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2 edition of How to Play Dulcimer found in the catalog.

How to Play Dulcimer

Albert Gamse

How to Play Dulcimer

by Albert Gamse

  • 255 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by St Louis Peoria Music Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11560787M
    ISBN 100849417058
    ISBN 109780849417054

    Modal tunings contribute to the dulcimer's curiously foreign sound, creating that simultaneous strangeness and familiarity that is the charm of so much folk music. Richard Fariña blended several different styles of dulcimer playing. In her book, Dulcimer People, Jean Ritchie recalls how she first taught him the dulcimer. The tuning you use with your dulcimer can change a lot about how you play it and what you can play on it. The tonality changes and the feel is different, different songs suggest themselves, and you have to learn a whole new set of scales and chords! Read More.

      Play-By-Numbers song sheets for the tin can dulcimer or any dulcimer are just as easy as they sound. Each number corresponds to a “fret”, one of the long spaces you’ll find on the fretboard of your instrument. To play, push down gently but firmly at the center of each fret and then strum or pluck the string with the other hand. Books and Plans Dean Kimball, Constructing the Mountain Dulcimer Chet Hines, How to make and play the Dulcimore. This book shows how to make a "masterpiece dulcimore", but the large, violin-shaped dulcimer is relatively rare (and hard to make). Homer Ledford Dulcimer Maker: The Craft of Homer Ledford.

    This book teaches beginners how to tune a play the dulcimer, and features illustrations, drawings, and recollections of the dulcimer's local history. It also includes music and lyrics for 16 songs from The Ritchie Family of Kentucky. Jun 3, - Explore readytoread's board "Dulcimer", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Dulcimer, Mountain dulcimer, Dulcimer music pins.


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How to Play Dulcimer by Albert Gamse Download PDF EPUB FB2

Bought 4 other dulcimer books in attempt to teach myself to play from scratch with very little music background. This is by far the best. Book is great. Easy to follow directions and was very helpful in learning how to play the dulcimer.

Would definitely recommend to anyone who desires to learn the dulcimer. Check Amazon Deals The Dulcimer Book. You can learn to play and have fun with your dulcimer in no time, honestly. It is a very easy instrument to learn and play, plus this book will have you playing songs right away. Including reading the first part of the book, I'd say you can learn 2 /5().

This book teaches beginners how to tune and play the dulcimer, and features illustrations, drawings, and recollections of the dulcimer's local history. It also includes music and lyrics for 16 songs from The Ritchie Family of by: 1. The dulcimer comes in a variety of different shapes.

For the most part, though, it has no major bearing on how you hold the instrument. This is likewise true with playing. The only exception to this may be in the case of the addition of a second fretboard on some dulcimer designs.

What You Can Play Dulcimers With – (how to play a dulcimer pt. Books on learning How to Play Dulcimer book to play the dulcimer, advanced playing techniques, and collections of tunes to play.

The mountain dulcimer is a unique American folk instrument and is very easy to play. It is also called the Appalachian Dulcimer because it originated in the Appalachian mountain region. If you think you are too old or too slow to play an instrument you will be surprised by the simplicity of the dulcimer.

The book is filled with encouraging and practical advice on every facet of learning to play the dulcimer, starting with the very basics and building on the positive results you are certain to achieve very quickly.”-Neal Walters review in Dulcimer Players News.

This dvd is a 'must have' addition to the 'how to play' books. If you want to do more than just play the notes on the melody strings and strum the drones, this dvd will show you how. His dulcimer and finger positioning is much easier than the 'traditional' style, and the cords make the dulcimer sound so much fuller.

David only plays 3 songs on Reviews: The mountain dulcimer is primarily used in folk music. Playing chords on a mountain dulcimer is a basic technique that you should learn if you want to play this instrument. A chord consists of two or more notes that are related to each other in a harmonic manner.

of results for "how to play dulcimer" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Eligible for Free Shipping. Free Shipping by Amazon American Folk Music for Mountain Dulcimer Book/audio CD. by Jess Peterson | May 6, out of 5 stars Mass Market Paperback $ $ (Music Sales America).

This book teaches beginners how to tune a play the dulcimer, and features illustrations, drawings, and recollections of the dulcimer's local history. It also includes music and lyrics for 16 songs from The Ritchie Family of Kentucky/5(2).

Move down to the fifth fret and play four bars of the same pattern of notes, varying the rhythm for color. Play four bars open, then move up to the seventh fret and play the same pattern once.

Conclude the solo by playing the fourth string seventh fret (three times), fourth string fifth fret, fourth string third fret and finally fourth string open. Dulcimer Books.

Learn to play mountain dulcimer with a dulcimer book from The dulcimer is a very simple instrument to play and provides a haunting, mountain sound. The dulcimer only has four strings, with two of them being doubled and tuned to the same note. These double strings play the melody while the other two are.

Learning to play Beginners to the Stick Dulcimer usually start off playing on the 1st strings only using the other two strings as drones, this is very easy and effective and there are no wrong notes to play.

Online you can find plenty of free music for the Appalachian Dulcimer that often shares the same “Dad”tuning, you need. The book is more than a collection of songs - it provides detailed written and audio instruction on how to play arpeggios on the mountain dulcimer.

The workbook consists of 17 song arrangements and 15 arpeggio exercises which build the skills necessary to play beautiful slow and melodic music on the dulcimer. People use the word “dulcimer” to refer both to the hammered dulcimer and to the mountain dulcimer.

Hammered dulcimer is the type we make, and it is played by striking the strings with a pair of special mallets called hammers. Mountain dulcimer looks more like a guitar (often hourglass-shaped) and is played by fretting and strumming the.

The LISTEN file starts with a DAC dulcimer and the second time through it is played with a CGC dulcimer. PDF: Midi: Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence Em: This version is in Em and tablature is for DAD and EBD mountain dulcimer tunings.

The LISTEN file starts with a EBD dulcimer and the second time through it is played with a DAD dulcimer. PDF: Midi. Play the chords by themselves until you can develop a steady rhythm and find the next chord. If you’re having trouble, try tapping your foot as you play, or consider purchasing a metronome that will click a steady rhythm.

If done correctly, your dulcimer will make a familiar chord progression that you can sing along too. So you just bought a dulcimer and need help figuring out what to do next. This is the video for you with a little into, tuning, help, strumming, and your very first song.

Hope you enjoy. One thing. The Dulcimer Book. This book teaches beginners how to tune a play the dulcimer, and features illustrations, drawings, and recollections of the dulcimer's local history. It also includes music and lyrics for 16 songs from The Ritch. All tunes are in standard notation. The book's 87 pages are illustrated with photos as well as quaint woodcuts, engravings, and pen and ink drawings.

The CD in the You Can Teach Yourself Hammered Dulcimer book/CD package is a play-along recording of all of the tunes in the corresponding s: 7. But since we play together (I play guitar) we thought the addition of the 1/2 fret would expand the spectrum of cords available to her and would minimize the necessity of so many re-tunings.

Which it has, however, we are now wondering about a source book or chart for chording on a chromatic dulcimer.Check out The essential hymns dulcimer song book. A. Abide With Me dulcimer tab – Version 1, Version 2, Version 3, Version 4, Version 5 Amazing Grace dulcimer tab: Version 1, Version 2, Version 3, Version 4, Version 5, Version 6 Ave Maria dulcimer tab: Version 1, Version 2.

B. Battle Hymn Of The Republic dulcimer tab – Version 1, Version 2.