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Made by the Tanzanian master musician Msafiri Zawose, the ZAWOSE SIGNATURE small  iIlimba is a professional quality traditional instrument indigenous to the Gogo tribe of central Tanzania.


These small-illimba are tuned to the Tanzanian scale; in this instance, a version of B major pentatonic.


These thumb pianos are unique to the Zawose family, and have a pure and beautiful tone


Hand-made from African Teak wood with steel wire strings, these beautiful instruments are extremely rare.


The Illimba is held in both hands and played with the thumbs, and have a leather strap so the instrument can be hung.


ZAWOSE SIGNATURE Small Illimba (Kalimba)

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Only 2 left in stock
  • 10x17x4 cm

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