root lingua meaning "tongue"...
- Owethu Mbira (born 6 March 1987) is a South African professional boxer who competed from 2008 to 2011. As an amateur, he won a bronze medal at lightweight...
- 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...
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