Definitions for thumb piano
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of various African boxlike musical instruments having tuned strips of metal or wood that vibrate when played with the thumbs.
Category: Music and Dance
Origin of thumb piano:
The thumb piano or kalimba is an African musical instrument, a type of plucked idiophone common throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. Also known as a " sansa" and "mbira", it is popular throughout central, western and eastern Africa. It was formerly known as the Negro piano. The kalimba is played by holding the instrument in the hands and plucking the tines with the thumbs.
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