New Instructional eBook for “Golden Moon” Moon-10 Tuning

The “Golden Moon” Moon-10 Tuning – gives you a lot of music on a very simple instrument.

You can purchase the Moon-10 Kalimba in this “Golden Moon” tuning, or you can retune your Moon-10 yourself!

The Golden Moon tuning is significant in that the low note is not the root note or key note. The root note is F, and the lowest note is C. This makes a great many songs possible.

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Demonstration of what makes the Golden Moon Tuning so capable.

The Golden Moon ebook is a 106 page PDF, covering the standard introduction to the Moon-10, special playing techniques and strategies, plus a section with 26 general songs, and a section with 20 Christmas carols. Lets just say the music this kalimba plays is charming. Here is the table of contents:

Introduction
History of the Kalimba
A Quick Guide to Tablature
Understanding the Blue Moon Tuning
Special Techniques – Wah Wah
Special Techniques – Slide Offs
Special Techniques – Glissando
Special Techniques – Two Thumbs, One Finger
Special Techniques – Thumb and Two Fingers
Playing Strategies: Constellations
Blank Constellation Charts
Playing Strategies – Right Left Alternating
Swing
Playing Strategies – Right and Left Together
Playing Strategies – The Crossover
Some Last Minute Tips About Reading Tablature
Blank Tablature for You
Patterns With Constellations
Exercises: Rolls
Exercises: Big Roll
Exercises: Octaves and 6ths

Happy Birthday
Amazing Grace – Melody Only
Amazing Grace – With Harmony
You Are My Sunshine – Melody Only
You Are My Sunshine3
Do Lord – Melody Only
Do Lord
Ode to Joy – Easy
Ode to Joy – Harmony
Follow The Drinking Gourd
Daniel in the Lion’s Den
Red River Valley
I’ve Got Peace Like a River
For the Beauty of the Earth
Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen
Finlandia
Rova Ngoma MTawasa
Bustu M’Tandari
Sadza Madya Here
Chemtengure
He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
This Land is Your Land – Melody
This Land is Your Land – Chords
This Land is Your Land – Together
Battle Cry of Freedom
Redemption Songs

Away in a Manger (American)
Away in a Manger (English)
Angels We Have Heard on High
Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabela
Deck the Halls
Emanuel
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Good King Wenceslas
Go Tell it on the Mountain
Hark the Herald Angels Sing
I Saw Three Ships
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
Jingle Bells
O Christmas Tree
O Come All Ye Faithful
O Come All Ye Faithful, v2
O Little Town of Bethlehem
Twelve Days of Christmas
We Three Kings
We Wish You a Merry Christmas

 

This introductory page in the Golden Moon ebook really explains the notes you have and how to use them.:

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