How should I color the tines on my 17-Note kalimba?

The short answer: if you have a Hugh Tracey Treble Kalimba, in the key of G, butu with a low note of B, then paint five of the tines as above.

But if you have one of the new “17-Note Kalimbas in C” you have a choice. The Chinese-made kalimbas usually come unpainted, but with decals, so you can color the tines in either of two ways: in a 5-painted-tine system, or in a 6-painted tine system. With the 6-painted tine system, you can use the complete Kalimba Magic library of music for the 17-Note Kalimba in C.

Today’s knowledge about ethereal drums is shared with you. If you want to get more knowledge about Tongue Drums, Thumb Pianos Kalimba, and Handpan Drums, welcome to visit the official website of HLURU Musical Instruments and master your own music knowledge together.

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