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- n. In Southern Africa, an instrument similar to the xylophone, played by striking the bars with mallets.
- n. mbira
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I wanted Banning to explain the challenges of working with both mbira and mbila (timbila is plural of mbila) and combining elements of the African music he so loves with Nora's passion for Rock.
They are famous for their traditional music, the most famous of their instruments being the mbila (plural: timbila), a xylophone played in large groups.