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Tuesday's TheMusicator Video of the Day

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Taste isn't relegated just to food!!! Check out today's music video -- you never know what you're gonna get!

Music played on an array Mbira...


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RUN4FOOD 4/9/2013 9:15PM

    Thanks for sharing. You do come up with some pretty amazing pieces.

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JIMDAB 4/9/2013 9:33AM

    I had never heard of it either, except for I've seen a much smaller toy-like version. Not too many folks play it well but I found the tone of it delightful and this particular piece was charming...

From a Wikipedia article:
The Array mbira is a hand-crafted modern musical instrument with a unique harp or bell-like sound. It is made in the United States by its inventor Bill Wesley and manufactured by Wesley with Patrick Hadley in San Diego, California, United States. It is a radical redesign of the African mbira and is part of the lamellaphone family.

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GARDENCHRIS 4/9/2013 7:21AM

    that was nice .... what in the world is an array mbira ?? never heard of this. ...

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PETALIA 4/9/2013 7:19AM

    I'm not at all familiar with the array mbira. Lovely sound. Thank you.

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