Type: New Feature
Affects Version/s: we're doing idiophones now!
Fix Version/s: None
Component/s: Percussion instrument
Archived request from the wiki:
- Wikipedia: Marímbula
- Family: Tuned percussion -> Lamellophone (along with the mbira)
- Description: folk musical instrument of the Caribbean Islands (not to be confused with a marimba).
- Appears on:
- Different to African lamellophones used to produce complex polyphony and polyrhythms, the marímbula basically plays the role of a bass guitar. – Fabe56
- Already cited in the instrument tree under the mbira entry but apparently different from an mbira, according to WP (" (marimbula) is regaining popularity among hip hop artists and mbira players") and to this book which presents the marimbula as a larger version of an mbira. Xhienne