Field Guide to the Mountain Dulcimer, Book 2 (eBook + Online Audio)
30633MEB
Anne Dodson’s Field Guide to the Mountain Dulcimer, Book 2 continues from Field Guide to the Mountain Dulcimer, Book 1 (MB30608M), introducing two subsequent levels: “Branching Out” and “You Take the Driver’s Seat”. These additional levels will improve your unders...more
Product Number:
30633MEB
Format:
eBook + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate-Advanced
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
340
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6191-1804-1
ISBN13:
978-16191-1804-1
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
4/26/2018
Anne Dodson’s Field Guide to the Mountain Dulcimer, Book 2 continues from Field Guide to the Mountain Dulcimer, Book 1 (MB30608M), introducing two subsequent levels: “Branching Out” and “You Take the Driver’s Seat”. These additional levels will improve your understanding of the fretboard and allow more seasoned players to create their own arrangements. Inside you will find extensive exercises and lots of original tunes with accompanying audio tracks. Fun, relaxed and encouraging instruction is at the heart of Anne Dodson’s approach in this series. Book 2 offers more tunes in DAD tuning, but also introduces DGD and DAC tunings. Includes access to online audio.
Dedication ..............................................................................5
Acknowledgements and Credits ............................................................6
Introduction to Book 2 ..................................................................7
Blank TAB for three-string and four-string instruments and Chord Chart for DAD ..........9
Level II – Branching Out
Level II Introduction: practice suggestions. ............................................16
Chapter 1: Basic Chord Structure: a bit of music theory .................................18
Chapter 2: Chord Forms: forms #1 & #2; movable forms to streamline your playing .........25
Chapter 3: Angles and Leanings and Tilts: visual shortcuts . ............................33
Chapter 4: Holding Forms: add polish to your playing ....................................44
Chapter 5: Accompaniment for Songs: chords and more ideas for your right hand ...........65
Chapter 6: Other Tunings: DGD and DAC ...................................................75
Chapter 7: The Capo: what it is and how it works ........................................99
Chapter 8: Fill, Color and “Twiddle-Diddles”: those “extra” notes . .....................120
Chapter 9: Review of Forms versus Positions: and some other things you need to know .....142
Chapter 10: Duets: suggestions for two or more dulcimers and/or other instruments .......150
Chapter 11: Take a Break – Level II: some more tunes for you to play ....................170
Level III – You Take the Driver’s Seat
Level III Introduction: you take the keys! . ............................................186
Chapter 12: A Present for You: the magic trick of associated patterns ...................187
Chapter 13: Advanced Chords and More Patterns:
chord dissection, form #3, mirror images, angles again! .................................188
Chapter 14: Advanced Accompaniment for Songs and Tunes:
chord relationships, transposition, primary and secondary chords ........................204
Chapter 15: Ear Training:
hints for hearing harmonies and chord changes . .........................................227
Chapter 16: Creating Your Own Arrangements:
building melodies and harmonies around chord forms ......................................229
Chapter 17: Playing with Four Equidistant Strings:
right and left hand techniques, form #4 chords, form #2 chord variations, “fill” . ......269
Chapter 18: Advanced Techniques: double slides, mutes and harmonics .....................294
Chapter 19: Brainteasers: tongue twisters for your fingers ..............................308
Chapter 20: Take a Break – Level III: final tunes . .....................................318
Chapter 21: Honoring the Silence: finding the music between the notes . .................338
Index of Song titles ....................................................................339
About the Author ........................................................................340
 
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