Everything you need to keep your kalimba in tune
Many people purchase kalimbas without realizing that they need to keep the kalimbas in tune. Most kalimbas that are played daily will slowly go out of tune over a month or two, and then you need to touch up on the tuning.
This article hooks you up with all the resources you need to learn how to keep your kalimba in tune – just the way I do!
Many people purchase kalimbas without realizing that they need to keep the kalimbas in tune.
Most kalimbas that are played daily will slowly go out of tune over a month or two, and unfortunately, many are never retuned, and so they will start to sound bad, and won’t be as much fun to play, and may be put away, seldom to be seen again.
The most important thing you can do to keep your kalimba sounding good is to keep it in tune. You should invest in a $15-$25 electronic tuner. I don’t like the clip-on tuners, but other kalimba players do use them. I find the Korg tuners are good, but there are also less expensive models on the
You should learn to touch up on your tuning every few weeks, or before performances, recording sessions, and rehearsals with other people. If you do it regularly, it will only take a minute or two to refine the tuning.
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