Kalimba Beginner 17 Blades

Kalimba Beginner 17 Blades


Choose a 17 Blade Beginner Kalimba

Ideal for starting your Kalimba learning with complete peace of mind, this 17-blade instrument will allow you to develop a rich game while being affordable for most novice players. Crafted from solid acacia wood, this 17 Blade Beginner Kalimba will produce warm, crystalline notes. Finally, you will benefit from all the useful, even essential, accessories for all new Thumb Piano instrumentalists.

Given as a gift :

  • A rigid carrying bag
  • A tuning hammer
  • A set of stickers to place on the Blades to facilitate memorization
  • A cleaning cloth
  • An instruction booklet
  • Two thumb guards



Appreciate the potential of this Kalimba by listening to the song Hallelujah



Learn a whole range of sheet music with no obstacles

Do you dream of obtaining superb melodies as quickly as possible using a Musical Instrument ? So, decide on the Thumb Piano. In this Instrument everything has been anticipated to support you in its initiation. Each of the slats corresponds to a single musical note and the scores clearly inform you when you will have to activate them. No need to understand the difficult symbols of music theory. You will play the scores with ease and without false notes.



Relax using an Instrument without risk to health

Several Kalimbas of poor quality turn out to be sometimes elaborated on the basis of reconstituted wood. It is, in reality, to compress shavings to unite them with synthetic glues dangerous for health. At Instruments du Monde, all of our wooden Kalimbas are made from raw materials. The Instruments are therefore more visually appealing, but above all, they do not include harmful products in their manufacturing methods.



Discover a new facet of African civilization

The Kalimba is a small percussion Musical Instrument whose earliest evidence of its existence dates back more than 3 millennia all over the West African seaside. He was called Mbira then Sanza and assumed a notable role within a multitude of African tribes in the Zambezi valley. Through its soft, rare and extraordinary sounds, you will certainly escape to discover African musical culture.



Join the closed club of Sanza instrumentalists who use it with a view to care

Music therapy consists of the use of music and instruments in a healing approach. This serious method turns out to be piloted by an official federation and carried out by approved experts. Intervening commonly, for example, inside hospitals, therapists rely on the Thumb Piano which proves to be highly useful for this practice. By acquiring this Instrument, you too can benefit from its great soothing potential.



Progress at lightning speed with this 17 Blade Beginner Kalimba!



Technical characteristics of the 17 Blade Beginner Kalimba

    • Type of instrument: Percussion – Idiophone – Lamellophone
    • Number of Blades, Keys or Notes: 17
    • Resonance box: Yes
    • Materials: Solid acacia wood body, high quality steel slats
    • Dimensions: 18 x 13 x 3.5 centimeters
    • Weight: 350 grams
    • Key: C major


    If your budget for an Instrument is a bit tight, we have a more affordable Instrument. In that case, check out our 17 Blade or Notes Kalimba . This is a similar Finger Piano, but made from a less expensive wood. In the same vein, you could also look at the Kalimba Sans Trou . This Musical Instrument has no sound box unlike the one presented here.