Overview of this digital piano sheet music:
- "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen"
- African American spiritual
- Level 1: beginners (See other levels of this song)
- 2 pages of music
- Cover sheet
- Lyrics page
- Hand position tutorial
- Key (for this arrangement): C major
- Fingerings: on all notes
- Instrumentation: For piano solo
- Complete audio sample: Always free to listen to on our website. No vocal recording included
- Downloading file: PDF
- Arranged and edited for beginners: Mizue Murakami
- Publisher: Galaxy Music Notes
- Product code: GMNS00321
About "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen":
"Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen" is one of the most well-known African American spiritual songs dated back all the way to around the 1860s. It was first published in 1867 in "Slave Songs of the United States." Well-known artists who have done their cover versions of this song are Marian Anderson, Lena Horne, Louis Armstrong, Harry James, Paul Robeson, Sam Cooke, Deep River Boys, and many others. This song also appeared in the play, Negro Spirituals Vol. 1, and the oratorio, A Child of Our Time. To learn more about "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen," please visit our page, "About Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen."
Tips for playing Level 1 "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen":
This particular arrangement is for beginners (level 1) and made for piano solo. However, you or someone else can sing along. The separate lyrics page is included in the PDF file. You can stay in one hand position for the entire song. After you download it, please locate the hand position on the tutorial page. The fingering numbers are provided on all notes on the music score. There are no black keys that you have to play in this arrangement. You'll be playing on the melody notes in this arrangement. If you would like to try one that is a little more challenging, please try Level 2 "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen" which has additional harmonic notes.
Download, Print (or see it on your tablet), and Practice!
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