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HOKEMA - Kalimba B11 Melody



The Hokema B11 "Melody" kalimba, tuned in the key of G major, can be used to play a multitude of well-known songs.
It is a high quality instrument adapted to many practices such as musical awakening, relaxation, yoga, music or sound therapy...

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54,17 €

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The B11 "Melody" kalimba is carefully handcrafted from solid American cherry wood. Treated and polished with vegetable oils and waxes, the Hokema 11-blade kalimba is precisely tuned in the key of G major, allowing it to be played in a variety of well-known songs. The B11 Melody is perfect for improvisation, on stage, at home, in music workshops or in music therapy. It is very intuitive to play without having to know the music.
As with the other kalimbas, you can change the scale by moving the blades with the dedicated tool and thus easily vary the playing moods (see tutorial).

Also known as a sanza or thumb piano, the Kalimba is held either in the hands or placed on a support (a table or a drum for example) in order to amplify its sound.
As far as the arrangement of the notes is concerned, the choice of alternating long and short blades allows for a good playing technique but also improves the sound. The six short blades have been bent so that their ends are on a higher plane than the long blades, so that the thumbs can reach them easily. To play the notes from low to high, the five long bars are first activated from the middle outwards by alternating the two thumbs - the right thumb starts on bar 6 - and then the six short bars, also from the middle outwards. The left thumb starts on slat no. 5.

The hand-made protective bag is a real plus to protect your Kalimba B11 and take it everywhere with you. Add it in the drop-down menu above the price.

Tuning: G major ( G - A - E - D - C - G - D - G - F# - B - A )

Kalimba B11 MELODY in 432 Hz or 440 Hz? --> Choose the pitch from the drop-down menu above the price.

Notes: 11
Body: Black cherry wood
Dimensions: 140 x 105 x 35 mm
Weight: 246 g


Instructions for tuning the Sansula or Kalimba B9

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Kalimba B11 Melody Manual

Tips for using and carrying Kalimba B11 Melody

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Based on 2 reviews

  • Pongwirat C.
    Published 04/10/2022 à 12:51 (Order date: 14/09/2022)

    Nice sounds and premium quality.

  • Sophie B.
    Published 15/06/2022 à 19:14 (Order date: 08/06/2022)

    super kalimba, merci!!

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