Look Guys, The fact that you know the History of The Kalimba is interesting, Now all that aside, This Song Was Innovative At The Time And Because Of The Instruments Roots And The Roots Of A Displaced and Proud And Talented People A Memorable Classic Song Was Created For Prosperity
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.
THIS WAS MY SONG ............ IF I AM CORRECT ABOUT THE ORIGINS OF THIS INSTRUMENT IS AFRICAN ....... I SAW THEM PERFORM THIS SONG AND THEY HAD A SOLO WITH THIS INSTRUMENT THAT WAS OFF THE CHAIN ........ IT SOUNDS SO BEAUTIFUL .......