Shumba Lessons


Available as DVD or download

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These 7 video lessons teach one version of the classic Shona mbira piece Shumba (“Lion”, also referring to mhondoro spirits).

The lessons are taught in MBIRA workshop pitch (around B) nyamaropa tuning, but can be used with other nyamaropa tuning mbiras if you have pitch changing software.

You can download the videos one at a time, or all at once, but please complete downloading within 14 days of purchase before your access expires.


  1. Basic kushaura
  2. Basic kushaura with lower left
  3. Basic kutsinhira
  4. Kushaura and kutsinhira together
  5. Kushaura high line #1
  6. Kushaura high line #2
  7. Kutsinhira high line

Additional information

Title Shumba Lessons
SKU video-35240
Product Format

DVD, Download

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