Blues & Ragtime for Fretted Dulcimer (Book)
A collection of blues, ragtime, and crossover tunes for the 4-course mountain dulcimer equipped with a 6+ fret. These arrangements vary in difficulty, but all possess the universal appeal of the unique rhythms that define this musical genre. Selections include: Rocks and Grave; Baker's Dozen; Sweet Home Chicago; Frankie and Johnny; Careless Love; Memphis Blues; St. Louis Blues; Maple Leaf Rag; The Entertainer; and more. Written in standard notation and tablature with many p ...more
Product Number:
96754
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
104
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-3008-6
ISBN13:
978-07866-3008-0
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
4/9/1998
A collection of blues, ragtime, and crossover tunes for the 4-course mountain dulcimer equipped with a 6+ fret. These arrangements vary in difficulty, but all possess the universal appeal of the unique rhythms that define this musical genre. Selections include: Rocks and Grave; Baker's Dozen; Sweet Home Chicago; Frankie and Johnny; Careless Love; Memphis Blues; St. Louis Blues; Maple Leaf Rag; The Entertainer; and more. Written in standard notation and tablature with many pieces transcribed from performances by master blues guitarists. This book contains much more than the tunes themselves; the author shares years of experience regarding technique, embellishments, and tuning not to mention lyrics and generous performance notes for each tune.
Tablature Notation
Music Notation and Timing
Repeat Signs
Embellishments
Tunings
Fingerpicking Techniques
The Music
 - Rocks and Gravel
 - Baker's Dozen
 - Sweet Home Chicago
 - Frankie and Johnny
 - Careless Love
 - Memphis Blues
 - Fishin' Blues
 - Bobcat Ramble
 - St. Louis Blues
 - Maple Leaf Rag
 - The Entertainer
 - The Ragtime Dance
 - Bink's Waltz
 - Solace
 - Weeping Willow
 
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