Learn to play kalimba is an introduction to the maintenance, construction, tuning and playing of the 15-key African lamellophone kalimba (nyunga nyunga). This small but packed self-teach kalimba book features four Zimbabwean songs in a travel-friendly ring bound A5 format. Includes an audio CD with the songs played on Kalimbas in G major.
Front cover description:
Juma Instruments. Learn to play Kalimba (Nyunga Nyunga). An introduction to Zimbabwean songs and rhythms.
Back cover description:
“Explore the soothing sounds and exciting rhythms of the kalimba.”
Learn to play Kalimba is an introduction to the maintenance, construction, tuning and playing of the 15-key African lamellophone Kalimba / Nyunga Nyunga.
Zimbabwean instrument maker and player Dingiswayo Juma shares with you his knowledge of this ancient instrument.
The book teaches the basic patterns and lyrics of four Zimbabwean songs. You can learn the songs on a major tuned kalimba. Included is an audio CD with the songs played on kalimbas in G major.
|I. Introduction to the Kalimba/Nyunga Nyunga|
|II. Construction of the Kalimba|
|III. Tuning of the Kalimba|
|IV. Tuning diagrams|
|V. Maintenance of the kalimba|
|VI. How to read the number notation|
|VII. Learning the songs with the audio CD|
|3. Basic Kalimba chords|
|4. Ndazove Rombe|
|6. Bhutsu Mutandarikwa|