“Regular Size” Mavembe/​Gandanga Dongonda mbira made by Fradreck Mujuru

$405.00

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Description

8″ (20 cm) wide board, 9 1/4″ (23.5 cm) wide key spread, 28-key mbira with metal beads on wire buzzers and wired construction, mellow sound. The tuning known as mavembe, or gandanga, tuning is similar to Phrygian mode, pitch of the lowest note is about an A. Dongonda refers to all the right hand keys (except the lowest) being an octave lower than usual, so that they are in the same range as the upper left keys.

Additional information

Title “Regular Size” Mavembe/​Gandanga Dongonda mbira made by Fradreck Mujuru
SKU mbiras-40521
Product Format

Mbira

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Maker
Mbira Tuning