How does the kalimba work?
A Kalimba works by plucking steel keys of differing lengths and pitch with the thumb, which are set across a bridge attached to a wooden resonator box or board. Boxes may have holes to affect the resonance and create a vibrato effect. The Kalimba is also known as a Thumb Piano or Modern Mbira. ROSS Teachers use this in yoga or meditation lessons.
Is the kalimba easy to play?
Kalimba / Mbira / Thumb Piano? Another "easy to learn, play, and take" instrument. ... The pro is, Kalimba is kind of soft and quiet, so you won't be worried to get any complaints about its sound from your neighbors.