Easy-to-Play Gospel Songbook for Kalimba: Play by Number. Sheet Music for Beginners (Paperback)

Easy-to-Play Gospel Songbook for Kalimba: Play by Number. Sheet Music for Beginners By Helen Winter Cover Image

Easy-to-Play Gospel Songbook for Kalimba: Play by Number. Sheet Music for Beginners (Paperback)

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You have never played music before or cannot read sheet music, and yet you
want to play inspiring hymns, famous religious folk songs, and spirituals?
Don't worry You will begin to play right away. Many spiritual
"sorrow songs" are slow and melancholic and are ideally suitable for kalimba.

We made our pictured sheet music as simple as possible.
You'll play by number-coded circles. No musical staff or notes. The
easy-to-play songs and melodies were adapted especially for beginners.

You will be able to begin to play right away if the keys of your instrument
have number notations. Most kalimbas already have them.

Our sheet music is universal and suitable for 10-17 note kalimbas.

Each of the modern kalimbas usually has engraved numbers and letters representing
the name of the notes. The low notes are in the center of the kalimba. The notes
become higher as you move away from the center. The order of the notes alternates
from right to left, going outward as you move up the scale.
Taking "C D E F G A B C", "C" is on the right side, and then you will find "D"
on the left.

The standard 17-note kalimba contains 3 octaves:
1) a full 2nd small octave,
2) a 3rd small octave, and
3) 3 notes from the 4th small octave.

The 2nd small octave goes from C4 to C5 and is depicted in our sheet
music as simple numbers. The notes from the 3rd small octave have
numbers with one dot above each number. The 3 notes in the 4th
minor octave - C6, D6, and E6 - are depicted by numbers with two
dots above them.

We also put one or two dots above the numbers in the sheet music if
they use an octave other than the main kalimba octave. The dots will
help you to begin to play immediately.

Note: songs have been transposed for a diatonic range. Some
melodies might be changed and simplified.

Updates:
We appreciate your feedback, which helped us identify and correct all of the typos. Thank you for bringing them to our attention.

This book includes 45 hymns and gospel songs:

Amazing Grace
Babylon's Falling
Christ Was Born on Christmas Day
Elijah Rock
Every Time I Feel the Spirit
Go, Tell It on the Mountain
God Is So Good
Great Big Stars
Great Day
Holy, Holy, Holy
I've Got Joy Joy
I've Got Peace Like a River
Jesus Loves Me
Jesus Walked This Lonesome Valley
Joy to the World The Lord is Come
Just As I Am
Kumbaya, My Lord
Michael Row the Boat Ashore
Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen
Praise Him, All You Little Children
Shall We Gather at the River
Silent Night, Holy Night
Sinner Man
Soldier of the Cross
Somebody's Knockin' at Your Door
Swing Love, Sweet Chariot
The Little Light of Mine
There's a Meeting Here Tonight
We Are Climbing Jacob's Ladder
We Are Marching (Siyahamba)
We Shall Overcome
When the Saints Go Marching In
Who Built the Ark?
Product Details ISBN: 9798844462528
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: August 9th, 2022
Pages: 98
Language: English