Hugh Tracey Hugh Tracey Box Karimba Same notes as the African-tuned karimba, but mounted mounted on a treble box for louder volume and m.. Product #: BOX_Karimba Regular price: $142.00 $142.00

Hugh Tracey Box Karimba

Brand: Hugh Tracey
Product Code: BOX_Karimba

Price: $142.00

Available Options

Karimba Tuning:

If you don't select, we'll ship "African A Tuning".  You can learn more about the alternative tunings on the karimba tuning page.

Want special wood?:

You can explicitly ask for blond or part blond wood on the alto kalimba.

Add Kalimba Bag:

The traditional African karimba, with a box for added volume and subtle expressiveness.

The Hugh Tracey African Tuned Karimba in A - but mounted on a treble box for a louder sound and more expression. The notes on this one are thought to represent the original mbira created some 1300 years ago in southern Africa.

Listen to these sound clips:

Box Karimba in A Minor

Box Karimba in G Major

You can learn more about the basic instrument at the "How to Play Karimba" Page. There are several books and instructional downloads available for this one.

Also available in several tunings: traditional African A; western A major; western A minor; G major (so it can be played with an Alto or Treble in G); or G minor.