Complete Children's Dulcimer Method (eBook)
This outstanding children's method for mountain dulcimer is the result of the author's many years of sharing the dulcimer with children and has been successful with children as young as 5 years old. In it you will find many traditional songs and folk tunes arranged for the mountain dulcimer. Each song has a simple strum pattern indicated above it with fret numbers for the melody notes and lyrics included where appropriate. There are instructions for strumming, chording, fingerpicking and for three modal tun ...more
Product Number:
30583EB
Format:
eBook
Skill Level:
Beginning
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
80
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
161911710X
ISBN13:
978-16191-1710-5
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
7/14/2016
This outstanding children's method for mountain dulcimer is the result of the author's many years of sharing the dulcimer with children and has been successful with children as young as 5 years old. In it you will find many traditional songs and folk tunes arranged for the mountain dulcimer. Each song has a simple strum pattern indicated above it with fret numbers for the melody notes and lyrics included where appropriate. There are instructions for strumming, chording, fingerpicking and for three modal tunings (Ionian, Aeolian and Mixolydian). Harmony is included for many of the songs so two or more dulcimers can play together.
Dedication  
Credits  
Preface  
Getting Started  
Using the Pick and Noter  
Tuning to the Ionian Mode  
Learning to Play  
Ionian Mode Songs  
Go Tell Aunt Rhody  
I See the Moon  
The Milk Maid  
Love Somebody  
Your Horses Are Hungry  
The Juniper Tree  
Learning to Strum  
Skip to My Lou  
Poor Jenny  
Cripple Creek  
Boil Them Cabbage Down  
Harmony  
Wildwood Flower  
Deep Blue Sea  
Harmony  
Waterbound  
Harmony  
Mary Wore Her Red Dress  
Good Bye Little Bonnie  
Harmony  
Frog Went A-Courtin’  
The Paw Paw Patch  
Old Dan Tucker  
Banks of the Ohio  
Harmony  
What’ll I Do With the Baby-O?  
Flop-Eared Mule  
Green Corn (A Three-Part Round)  
Michael Row the Boat Ashore  
Simple Gifts  
Harmony  
Learning to Pick Out Tunes  
Chords  
Chords for Smaller Hands  
Chords for Larger Hands  
This Little Light of Mine  
Harmony  
I Gave My Love a Cherry  
London Bridge Is Broken Down  
Buffalo Gals  
Soldier, Soldier  
Handsome Molly  
Good Old Colony Days  
Harmony  
All Through the Night  
At the Foot of Yonder Mountain  
In and Out the Window  
Polly Wolly Doodle  
Harmony  
When I Was Single  
Jim-along Josie (A Three-Part Round)  
Fire’s Burning (A Three-Part Round)  
Go to Joan Glover (A Three-Part Round) 
The Aeolian Mode  
Aeolian Mode Songs  
Shady Grove  
Wayfarin’ Stranger  
Lord Lovel  
Harmony  
Star of the County Down  
Sally in the Garden  
Where Does It Lead?  
Tarrier Song  
Harmony  
Old Man at the Mill  
Harmony  
Scarborough Fair  
The Twa Sisters  
Tuning to the Mixolydian Mode  
Mixolydian Mode Songs  
Old Joe Clark  
Harmony  
O, Dear, What Can the Matter Be?  
Harrison Town  
Harmony  
Over the Waterfall  
Harmony  
Cedar Mountain  
Harmony  
Goin’ to Boston  
Harmony  
Soldier’s Joy  
Fingerpicking  
Postscript  
About the Author  
 
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