- African hand piano
- Hand piano
- Marimba (Mbira)
- Thumb piano
Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes
Earlier Established Forms
- found: Nelson, K.E. The African hand piano, c1987: p. i (African hand piano) p. 1 (mbila, kalimba)
- found: 95049962: Ottenberg, S. Seeing with music, 1996: CIP data (instrument called kututeng in Sierra Leone, known elsewhere in Africa as mbira)
- found: Kubik, G. Kalimba, Nsansi, Mbira : Lamellophone in Afrika, c1998.
- found: New Grove dict. mus. instr. (mbira: term used, sometimes in the generic sense, for several types of African lamellaphone or for the keys of such instruments; sanza (sandza, sansa): term for lamellaphones of Zaïre and neighboring territories; many musicologists have used sanza as a generic term for all African lamellaphones; lamellaphone: term for an instrument whose sound is produced essentially by the vibration of thin lamellae or tongues of metal, wood, or other material; various European terms have been applied to this essentially African instrument, for example, thumb piano, hand piano, linguaphone, and sanza; some common African names are mbira, kalimba, likembe, and sansi or kisaanj)
- 2000-11-09: new
- 2001-04-14: revised
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