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Mbira dzavadzimu

Mbira dzavadzimu G Nyamaropa by Jona Wazara #2
Mbira dzavadzimu
G Nyamaropa by Jona Wazara
#2
Mbira dzavadzimu G Nyamaropa by Jona Wazara #1
Mbira dzavadzimu
G Nyamaropa by Jona Wazara
#1
Mbira dzavadzimu G Nyamaropa by Gift Rushambwa None
Mbira dzavadzimu
G Nyamaropa by Gift Rushambwa
Mbira dzavadzimu G Nyamaropa by Samson Bvure None
Mbira dzavadzimu
G Nyamaropa by Samson Bvure
Mbira dzavadzimu B Nyamaropa by Newton Cheza Chozengwa #2
Mbira dzavadzimu
B Nyamaropa by Newton Cheza Chozengwa
#2
Mbira dzavadzimu B Nyamaropa by Newton Cheza Chozengwa #1
Mbira dzavadzimu
B Nyamaropa by Newton Cheza Chozengwa
#1
Mbira dzavadzimu E Nyamaropa by Newton Cheza Chozengwa None
Mbira dzavadzimu
E Nyamaropa by Newton Cheza Chozengwa
Mbira dzavadzimu A# / Bb "Low Nyamaropa" by Tute Chigamba None
Mbira dzavadzimu
A# / Bb "Low Nyamaropa" by Tute Chigamba
Mbira dzavadzimu B Nyamaropa by Tute Chigamba #2
Mbira dzavadzimu
B Nyamaropa by Tute Chigamba
#2
Mbira dzavadzimu B Nyamaropa by Tute Chigamba #1
Mbira dzavadzimu
B Nyamaropa by Tute Chigamba
#1
Mbira dzavadzimu C Saungweme by Rinos Mukuwurirwa None
Mbira dzavadzimu
C Saungweme by Rinos Mukuwurirwa
Mbira dzavadzimu C Saungweme by Rinos Mukuwurirwa Simboti's Mbira
Mbira dzavadzimu
C Saungweme by Rinos Mukuwurirwa
Simboti's Mbira
Mbira dzavadzimu C Higher Saungweme by Rinos Mukuwurirwa None
Mbira dzavadzimu
C Higher Saungweme by Rinos Mukuwurirwa
Mbira dzavadzimu A# / Bb Low Saungweme by Rinos Mukuwurirwa None
Mbira dzavadzimu
A# / Bb Low Saungweme by Rinos Mukuwurirwa
Mbira dzavadzimu B Samusengere by Rinos Mukuwurirwa None
Mbira dzavadzimu
B Samusengere by Rinos Mukuwurirwa
Mbira dzavadzimu E Dambatsoko by Fradreck R. Mujuru TIC 341
Mbira dzavadzimu
E Dambatsoko by Fradreck R. Mujuru
TIC 341
Mbira dzavadzimu E Dambatsoko by Fradreck R. Mujuru #2
Mbira dzavadzimu
E Dambatsoko by Fradreck R. Mujuru
#2
Mbira dzavadzimu E Dambatsoko by Fradreck R. Mujuru #1
Mbira dzavadzimu
E Dambatsoko by Fradreck R. Mujuru
#1
Mbira dzavadzimu A# / Bb Magaya tuning by John Kunaka Paul Berliner's Mbira
Mbira dzavadzimu
A# / Bb Magaya tuning by John Kunaka
Paul Berliner's Mbira
Mbira dzavadzimu A# / Bb Magaya tuning by Tendai Tapfumane None
Mbira dzavadzimu
A# / Bb Magaya tuning by Tendai Tapfumane
Mbira dzavadzimu A# / Bb Magaya tuning by John Kunaka Cosmas Magaya's Mbira
Mbira dzavadzimu
A# / Bb Magaya tuning by John Kunaka
Cosmas Magaya's Mbira
Mbira dzavadzimu A# / Bb Nyamaropa 'Devon' by Sebastian Pott None
Mbira dzavadzimu
A# / Bb Nyamaropa 'Devon' by Sebastian Pott
Mbira dzavadzimu F Ambuya Nyati's Tuning by Sebastian Pott None
Mbira dzavadzimu
F Ambuya Nyati's Tuning by Sebastian Pott
Mbira dzavadzimu G# / Ab Nyamaropa by Chris Mhlanga? None
Mbira dzavadzimu
G# / Ab Nyamaropa by Chris Mhlanga?
Mbira dzavadzimu D Low Mavembe by Sebastian Pott None
Mbira dzavadzimu
D Low Mavembe by Sebastian Pott
Mbira dzavadzimu E Dambatsoko-ish by Gilbert Stirling Lee None
Mbira dzavadzimu
E Dambatsoko-ish by Gilbert Stirling Lee
Mbira dzavadzimu A Nyamaropa by Pasivilius Tandi None
Mbira dzavadzimu
A Nyamaropa by Pasivilius Tandi
Mbira dzavadzimu A Nyamaropa by Chris Mhlanga Fanta
Mbira dzavadzimu
A Nyamaropa by Chris Mhlanga
Fanta
Mbira dzavadzimu G# / Ab Dindinyongwe by Sebastian Pott Flat Keys
Mbira dzavadzimu
G# / Ab Dindinyongwe by Sebastian Pott
Flat Keys
Mbira dzavadzimu G# / Ab Dindinyongwe by Sebastian Pott Round Keys
Mbira dzavadzimu
G# / Ab Dindinyongwe by Sebastian Pott
Round Keys
Mbira dzavadzimu B Nyamaropa by Newtan Chihota None
Mbira dzavadzimu
B Nyamaropa by Newtan Chihota
Mbira dzavadzimu B Nyamaropa by Leonard Chiyanike None
Mbira dzavadzimu
B Nyamaropa by Leonard Chiyanike
Mbira dzavadzimu A# / Bb Nyamaropa by Samson Bvure None
Mbira dzavadzimu
A# / Bb Nyamaropa by Samson Bvure
Mbira dzavadzimu A# / Bb Nyamaropa by Garikayi Tirikoti None
Mbira dzavadzimu
A# / Bb Nyamaropa by Garikayi Tirikoti

