Favorite Old-Time American Songs for Dulcimer (eBook)
This giant book features over 100 of America's favorite folk songs, expertly arranged for the Appalachaian dulicmer. Children's songs, work songs, old Anglo-American ballads, songs of strife and freedom, love songs and much, much more are all gathered here in arrangements suitable for the beginning and intermediate player. The songs come from all over - old books and sheet music, transcriptions from field recordings, but mostly from the singing of countless folks in kitchens and festival hallways, street co ...more
Product Number:
97189EB
Format:
eBook
Skill Level:
Beginning
Pages:
232
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6097-4555-8
ISBN13:
978-16097-4555-4
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
2/24/2011
This giant book features over 100 of America's favorite folk songs, expertly arranged for the Appalachaian dulicmer. Children's songs, work songs, old Anglo-American ballads, songs of strife and freedom, love songs and much, much more are all gathered here in arrangements suitable for the beginning and intermediate player. The songs come from all over - old books and sheet music, transcriptions from field recordings, but mostly from the singing of countless folks in kitchens and festival hallways, street corners and concert stages.

Songs include "Poor Wayfaring Stranger," "Tenting onight," "Don't Let Your Deal Go Down," "Oh, Death," "Careless Love," and many, many more.

Tunings used include D-A-D and D-A-A, as well as C-G-C and C-G-G and several modal tunings. All are playable on any three- or four-stringed dulcimer. Some use a 6 1/2 fret. Includes information on reading music and TAB, notes on transposing, and a useful index of songs by tuning. In standard notation and TAB, with guitar chords.
About the Author      
Acres of Clams      
All Are Talking of Utah      
All Night, All Day      
Alsea Girls      
Amazing Grace      
America (My Country 'Tis of Thee)       S. F. Smith
Aura Lee      
Barb'ry Allen      
Beulah Land      
Beware, Of Take Care      
Blood Red Roses      
Boatman Dance      
Bonnie Black Bess      
Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie      
Camptown Races       Stephen Foster
Careless Love      
Chickens are a-Crowin'      
Cindy      
Clementine      
Cold Rain and Snow      
Cripple Creek      
Dakota Land      
Darling Cory      
Dixie       Daniel Emmett
Don't Let Your Deal Go Down      
Down in the Valley      
Eating Goober Peas      
Fennario      
Fod      
Follow the Drinking Gourd      
Frankie and johnnie      
Froggie Went a-Courtin'      
Go Tell Aunt Rhody      
Groundhog      
Hallelujah, I'm a Burn      
Handsome Molly      
Haul Away, Joe      
He's Got the Whole World in His Hands      
Hold On      
Home on the Range      
I Wish I Was a Mole in the Ground      
I'm a Rambler and a Gambler      
I'm On My Way      
In the Good Old Colony Days      
Jack o' Diamonds      
Jenny Fair Gentle Rosemarie      
Jimmy Crack Corn       Dan Emmett
John Henry      
Kansas Boys      
Lady Mary      
Let My People Go      
Little David, Play on Your Harp      
Little Liza Jane      
Little Mattie Groves      
Little Old Sod Shanty      
My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean      
Nearer, My God, To Thee      
Nobody Knows the Trouble I'v e Seen      
Oh, Can't You Hear That Turtle Dove      
Oh, Death      
Old Dan Tucker       Daniel Emmett
Old Dog Tray       Stephen Foster
Old Joe Clark      
Omie, Let Your Bangs Hang Down      
On Top of Old Smoky      
One Morning in May      
Pie in the Sky      
Polly Wolly Doodle      
Poor Wayfaring Stranger      
Quit Kickin' My Dog Around      
Red River Valley      
Rueben and Rachel      
Same Old Man      
Shady Grove      
Shenandoah      
Shoo, Fly, Don't Bother Me       Frank Campbell and Wm. Reeves
Silver Threads Among the Gold      
Simple Gifts      
Sourwood Mountain      
Steal Away      
Sweet Betsy From Pike      
Tenting Tonight       Wm.Kittredge
The Banks of the Ohio      
The Battle Hymn of the Republic       J. W. Howe
The Buggerboo      
The Crawdad Song      
The Cuckoo      
The Devil's Questions      
The Drunken Sailor      
The E-Ri-E      
The Erie Canal      
The Farmer's Curst Wife      
The Girl I Left Behind Me      
The Glendy Burke       Stephen Foster
The Greenland Whale Fishery      
The King's Daughter Fair      
The Lady From York      
The Little Brown Bullls      
The Riddle Song      
The Shantyman's Life      
The Sow Took the Measles      
The Texas Rangers      
The Two Sisters      
The Unquiet Grave      
The Wagoner's Lad      
The Yellow Rose of Texas      
The Young Man Who Wouldn't Hoe Corn      
There's a Little Wheel a-Turnin'      
There's More Pretty Girls Than One      
Tom Dooley      
Turkey in the Straw      
Wedding Dress      
When First Unto This Country      
When Johnny Comes Marching Home       L. Lambert
Whopee Ti Yi Yo      
Wonderous Love      
Yankee Doodle      
 
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