Up on the housetop kalimba tabs

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About the song and about tablature. You can find tablatures below the description.

“Up on the Housetop” is a beloved Christmas classic that has been enchanting listeners since its composition in 1864 by Benjamin Hanby, an American composer hailing from Ohio. This catchy holiday tune is one of the oldest secular Christmas songs, making it a treasure trove of festive cheer and a delightful addition to any kalimba player’s repertoire. The song narrates the story of Santa Claus cheerfully descending the chimney to fill stockings with toys, capturing the imagination and excitement of children and adults alike. Its lively melody and vivid storytelling make it a perfect piece for kalimba enthusiasts eager to bring a touch of holiday spirit to their music. With its straightforward lyrics and joyful tune, “Up on the Housetop” is an excellent choice for players of all ages, whether they’re just beginning their musical journey or looking to expand their holiday playlist.

For those embarking on learning to play the kalimba, “Up on the Housetop” offers a fantastic opportunity to practice and showcase their skills. Utilizing number notation, our kalimba book for beginners simplifies the learning process, allowing musicians to play this festive song by simply pressing the tines corresponding to the right numbers. This approach, detailed in our kalimba learning book for adults and kids alike, makes it accessible for anyone to start playing immediately, without the need for prior musical knowledge. The song’s familiarity and cheerful tempo make it an engaging and rewarding piece to learn, providing a satisfying experience for kalimba players. Whether you’re performing for family gatherings or enjoying the melody in the comfort of your home, “Up on the Housetop” is sure to add a festive flair to your holiday season. Our easy kalimba songbook, complete with number notes sheet music, is the perfect companion for anyone looking to delve into the world of kalimba music, making it a must-have for your collection.

Up on the housetop kalimba
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Some of the notes on our website contain the full version of the song, and some are excerpts, or for example the very beginning, chorus or verse, etc. Full versions of all the notes can be found in our books and e-books: SHOP.

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