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    Mbiras with DVD


    Mbira+DVD
    35101

    $345.00
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & travel size mbira made by Fradreck Mujuru
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & travel size mbira made by Fradreck Mujuru 6 1/4" 16 cm) wide board and 7 1/4" (18.5 cm) key spread, 24-key mbira with metal beads on wire buzzers and wired construction, mellow sound. This is a great mbira for someone with very small hands! The tuning is "MBIRA workshop pitch" (lowest note around B) nyamaropa tuning. $290 mbira plus $55 DVD (discounted price) = $345, plus shipping. The tuning is "MBIRA workshop pitch" (lowest note a little lower than B) nyamaropa tuning. Note: Photo is typical of this maker and tuning, however each mbira is individually handmade and may look slightly different.


    Mbira+DVD
    35102

    $325.00
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Josephat Mandaza
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Josephat Mandaza ***ONLY 1IN STOCK*** 7" (18 cm) wide board, 7 3/4" (19.5 cm) wide key spread, 24-key mbira with bottle top buzzers and bolted construction, bright sound. $270 mbira plus $55 DVD (discounted price) = $325, plus shipping. The tuning is "MBIRA workshop pitch" (lowest note a little lower than B) nyamaropa tuning. Note: Photo is typical of this maker and tuning, however each mbira is individually handmade and may look slightly different.


    Mbira+DVD
    35103

    $325.00
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Rinos "Simboti" Mukuwurirwa
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Rinos ***ONLY 2 IN STOCK*** 7" (18 cm) wide board, 8" (20.3 cm) wide key spread, 23-key mbira (see above) with bottletop buzzers or wire with metal beads, and wired construction, gong-like sound. $270 mbira plus $55 DVD (discounted price) = $325, plus shipping. The tuning is "MBIRA workshop pitch" (lowest note around B) nyamaropa tuning. ***No more with bottle tops, only metal beads style. Note: Photo is typical of this maker and tuning, however each mbira is individually handmade and may look slightly different.


    Mbira+DVD
    35104

    $270.00
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Newtan Chihota
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Newtan Chihota ***ONLY 1 IN STOCK*** 7 1/2" (19 cm) wide board with 8 1/4" (21 cm) key spread. 24-key mbira with modified bottletop buzzers and wired construction, wide keys. $215 mbira plus $55 DVD (discounted price) = $270, plus shipping. The tuning is "MBIRA workshop pitch" (lowest note a little lower than B) nyamaropa tuning. Note: Photo is typical of this maker and tuning, however each mbira is individually handmade and may look slightly different.


    Mbira+DVD
    35105

    $300.00
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Paradzayi Gombe
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Paradzayi Gombe

    Temporarily out of stock.

    7" (18 cm) wide board, 8" (20 cm) wide key spread, 24-key mbira with metal beads on a wire buzzers, and bolted construction. The tuning is "MBIRA workshop pitch" (lowest note a little lower than B) nyamaropa tuning. $245 mbira plus $55 DVD (discounted) = $300, plus shipping. Note: Photo is typical of this maker and tuning, however each mbira is individually handmade and may look slightly different.


    Mbira+DVD
    35106

    $335.00
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Leonard Chiyanike
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Leonard Chiyanike ***ONLY 2 IN STOCK*** 7 1/4" (18.5 cm) wide board with 8 1/4" (21 cm) key spread, or 7 1/2 (19 cm) wide board with 8 3/4" (22 cm) key spread, 24-key mbira with many bottletop buzzers and wired construction, wide keys. $280 mbira plus $55 DVD (discounted price) = $335, plus shipping. The tuning is "MBIRA workshop pitch" (lowest note a little lower than B) nyamaropa tuning. Note: Photo is typical of this maker and tuning, however each mbira is individually handmade and may look slightly different.


    Mbira+DVD
    35107

    $325.00
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Gift Rushambwa
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Gift Rushambwa ***ONLY 2 IN STOCK*** 6 3/4" (17.5 cm) wide board with 7 3/4" (19.5 cm) key spread; 24-key mbira with bottletop buzzers and wired construction, shimmery buzz. $270 mbira plus $55 DVD (discounted price) = $325, plus shipping. The tuning is "MBIRA workshop pitch" (lowest note a little lower than B) nyamaropa tuning. Note: Photo is typical of this maker and tuning, however each mbira is individually handmade and may look slightly different.


    Mbira+DVD
    35109

    $300.00
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Charles Ruhukwa
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Charles Ruhukwa

    Temporarily out of stock.

    7" (18 cm) wide board with 7 1/2" (19 cm) wide key spread, 24-key mbira with metal beads on a wire for gentle buzz, and wired construction, sweet sound. $245 mbira plus $55 DVD (discounted price) = $300, plus shipping. The tuning is "MBIRA workshop pitch" (lowest note about a B) . Note: Photo is typical of this maker and tuning, however each mbira is individually handmade and may look slightly different.


