One of my all time favorite African roots albums. Very light, airy melodies that I can recall easily to mind. The recording is good quality for the era. ZIMBABWE The African Mbira: Music of the Shona People. Various Artists. Worldwide · Preview. Song. Time. Kana Ndoda Kuramba Murume. The mbira—a gourd-resonating thumb piano—is a core instrument in Shona culture first heard by many in the West on this recording, which features the. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of "Zimbabwe - The African Mbira" on Discogs. Various – Zimbabwe - The African Mbira. Mbira are a family of musical instruments, traditional to the Shona people of Zimbabwe. In Eastern and Southern Africa, there are many kinds of mbira. VARIOUS / EXPLORER SERIES. Zimbabwe: The African Mbira - Music Of The Shona People. Cat No: Release date: 22 March Label. least seven countries—northern South Africa, eastern Zimbabwe, central and southern one of the many types of mbira played in 'mbira country'. to present here some evidence to show that in one large part of Africa at least all t many types of mbiras can be traced back, with greater or lesser. The thumb piano, or mbira – a name derived from Shona language of Zimbabwe - is uniquely African percussion instrument. In the distant past it was made. All hits ZIMBABWE The African Mbira Music of the Shona People songs are available on Hungama Music that you can listen online and also get free mp3 downloads.