Kalimba Lyrics

Lyrics to Kalimba

The kalimba is an instrument in the percussion family. It is a modernized version of the southern African mbira. It is a sound box with metal keys attached to the top to give the different notes. It is also known as the African thumb piano. A Hugh Tracey treble kalimba. The kalimba is a musical instrument from southern Africa. Several reeds or tines are plucked with the thumb or fingers, and the reed vibrations are amplified by a hollow box resonator or a sounding board. The kalimba is a member of the Lamellophone family of musical instruments. The first...Read more »