Photo by Antonia Reeve © The University of Edinburgh
Technical description: Hollowed out trapezoid box; thin sound table added; eleven lamellae, some made from umbrella spokes; two sound holes, one in back operated by finger of left hand, other in end. The maker's first attempt.
p.r. cooke, 1997.
on loan to the Collection.
Gourd resonated lamellaphone.
Sanza (thumb-piano or lamellaphone)
Lamellaphone or treble Kalimba.
Treble Kalimba. Nominal pitch: G.
African Musical Instruments