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Hokema Kalimba B17 Model in C Major
hokema b17 kalimba

Hokema Kalimba B17 Model in C Major

$149.00

A full diatonic C Major scale in over 2 octaves

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Description

The B17 Kalimba is an amazing diatonic scale instrument that combines well with any instruments in C Major, A minor, D minor and other closely related keys.

  • 17 Tines precisely tuned to c-major suitable for playing countless popular tunes.
  • The B17 c-major is ideal for improvisation and intuitive playing.
  • Solid resonance corpus of American cherry wood
  • A large number of well know songs can be played
  • Ergonomically formed tines for easy playing with the thumb
  • size 6.9″x 7″x 1.6″

 

Kalimbas are metal-tined instruments which originated in southern Africa and which can be found there in countless variations.

Our Kalimba B17 C-major is meticulously hand-crafted out of solid American black cherry wood. The surfaces is treated and polished with natural oils and waxes. The B17 is ideal for improvisation and intuitive playing.

C Major scale: C D E F G A B C D E F G A B C

Scale on this instrument (left to right): D B G E C A F D C E G B D F A C E

Scale tones: 2 7 5 3 1 6 4 2 1 3 5 7 2 4 6 1 3

A C-major scale consist of 7 notes. The 17 note Kalimba has 2 sets of C with an octave in-between plus another C an octave higher.

If you look at the Diagram in the second Ocatve the numbers are given a dot to distinguish them. so 1. 2. 3. and so on. IN the third octave, the three highest notes of our Kalimba we use the:  after the number.  1: 2: 3:.

Additional information

Weight2 lbs
Dimensions12 × 10 × 5 in