Mavembe/Gandanga Mbira made by Gift Rushambwa
3 in stock
7 1/2″ (19 cm) wide board with 8 1/4″ (21 cm) wide key spread, or 7 3/4″ (19.5 cm) wide board with 8 1/2″ (21.5 cm) wide key spread, 28-key mbira with bottletop buzzers and wired construction, mellow sound with shimmery buzz. The tuning known as mavembe, or gandanga, tuning is similar to Phrygian mode, pitch of the lowest note is about an A.
Note: Photo is typical of this maker and tuning, however each mbira is individually handmade and may look slightly different.