Play the Kalimba Thumb Piano Online!

03/24/2009

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The Kalimba thumb piano is a signature African instrument. The one shown here is made in Kenya; but thumb pianos are also made in many other African countries as well. It is made from a hollowed-out wooden box with metal keys attached that each have a different note. When you pluck the notes it creates a mellow, island sound. There is a PBS Kids web site where you can see and play the Kalimba online. It's geared towards kids, but anyone can get an idea of how the kalimba plays and sounds . Just Click Here to play the kalimba online or hear some popular tunes played on the kalimba. Click Here to find out more about the kalimba or to order one on the Africa Imports web site.