Kalimba is a musical instrument from Africa. The English name is Kalimba.
Kalimba can also have different names in different African regions. Kalimbaqin is the name given to this instrument in Kenya. The Congolese calls it Likembe, in Zimbabwe it is called Mbira, and others like Sanza and Thumb Piano. At present, most of these instruments are made of veneer. Commonly, there are peach blossoms, acacia wood, and more special ones are bamboo, gold silk red sandalwood and so on. In general, the materials have their own characteristics.
Should a newbie choose 10 or 17?
At present, the most popular is the 10-tone and 17-tone Kabalin, in addition to the 15-key G-tone, but it is recommended to buy a 17-tone piano for novices. Because for beginners, there is still a lot of learning needs.