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American Black Walnut Kalimba Thumb Piano - 17 Note

American Black Walnut Kalimba Thumb Piano - 17 Note

Regular price $58.00 USD
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Package Includes:

  • Kalimba
  • Tuning Hammer
  • Kalimba Cloth
  • Songbook
  • Kalimba Case
  • Sound Pickups

Specifications

  • Material: American Black Walnut
  • Scale: 17 Key (C major) C4 D4 E4 F4 G4 A4 B4 C5 D5 E5 F5 G5 A5 B5 C6 D6 E6.
  • Finish: Smooth
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Discover the enchanting melody at your fingertips with the American black walnut kalimba thumb piano. This exquisite instrument is not only a doorway to musical exploration but also a piece of art, crafted from the finest American black walnut wood, known for its smooth finish and gently undulating grain patterns. Each thumb piano is a testament to the unique beauty of natural wood, with rich, chocolate hues accented by occasional purple undertones and striking parabolic ring patterns or sinuous grain figures that naturally form eye-catching decorative motifs.

Crafted with a slope design that gives a heavier head and a lighter bottom, this kalimba is thoughtfully engineered to enhance resonance and enrich the overall sound. The intentional elongation of the soundboard by 3cm plays a critical role in this design, contributing to a kalimba that not only looks stunning but offers a sonic experience characterized by clear, harmonious overtones that make every note you play resonate with a warm, lyrical quality.

The American black walnut wood is renowned for its acoustic properties, offering a warm and very balanced tone that is pleasing to the ear. With a moderate sustain that is perfect for the kalimba, the wood helps produce a sound that is full-bodied and rich, yet delicate enough to capture the nuances of each note. The result is a thumb piano that sounds as good as it looks, with tuning that emphasizes the instrument's natural overtones.

This 17-note kalimba provides a wide range of musical possibilities, making it an ideal instrument for both beginners and seasoned musicians alike. Each tine is meticulously tuned to standard C, allowing for a wide repertoire of songs to be played, from traditional African tunes to modern melodies. The extended range of the kalimba invites you to explore complex chords and harmonies, giving you the freedom to create or recreate music that moves you.

The American black walnut kalimba thumb piano is not only an instrument but also a piece of craftsmanship that reflects a commitment to quality and sustainability. The wood used for each kalimba is sourced with respect for the environment, ensuring that the beauty of nature can be enjoyed by future generations of musicians and music lovers.

Included with your kalimba is a beginner-friendly instruction book that will guide you through the basics of playing, from understanding the layout of the notes to learning your first songs. The book is designed to make learning the kalimba as enjoyable as the music it produces, with clear instructions and helpful tips that will have you playing confidently in no time.

Each kalimba comes in a protective case that ensures your instrument stays safe and sound when not in use. The case is as elegantly designed as the kalimba itself, providing not just protection but also a stylish way to transport your thumb piano to gatherings, performances, or peaceful retreats. Whether you are purchasing for yourself or as a gift for a loved one, the American Black Walnut Kalimba Thumb Piano is sure to provide endless joy and a serene musical experience.