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Star Kalimba Thumb Piano
 

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    The traditional hardwood kalimba is big enough for accenting your favorite music, but small enough to take along when you travel. Itís made from durable, renewable hardwood with seven tunable steel keys and a branded star and stripes design.

    Although inspired by kalimbas that originated thousands of years ago, our version is made with the modern day player in mind. Itís beautifully crafted from a solid piece of durable and renewable plantation grown mahogany hardwood with an oblong shape and branded star and stripes design that recalls early West African kalimbas used in tribal dances and rituals.

    Seven tunable steel keys allow you to customize the pitch to your liking. Because tuning is highly subjective and varies from player to player, your kalimba arrives without any preset tuning settings. That means you can tune it to match your personal preferences. Simply tighten or loosen tension using the two screws on top, then move the keys in or out to adjust their length and pitch. The longer keys have lower pitches while shorter ones have higher pitches.

    To play the kalimba like a pro, just hold it in both hands and stroke the keys with both of your thumbs together or individually. Itís that easy. And donít be fooled by the kalimbaís small size. Itís a serious instrument, capable of producing a wide range of soothing melodies, enchanting accents, even complex musical arrangements. The compact 51/2ĒW x 71/4ĒL x 11/4ĒD size makes it easy to hold and play while you practice, perform or record.

    Materials:
    7 Steel Keys
    Mahogany hardwood

    Size:
    Width: 5.5"
    Length: 7.25"
    Depth: 1.25"

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    Amazing October 29, 2013
    Reviewer: Anonymous Person from United States  
    Got this as a present for my anniversary and my boyfriend loved it. It came right on time, and it was awesome. Beautiful instrument, and made wonderfully.

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    thumb piano May 1, 2013
    Reviewer: Joe from MA United States  
    I purchased this as a coffe table curio and it has gotten a lot of use. Worth every penny! Also the delivery was speedy.

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    Thumb Piano March 15, 2013
    Reviewer: Brian Swaaley from BROOKLYN, NY United States  
    Ordered this on a wednesday, got it 2 days later on friday, it wasn't broken when i took it out of the box, what else could you ask for?  5 / 5, nah 6 out of 5

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    good sound February 27, 2013
    Reviewer: lori kroeger from birmingham, AL United States  
    I really like the Kalimba. I just cant find much training for it. :)

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    Star Kalimba Thumb Piano December 9, 2012
    Reviewer: Carolyn B from Billlings, MT United States  
    The quality and sound of the Star Kalimba Thumb Piano that I purchased from X8 Drums is fantastic!!!! The price was very reasonable.   X8 Drums goes out of their way for offering their customers "First Class Service".  I give X8 Drums an A+++++ in EVERY way.  
    Thank You X8 Drums,
    Best regards,
    Carolyn

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