Different Kalimba Tunings Inspire Different Musics
How many great tunings are available to your 17-Note Kalimba? Realistically, I would say there are thousands of excellent tunings, but most of them haven’t been discovered yet. But here are four of the tunings that people ask for the most, in a 60-second video that lets you compare and contrast the tunings… by going backward and forward.
Left to right: (red) Standard C Major Tuning. (purple) C Minor Tuning. (yellow) Middle Eastern Tuning. (blue) EW&F “Evil” Tuning.
I’ve written tons of stuff for the 17-Note Standard C Tuning:
I love the Middle Eastern Tuning so much that I wrote a book for it!
There is a download for the G minor Alto, which has tablature that can be read by the C minor 17/C Kalimba:
Learn more about the Evil Tuning:
So… you want to the the actual tuning charts? When you order one of these tunings, we do send you the tuning charts!