Kalimba Fundamentals for the Hugh Tracey Alto Kalimba DOWNLOAD


Downloadable PDF version of the Alto Fundamentals book: 34 pages with tablature, photos and downloadable MP3 files.

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Starting PDF eBook for the Hugh Tracey Alto Kalimba – 34 pages with tablature, photos and live links to MP3 files.

When I learned how to play kalimba 30 years ago, there were no books.  Ten years ago, this was the very first kalimba book I wrote that uses kalimba tablature. You can learn more about using tablature here.

There are now many books for the Alto kalimba, but no matter what kind of music you want to play, you should probably start with this one.

This book starts with how to keep your kalimba properly tuned and covers various playing techniques. It touches on music theory and harmony, showing you chords, scales, and intervals. Various left-right exercises are included. Many beautiful songs, such as Wimmoweh, Stir It Up, Michael Row Your Boat Ashore, This Land is Your Land, are included.

Mark Holdaway

Mark Holdaway

Mark Holdaway has been playing kalimba for over 30 years. He invented his kalimba tablature in 2004, and has been writing books and instructional materials for kalimba ever since. His business, Kalimba Magic, is based on the simple proposition that the kalimba is a real musical instrument capable of greatness. See answered questions.