The kalimba is modelled after the ancient African musical instrument called mbira. Whereas the mbira was originated in central and southern Africa around 1000BC. The varying styles of kalimba and mbira have endured for thousands of years and had numerous layouts, designs, and tunings.
As a result, this instrument produces a warm ethereal sound that feels "like nature in a box". And most importantly, the experience of playing the kalimba will truly help you to relax and unwind.This article talks about why the kalimba is an amazing instrument for everyone!
Need a little help on choosing the right kalimba? Here is a little kalimba buyer's guide made just for you.
Firstly, this instrument is handmade with high-quality mahogany. Due to its solid wood structure, the sound of this kalimba is well balanced and crystal clear. Secondly, the keys are made with selected ore steel bars, giving the tines high strength and durability.
There is no need for any musical background! Because all the notes are engraved on the keys. To play, hold the instrument between the palms, then use your thumbs to pluck the keys. After that, choose an easy kalimba tab from your learning booklet or online, then pluck the corresponding tine according to the numbers on the tab. As a result, you will have a beautiful melody in no time!
All the kalimba is already pre-tuned in C. Therefore, you can play it right away when you receive the order.
Free learning resource:
There is a free learning booklet within your order that can teach you all the basics.
Follow us on Facebook @littlekalimbashop, and we will upload kalimba tabs and mini-tutorials regularly.
Check this link for some simple yet sweet songs we made for beginners! (we will keep on updating more tabs)
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Our friendly, outstanding customer service team will assist you in choosing the right kalimba for you. That is to say, and whether you are a beginner or an experienced musician, we will do our best to help you find your favourite kalimba.
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Beautiful kalimba with a loud, rich tone. Love it!
Never bought one of these before, glad I found this website to start things off. Excellent make and tone quality.
I bought a Kalimba for emy 7
I have no experience in music but it’s getting easy to learn and it sounds lovely. The owners answered my questions when I needed help with the instrument and the packaging was beautiful. Kalimba had slight scratches on the keys/wood but it’s in good condition and i love it
Purchased this for my musician son. He absoloutely loves it. Heaps of fun
LOVE LOVE LOVE it
Far exceeded expectations
Will be buying more for gifts in the future / thank you
The best gift I could have wished for from my partner!!
I am very satisfied and impressed with the sound quality and wooden texture, the packaging it comes in is also very gorgeous… Even came with some cute little extras!
You’ve really outdone yourselves and brought one of the biggest smiles to my face this Christmas season :)
Just lovely. Sounds beautiful and looks amazing, can’t fault the product or the service. This is the second Kalimba I have purchased through you and have been delighted in both occasions.
Lovely little instrument! Feels very nice in my hands, and the keys are easier to pluck than previous Kalimbas I’ve played. The tone is rich and beautiful.
Great kalimba for beginners.
I am not a music person at all, but have always been curious about learning (as I think it’s a great outlet/calming). And so far my experience has been positive!
Learning the Kalimba has been really fun and rewarding. The instrument came with a guide booklet, tuning tools and beginner stickers for easy setup and learning. It’s honestly been so fun!
Bought for family gifts, all the family love them.
All good. thanks
Really easy to use with a lovely sound, thumb grips are very helpful. Haven’t quite worked out the tuning hammer yet or when I should be using this but I’ll get there!
What a beautifully made little instrument, presented in a delightful box! Thank you
Lovely little Instrument!
The Little Kalimba arrived promptly and my wish, to have it mailed without the sender’s name and address on it (for the Birthday child picks up the mail), was happily fulfilled.
Lovely little instrument, and beautifully packaged.
Very happy customer. What a beautiful product. Quick postage and very well packaged.
very pleased with the Kalimba beautifully made and packaged worth the money would highly recommend
The box, the craftsmanshift and the sounds. Everything looks, feels and sounds beautiful!
Came beautifully wrapped and the sound is so calming. Such a lovely gift. Quick delivery too!
ITS is a gift for my son, his birthday is not till the 17th so it haven't been opened yet
17 key Kalimba
Beautiful instrument, absolutely love it!!!
17 key classic brown
The item arrived in a great time, it was exactly as the information & picture said it was. It is going into our loan pool for The Queensland Languages Library for teachers throughout QLD to share with their students.
17 keys Kalimba
I love my Kalimba ,the sound is beautiful good for the soul !
All you need is your 2 thumbs which is easy. I already started to play little songs but whatever you do on it sounds good .Plus it is small so you can take it anywhere. I also love the beautiful wood it is made of .For me it is perfect.
17 Key Kalimbap
Could not ask for better service or product.
it came as quick as it could during covid. tuned well, the sound is definitely much nicer than my previous kalimba from amazon. and there are plenty of free sites to learn songs from too.
So happy with purchase
Bought my daughter a Kalimba for Christmas. It was a pre-order. Well worth the wait it arrived fast after the promised arrival date. The Kalimba was perfect. Well made and beautiful. My daughter is very fussy and it passed her quality test it sounds lovely when she plays it. A real treasure. Will buy again from this shop for future gifts. Thank you very much.
I love it.... Great fun
I’m having great fun learning to play basic tunes. Everyone has been having a go even my husband.
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