Mbira dzavadzimu (with extra keys)

Mbira dzavadzimu (with extra keys) A Gandanga by Tute Chigamba Old Gandanga
Mbira dzavadzimu (with extra keys)
A Gandanga by Tute Chigamba
Old Gandanga
Mbira dzavadzimu (with extra keys) A 'Own' Gandanga by Tute Chigamba Tute Chigamba's Mbira
Mbira dzavadzimu (with extra keys)
A 'Own' Gandanga by Tute Chigamba
Tute Chigamba's Mbira
Mbira dzavadzimu (with extra keys) C# / Db Bass Nemakonde by Samson Bvure #2
Mbira dzavadzimu (with extra keys)
C# / Db Bass Nemakonde by Samson Bvure
#2
Mbira dzavadzimu (with extra keys) C# / Db Bass Nemakonde by Samson Bvure #1
Mbira dzavadzimu (with extra keys)
C# / Db Bass Nemakonde by Samson Bvure
#1
Mbira dzavadzimu (with extra keys) A Gandanga by Josephat Mandaza None
Mbira dzavadzimu (with extra keys)
A Gandanga by Josephat Mandaza
Mbira dzavadzimu (with extra keys) A Gandanga by Tute Chigamba None
Mbira dzavadzimu (with extra keys)
A Gandanga by Tute Chigamba

Matepe / Madhebhe / Hera

Matepe D# / Eb Nyamaropa-like by Chaka Chawasarira None
Matepe
D# / Eb Nyamaropa-like by Chaka Chawasarira
Madhebhe G 'Medium' by Othnell 'Mangoma' Moyo
Madhebhe
G 'Medium' by Othnell 'Mangoma' Moyo
Matepe G 'Medium' by Chaka Chawasarira Mangoma's C.C.C. Matepe #2
Matepe
G 'Medium' by Chaka Chawasarira
Mangoma's C.C.C. Matepe #2
Matepe E Madera tuning by Othnell 'Mangoma' Moyo None
Matepe
E Madera tuning by Othnell 'Mangoma' Moyo
Matepe G 'Medium' by Chaka Chawasarira Mangoma's C.C.C. Matepe #1
Matepe
G 'Medium' by Chaka Chawasarira
Mangoma's C.C.C. Matepe #1
Matepe D# / Eb 'Low' by Chaka Chawasarira None
Matepe
D# / Eb 'Low' by Chaka Chawasarira
Matepe G 'Medium' by Chaka Chawasarira #2
Matepe
G 'Medium' by Chaka Chawasarira
#2
Matepe G 'Medium' by Chaka Chawasarira #1
Matepe
G 'Medium' by Chaka Chawasarira
#1
Hera E by Josam Nyamukuvhengu Silika Gomo's Hera
Hera
E by Josam Nyamukuvhengu
Silika Gomo's Hera
Matepe D# / Eb by Kadori Kadori's Matepe (TIC 269)
Matepe
D# / Eb by Kadori
Kadori's Matepe (TIC 269)
Madhebhe G by Ephraim Masarakufa None
Madhebhe
G by Ephraim Masarakufa
Matepe E by Enock "Kasando" Nyazvigo Boyi Nyamande's Matepe
Matepe
E by Enock "Kasando" Nyazvigo
Boyi Nyamande's Matepe
Matepe E by Enock "Kasando" Nyazvigo Anthony Zonke's Matepe
Matepe
E by Enock "Kasando" Nyazvigo
Anthony Zonke's Matepe
Hera D# / Eb by Josam Nyamukuvhengu Michael Bourdillion's Hera
Hera
D# / Eb by Josam Nyamukuvhengu
Michael Bourdillion's Hera
Hera F 'Original' by James Kamwaza Hera #2
Hera
F 'Original' by James Kamwaza
Hera #2
Hera F 'Original' by James Kamwaza Hera #1
Hera
F 'Original' by James Kamwaza
Hera #1