    Mbira+DVD
    35110

    $305.00
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Samuel Mujuru
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Samuel Mujuru 7" (18 cm) wide board, 8" (20 cm) key spread, 24-key mbira with metal beads on wire buzzers and wired construction, soft and mellow sound. $250 mbira plus $55 DVD (discounted price) = $305, plus shipping. The tuning is "MBIRA workshop pitch" (lowest note a little lower than B) nyamaropa tuning. Note: Photo is typical of this maker and tuning, however each mbira is individually handmade and may look slightly different.


    Mbira+DVD
    35111

    $290.00
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Munashe Chivese
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Munashe Chivese 6 3/4" (17 cm) wide board, 7 1/2" (19 cm) wide key spread, 24-key mbira with bottletop buzzers and wired construction, gentle bright sound. $235 mbira plus $55 DVD (discounted price) = $290, plus shipping. The tuning is "MBIRA workshop pitch" (lowest note a little lower than B) nyamaropa tuning. Note: Photo is typical of this maker and tuning, however each mbira is individually handmade and may look slightly different.


    Mbira+DVD
    35112

    $280.00
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Edison Chivese
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Edison Chivese 6 1/2-7" (16.5-18 cm) wide board with 7 1/4-8" (18.5-20 cm) wide key spread. 24-key mbira with bottletop buzzers and wired construction, mellow sound, keys have soft touch. Please inquire about specific sizes. $225 mbira plus $55 DVD (discounted price) = $280, plus shipping. The tuning is "MBIRA workshop pitch" (lowest note a little lower than B) nyamaropa tuning. Note: Photo is typical of this maker and tuning, however each mbira is individually handmade and may look slightly different.


    Mbira+DVD
    35113

    $350.00
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Tute Chigamba
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Tute Chigamba

    Temporarily out of stock.

    7" (18 cm) wide board, 8" (20 cm) wide key spread, 24-key mbira with bottletop buzzers and wired construction, soft mellow tone which will become more resonant as the instrument is broken in. $295 mbira plus $55 DVD (discounted price) = $350, plus shipping. The tuning is "MBIRA workshop pitch" (lowest note a little lower than B) nyamaropa tuning. Note: Photo is typical of this maker and tuning, however each mbira is individually handmade and may look slightly different.


    Mbira+DVD
    35114

    $325.00
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Samson Bvure
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Samson Bvure ***ONLY ONE IN STOCK*** 7 1/2" (19 cm) wide board, 8 1/2" (21.5 cm) wide key spread, 24-key mbira with metal beads on a wire for buzz and bolted construction. $270 mbira plus $55 DVD (discounted price) = $325, plus shipping. The tuning is "MBIRA workshop pitch" (lowest note a little lower than B) nyamaropa tuning. Note: Photo is typical of this maker and tuning, however each mbira is individually handmade and may look slightly different.


    Mbira+DVD
    35115

    $310.00
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Tiri Chiongotere
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Tiri Chiongotere ***ONLY 2 IN STOCK*** 7" (18 cm) wide board, 7 1/2" (19 cm) key spread, 24-key mbira with orange bottletop buzzers and wired construction, bright buzzy sound, thick board, sturdy keys. $255 mbira plus $55 DVD (discounted price) = $310, plus shipping. The tuning is "MBIRA workshop pitch" (lowest note a little lower than B) nyamaropa tuning. Note: Photo is typical of this maker and tuning, however each mbira is individually handmade and may look slightly different.


    Mbira+DVD
    35116

    $345.00
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Fradreck Manjengwa
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Fradreck Manjengwa

    Temporarily out of stock.

    6 3/4" (17 cm) wide board, 7 1/2" (19 cm) key spread, 24 key mbira with metal beads on wire buzzers and wired construction, sweet and clear sound with little buzz, beautiful wood with carved design. All carvings feature variations of a hut on a hill with two trees. $290 mbira plus $55 DVD (discounted price) = $345, plus shipping. The tuning is "MBIRA workshop pitch" (lowest note a little lower than B) nyamaropa tuning. Note: Photo is typical of this maker and tuning, however each mbira is individually handmade and may look slightly different.


    Mbira+DVD
    35117

    $260.00
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Romeo Mhondiwa
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Romeo Mhondiwa 6 3/4" (17 cm) wide board, 7 1/2" (19 cm) key spread, 24-key mbira with 2 small shakers (not the metal bead buzzers shown) and bolted construction. $205 mbira plus $55 DVD (discounted price) = $260, plus shipping. The tuning is "MBIRA workshop pitch" (lowest note a little lower than B) nyamaropa tuning. Note: Photo is typical of this maker and tuning, however each mbira is individually handmade and may look slightly different.


    Mbira+DVD
    35118

    $305.00
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Stanley Mujuru
    First Mbira Lessons DVD & mbira made by Stanley Mujuru ***ONLY 2 IN STOCK*** 7" (18 cm) wide board, 8" (20 cm) key spread, 24-key mbira with eagle bottle top buzzers and bolted construction, full round sound. $250 mbira plus $55 DVD (discounted price) = $305, plus shipping. The tuning is "MBIRA workshop pitch" (lowest note a little lower than B) nyamaropa tuning. Note: Photo is typical of this maker and tuning, however each mbira is individually handmade and may look slightly different.


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