Campfire

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" 

Parts Included In This File:

 

 

ContractKum Ba YahKum Ba Yah

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1Kum Bah Yah VoiceKum Bah Yah Voice18.04 KB537 times
2Kum Bah Yah VoiceKum Bah Yah Voice10.31 KB433 times
3Kum Bah Yah VoiceKum Bah Yah Voice10.31 KB438 times
4Kum Bah Yah VoiceKum Bah Yah Voice18.04 KB512 times
5Kum Bah Yah VoiceKum Bah Yah Voice10.31 KB402 times
6Kum Bah Yah TubaKum Bah Yah Tuba17.86 KB397 times
7Kum Bah Yah TubaKum Bah Yah Tuba9.75 KB392 times
8Kum Bah Yah TrumpetKum Bah Yah Trumpet17.88 KB654 times
9Kum Bah Yah TrumpetKum Bah Yah Trumpet11.11 KB460 times
10Kum Bah Yah TrumpetKum Bah Yah Trumpet11.11 KB420 times
11Kum Bah Yah TrumpetKum Bah Yah Trumpet11.11 KB486 times
12Kum Bah Yah TrumpetKum Bah Yah Trumpet11.11 KB373 times
13Kum Bah Yah TrumpetKum Bah Yah Trumpet17.88 KB457 times
14Kum Bah Yah TromboneKum Bah Yah Trombone17.83 KB539 times
15Kum Bah Yah TromboneKum Bah Yah Trombone9.72 KB498 times
16Kum Bah Yah ScoreKum Bah Yah Score19.04 KB657 times
17Kum Bah Yah ScoreKum Bah Yah Score20.44 KB555 times
18Kum Bah Yah PercussionKum Bah Yah Percussion17.67 KB685 times
19Kum Bah Yah PercussionKum Bah Yah Percussion6.96 KB465 times
20Kum Bah Yah HornKum Bah Yah Horn17.83 KB719 times
21Kum Bah Yah HornKum Bah Yah Horn9.76 KB555 times
22Kum Bah Yah FluteKum Bah Yah Flute17.83 KB618 times
23Kum Bah Yah FluteKum Bah Yah Flute9.75 KB526 times
24Kum Bah Yah Clarinet In BbKum Bah Yah Clarinet In Bb17.87 KB587 times
25Kum Bah Yah Clarinet In BbKum Bah Yah Clarinet In Bb11.11 KB468 times
26Kum Bah Yah Clarinet In BbKum Bah Yah Clarinet In Bb11.11 KB530 times
27Kum Bah Yah Clarinet In BbKum Bah Yah Clarinet In Bb17.87 KB593 times
28Kum Bah Yah Alto SaxophoneKum Bah Yah Alto Saxophone9.88 KB559 times
29Kum Ba Ya Alto SaxophoneKum Ba Ya Alto Saxophone17.84 KB636 times

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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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