Nyonganyonga / Malimba

Nyonganyonga / Malimba B Madera tuning by Othnell 'Mangoma' Moyo None
Nyonganyonga / Malimba
B Madera tuning by Othnell 'Mangoma' Moyo
Nyonganyonga / Malimba C by Bazari Kaingo TIC 154 Sena/Barwe Nyonganyonga
Nyonganyonga / Malimba
C by Bazari Kaingo
TIC 154 Sena/Barwe Nyonganyonga
Nyonganyonga / Malimba G# / Ab by N.N./Andrew Tracey TIC 052 Sena/Barwe Nyonganyonga
Nyonganyonga / Malimba
G# / Ab by N.N./Andrew Tracey
TIC 052 Sena/Barwe Nyonganyonga
Nyonganyonga / Malimba C# / Db TIC 153 Sena/Barwe Nyonganyonga
Nyonganyonga / Malimba
C# / Db
TIC 153 Sena/Barwe Nyonganyonga

Karimba

Karimba D# / Eb None
Karimba
D# / Eb
Karimba D by Johani Chiyeha TIC 425
Karimba
D by Johani Chiyeha
TIC 425
Karimba F# / Gb by Enock "Kasando" Nyazvigo Chikinya Nyamusangudza's Karimba
Karimba
F# / Gb by Enock "Kasando" Nyazvigo
Chikinya Nyamusangudza's Karimba
Karimba B from Ruenya River/Moz TIC 157
Karimba
B from Ruenya River/Moz
TIC 157

15-key Karimba 'Nyunga Nyunga'

15-key Karimba 'Nyunga Nyunga' F by Richard Selman None
15-key Karimba 'Nyunga Nyunga'
F by Richard Selman
15-key Karimba 'Nyunga Nyunga' F by Elliot Ndlovu TIC 162
15-key Karimba 'Nyunga Nyunga'
F by Elliot Ndlovu
TIC 162

Njari

Njari with LT manual B Kwangoma chuning by Phillip Nangle Phillip Nangle's Njari
Njari with LT manual
B Kwangoma chuning by Phillip Nangle
Phillip Nangle's Njari
Njari without LT manual F from Ndowa, Tete District, Mozambique TIC 148
Njari without LT manual
F from Ndowa, Tete District, Mozambique
TIC 148
Njari with LT manual C# / Db by Gift Chigede Mubvamaropa soundboard
Njari with LT manual
C# / Db by Gift Chigede
Mubvamaropa soundboard
Njari with LT manual C# / Db by Gift Chigede None
Njari with LT manual
C# / Db by Gift Chigede
Njari with LT manual C by Jacob Mafuleni None
Njari with LT manual
C by Jacob Mafuleni
Njari with LT manual G from Mount Darwin TIC 147
Njari with LT manual
G from Mount Darwin
TIC 147
Njari without LT manual G# / Ab by Simon Mashoko TIC 146
Njari without LT manual
G# / Ab by Simon Mashoko
TIC 146
Njari without LT manual A by Moses Masasi Kenneth Kabaya's Njari
Njari without LT manual
A by Moses Masasi
Kenneth Kabaya's Njari

Mbira dzaVaNdau

Mbira dzaVaNdau G by Mubati Muyambo TIC 272
Mbira dzaVaNdau
G by Mubati Muyambo
TIC 272

Other

Mbila D# / Eb Timbila Augusto Manhic̀§a's Mbila (as Matepe)
Mbila
D# / Eb Timbila
Augusto Manhic̀§a's Mbila (as Matepe)

(c) All pictures copyright Stefan Franke, unless stated otherwise on the instrument's details page (comments section).