Dirt Simple Mountain Dulcimer (Book + Online Audio)
The mountain dulcimer has a long and interesting history in the southern Appalachian mountains, and it's an instrument that so many of us enjoy playing. The book begins with the basics of tuning, strumming and finding notes on the dulcimer. The songs and tunes include favorites of dulcimer players, such as Boil That Cabbage Down, Old Joe Clark, Waterbound, Amazing Grace, Aura Lee and Are You Sleeping. The tracks in the accompanying audio include count-ins and are played at easy-to-follow moderate tempos. In ...more
Product Number:
30362M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
32
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
078668755X
ISBN13:
978-07866-8755-8
Series:
Dirt Simple
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
6/29/2015
The mountain dulcimer has a long and interesting history in the southern Appalachian mountains, and it's an instrument that so many of us enjoy playing. The book begins with the basics of tuning, strumming and finding notes on the dulcimer. The songs and tunes include favorites of dulcimer players, such as Boil That Cabbage Down, Old Joe Clark, Waterbound, Amazing Grace, Aura Lee and Are You Sleeping. The tracks in the accompanying audio include count-ins and are played at easy-to-follow moderate tempos. Includes access to online audio.

Teaching

Dulcimer Fretboard

Tuning the Dulcimer

Holding the Dulcimer

Dulcimer Picks

Strumming

Playing Notes on the Dulcimer

Changing Strings

DAD Tuning

Where to Go From Here

Songs and Tunes

Amazing Grace

Are You Sleeping? (Instruction)

Are You Sleeping? (Tablature)

Auld Lang Syne

Aura Lee

Be Thou My Vision

Boil That Cabbage Down

Brahms’ Lullaby

Cockles and Mussels

Down In The Valley (Comparison of DAA and DAD Tunings)

Long, Long Ago

Mississippi Sawyer

Old Joe Clark

Red River Valley

Simple Gifts

Skip To My Lou (Stumming Choices)

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (DAA Tuning)

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (DAD Tuning)

Waterbound

 
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