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HOKEMA - Kalimba B17 | Special tunings | 432HZ or 440HZ Pitch



The Hokema Kalimba B17 is available in two ranges, 440Hz or 432Hz. Perfect for improvisation, storytelling and songs, musicians and storytellers love this kalimba with its 17 note keyboard. An intuitive instrument of great quality that always sounds right.

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86,67 €

The Hokema Kalimba B17 is perfect for improvisation on stage or in the studio. The 17-note keyboard makes it ideal for musicians and storytellers, but it can also be used at home or in relaxation, yoga and sound therapy workshops. The B17 kalimba is very intuitive to play without needing to know the music.

Metal Sounds offers two scales and two tuning forks directly from the manufacturer.
Once you have chosen the scale and played the kalimba, if you wish to play in other tones then nothing could be easier! As with the other kalimbas, you can change the scale by moving the tines with the dedicated tool and thus vary your playing moods.

It has a classic note layout with blades aligned in a V-shape. To build up the scale, start in the centre on C (note with a mark) then play the notes alternately from left to right, towards the sides. The Hokema 17 blade kalimba is handcrafted with passion and rigour and is precisely tuned in the key of C major, which allows a multitude of well-known songs to be played.

Also known as a sanza or thumb piano, the Kalimba can be held in the hands or placed on a support (e.g. a table or a drum) to amplify its sound. The custom-made protective cover is a real plus to protect your Kalimba B17 and bring it everywhere with you.

The custom-made protective & carrying bag is a perfect add-on to protect and take your Kalimba B17 with you everywhere. Add it in the drop-down menu above the price.


Kalimba B17 in 432 Hz or 440 Hz? --> Choose the pitch from the drop-down menu above the price.

Body: Cerry wood
Notes: 17
Dimensions: 175 x 180 x 40 mm
Weight: 615 g


Instructions for tuning the Sansula or Kalimba B9

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Kalimba B17 Manual

Tips for using and carrying Kalimba B17

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