Mbira Sanza

Mbira Sanza


Study an atypical Instrument like the Mbira or the Sanza

Excellent traditional instrument of Africa and particularly in Zimbabwe and Mozambique, the Mbira is also called Sanza according to the African region from which it comes. The ancestral versions of this Instrument have today been modernized to become the modern Kalimba with 17 keys tuned according to a diatonic scale. As a result, this Mbira or Sanza can perfectly play a multitude of Western popular culture scores.


Watch a preview of the exotic sounds of this Instrument



Relax with the help of a healthy object without synthetic material

Do you value your ecological footprint? Us too! As much as possible, all our Sanzas are made using wood from sustainably managed forest plantations. Moreover, this wood is not chemically treated and any paints applied are of natural origin. A win-win exchange in which the fact of owning an ethical Musical Instrument does not put you in contact with harmful materials.



An Instrument finally easy to access for everyone without musical knowledge

It is no coincidence that the Kalimba happens to be called Finger Piano. Each steel blade of the Instrument coincides with a single and unique note of Music as in the keyboard of an ordinary Piano. This will allow you when you press these keys to precisely generate the desired note without a single risk of making an error. Also, the Finger Piano proves to be a gift that is suitable for both adults and young people who appreciate its easy use which allows them to write and perform melodies without delay.



Discover a new facet of African culture

The Kalimba turns out to be a small Musical Instrument of the idiophone family, the first traces of which date back more than 3 millennia on the West African coast. He was titled Mbira or Sanza and played a notable role in multiple African tribes in the Zambezi Valley. Through its soft, rare and unique sounds, you will escape for sure in the exploration of African musical culture.



Take advantage of the vibrations of the Finger Piano to intensify your physical and psychological health

Music therapy is the use of music and instruments for medical treatment. This serious process happens to be supervised by an official federation and carried out by qualified specialists. Commonly participating, for example, in residences for seniors, music therapists use the Finger Piano which happens to be eminently suited to this practice. By purchasing this Instrument, you will also be able to take advantage of its considerable relaxing capacity.



Enjoy a whole new style of Music with this Mbira also called Sanza!



Technical characteristics of Mbira or Sanza

  • Type of instrument: Percussion – Idiophone – Lamellophone
  • Number of Blades, Keys or Notes: 17
  • Resonance box: Yes
  • Materials: Solid mahogany body, high quality steel slats
  • Key: C major
  • Dimensions: 18 x 13.5 x 3.5 centimeters
  • Weight: 350 grams


Record all the melodies you intend to interpret with this Instrument by offering you the Microphone for Kalimba . It will be very easy to use with its jack. Otherwise, you might also be interested in the Mbira, Kalimba or Sanza which offers a very different design from this one.