Thumb Piano

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3M15Eii2TU] The thumb piano, known as a kalimba, mbira, and by many other names, is a lamellaphone that uses prongs called tongues, keys, or tines that you pluck to generate acoustic vibrations. The length of the tine determines the pitch. Generally, the thumb piano uses some kind of mechanism... Read more »

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