Description: The mbira (pronounced m-BEER-ra, IPA (ə)mˈbɪəɾə) is an African musical instrument, traditional to the Shona people of Zimbabwe.It consists of a wooden board (often fitted with a resonator) with attached staggered metal tines, played by holding the instrument in the hands and plucking the tines with the thumbs (at minimum), the right forefinger (most mbira), and sometimes the left forefinger.
Description: Mbira, also called mbila sansa, kilembe, likembe, timbrh, or thumb piano, plucked idiophone (instrument whose sounding parts are resonant solids belonging to the body of the instrument itself)—or more specifically, a lamellaphone—that is unique to Africa and widely distributed throughout the continent.. The mbira consists of a series of tuned metal or bamboo tongues (lamellae) attached at ...
Description: Zimbabwean music, instruments and educational info - MBIRA is a non-profit organization supporting 275 traditional musicians and instrument makers in Zimbabwe.
Description: Mbira - Spirit of the People (Thomas Mapfumo, Oliver Mtukudzi) - Duration: 51:01. MrTharrison 140,086 views. 51:01. Mbira Rare Master Piece By Gift Mugwidi - Duration: 5:51.
Description: Today’s interactive Doodle celebrates Zimbabwe’s national instrument, the mbira, as Zimbabwe’s Culture Week begins. Try your own hand at this instrument that has been played for over 1,000 ...
Description: Mbira definition is - an African musical instrument that consists of a wooden or gourd resonator and a varying number of tuned metal or wooden strips that vibrate when plucked.
Description: 50+ videos Play all Mix - Mbira - Spirit of the People (Thomas Mapfumo, Oliver Mtukudzi) YouTube Mbira Singles Collection (MJCHZ 827) - Duration: 56:38. AboubacarSiddikh 67,832 views
Description: Mbira Camps are led by Erica Azim, who has played and loved Shona mbira music since 1970, and has shared her passion for mbira with thousands of mbira students from all over the world. She has developed a teaching method designed specifically for the non-Zimbabwean student who desires to experience traditional Shona mbira music in its fullest ...
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