Taireva Lessons 1: Bouncy Style


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These 9 video lessons teach a bouncy style of the classic Shona mbira piece Taireva (‘We used to tell you’). There are other styles of this piece, some of which will be taught in other MBIRA lesson sets.

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. We are not offering a playable DVD of this lesson set, but if you need a data DVD with the files, please Contact Us to arrange that.


  1. Taireva Kushaura 1 – Rhythm 1
  2. Taireva Kushaura 1 – Rhythm 2
  3. Taireva Kushaura 2
  4. Taireva Kushaura 3
  5. Taireva Kutsinhira 1
  6. Taireva Kushaura 1 & Kushaura 2
  7. Taireva Kushaura 2 & Kutsinhira 1
  8. Taireva Kushaura 1 & Kutsinhira 1
  9. Taireva Kushaura 3 & Kutsinhira 1

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Title Taireva Lessons 1: Bouncy Style
SKU video-35250-download
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