Kum Ba Ya- Free Sheet Music

Click Here for Christian Sheet Music!Whether sung in church, Sunday School, or around the campfire, Kum Ba Ya is another of the most well known hymnsongs in American culture. Sung around the world in various forms, Kum Ba Ya (also occasionally spelled Kum Bah Yah or Kum Bah Ya) is easy to sing or play on any instrument. This document contains links to sheet music for Kum Ba Ya for all common concert band instruments as well as voice.

The origins of this song remain unclear. Some attribute Kum Ba Yah to a New York City minister named Marvin Frey, originally with wholly english lyrics. The song travelled around the world as sung by American missionaries and eventually returned to the United States with the first line altered to reflect the Angolan words for "Come By Here." Other disparaging histories attribute the song to a group known as the Society for the Preservation fo Spirituals. For more detailed information about this song consider visiting the Kum Ba Ya page at Wikipedia . You may also be interested in reading an interesting article about the meaning of the words Kum Ba Ya.

Kum Ba Ya - Hymn Song

Free Sheet Music For The Traditional Hymn and Campfire Song, "Kum Ba Ya"

 

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1Kum Bah Yah VoiceKum Bah Yah Voice (Details)10.31 KBMay 29, 2007Aug 04, 2014
2Kum Bah Yah VoiceKum Bah Yah Voice (Details)18.04 KBMay 29, 2007Aug 04, 2014
3Kum Bah Yah TubaKum Bah Yah Tuba (Details)9.75 KBMay 29, 2007Aug 04, 2014
4Kum Bah Yah TubaKum Bah Yah Tuba (Details)17.86 KBMay 29, 2007Aug 04, 2014
5Kum Bah Yah TrumpetKum Bah Yah Trumpet (Details)11.11 KBMay 29, 2007Aug 04, 2014
6Kum Bah Yah TrumpetKum Bah Yah Trumpet (Details)17.88 KBMay 29, 2007Aug 04, 2014
7Kum Bah Yah TromboneKum Bah Yah Trombone (Details)9.72 KBMay 29, 2007Aug 04, 2014
8Kum Bah Yah TromboneKum Bah Yah Trombone (Details)17.83 KBMay 29, 2007Aug 04, 2014
9Kum Bah Yah ScoreKum Bah Yah Score (Details)20.44 KBMay 29, 2007Aug 04, 2014
10Kum Bah Yah ScoreKum Bah Yah Score (Details)19.04 KBMay 29, 2007Aug 04, 2014
11Kum Bah Yah PercussionKum Bah Yah Percussion (Details)6.96 KBMay 29, 2007Aug 04, 2014
12Kum Bah Yah PercussionKum Bah Yah Percussion (Details)17.67 KBMay 29, 2007Aug 04, 2014
13Kum Bah Yah HornKum Bah Yah Horn (Details)9.76 KBMay 29, 2007Aug 04, 2014
14Kum Bah Yah HornKum Bah Yah Horn (Details)17.83 KBMay 29, 2007Aug 04, 2014
15Kum Bah Yah FluteKum Bah Yah Flute (Details)9.75 KBMay 29, 2007Aug 04, 2014
16Kum Bah Yah FluteKum Bah Yah Flute (Details)17.83 KBMay 29, 2007Aug 04, 2014
17Kum Bah Yah Clarinet In BbKum Bah Yah Clarinet In Bb (Details)11.11 KBMay 29, 2007Aug 04, 2014
18Kum Bah Yah Clarinet In BbKum Bah Yah Clarinet In Bb (Details)17.87 KBMay 29, 2007Aug 04, 2014
19Kum Bah Yah Alto SaxophoneKum Bah Yah Alto Saxophone (Details)9.88 KBMay 29, 2007Aug 04, 2014
20Kum Ba Ya Alto SaxophoneKum Ba Ya Alto Saxophone (Details)17.84 KBMay 29, 2007Aug 04, 2014

 

The Words or Lyrics To Kum Ba Yah:

 

Kumbaya, my Lord, kumbaya

Kumbaya, my Lord, kumbaya

Kumbaya, my Lord, kumbaya

O Lord, kumbaya

 

Someone’s laughing, Lord, kumbaya

Someone’s laughing, Lord, kumbaya

Someone’s laughing, Lord, kumbaya

O Lord, kumbaya

 

Someone’s crying, Lord, kumbaya

Someone’s crying, Lord, kumbaya

Someone’s crying, Lord, kumbaya

O Lord, kumbaya

 

Someone’s praying, Lord, kumbaya

Someone’s praying, Lord, kumbaya

Someone’s praying, Lord, kumbaya

O Lord, kumbaya

 

Someone’s singing, Lord, kumbaya

Someone’s singing, Lord, kumbaya

Someone’s singing, Lord, kumbaya

O Lord, kumbaya

 

Kumbaya, my Lord, kumbaya

Kumbaya, my Lord, kumbaya

Kumbaya, my Lord, kumbaya

O Lord, kumbaya

 

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