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- Box Treble 17 – Hugh Tracey Kalimba
Box Treble 17 – Hugh Tracey Kalimba
Resonance Box Kalimba with 17 Notes in G-major diatonic from South Africa
The Hugh Tracey Treble Kalimba with 17 tines attached to a sound box corpus was the first model which Hugh Tracey mass-produced and sold in the 1950ies after a long time of research and testing. It has a sound hole on the front side and two modulation holes on the back which can be covered by the fingers to gain various effects. The Treble kalimba is also tuned diatonically in the key of G, but its keys reach a bit higher than the Alto – from B3 (B below middle C) to D6. The tines of the Treble are narrower than the ones of the Alto and have two more keys, but it is still very easy to play.
This Kalimba is available with pick-up (1/4″ phone plug), too.
17 keys: C6, A5, F#5, D5, B5, G4, E4, C4, B3, D4, F#4, A4, C5, E5, G5, B5, D6