The Dulcimer Book

The Dulcimer Book Music Sales America This book teaches beginners how to tune a play the dulcimer and features illustrations drawings and recollections of the dulcimer s local history It also includes music and lyri

  • Title: The Dulcimer Book
  • Author: Jean Ritchie
  • ISBN: 9780825600166
  • Page: 443
  • Format: Paperback
  • Music Sales America This book teaches beginners how to tune a play the dulcimer, and features illustrations, drawings, and recollections of the dulcimer s local history It also includes music and lyrics for 16 songs from The Ritchie Family of Kentucky Contents Bachelor s Hall Barb ry Ellen Dear Companion Go Tell Aunt Rhodie Goin to Boston Ground Hog O Jo Music Sales America This book teaches beginners how to tune a play the dulcimer, and features illustrations, drawings, and recollections of the dulcimer s local history It also includes music and lyrics for 16 songs from The Ritchie Family of Kentucky Contents Bachelor s Hall Barb ry Ellen Dear Companion Go Tell Aunt Rhodie Goin to Boston Ground Hog O Johnny s on the Water Old Betty Larkin Old Joe Clark Over the River, Charlie Pretty Betty Martin Pretty Polly Pretty Saro Shady Grove What ll Do with the Baby o.

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    1. The Christmas before last I had $200 to burn and no idea what to spend it on. I had toyed with the idea of getting a guitar for awhile. I’d played instruments before – trombone, piano, and voice if you count that as an instrument – but I’d never really learned a stringed one. So a guitar seemed like a reasonable idea.Into Guitar Center I went, having no idea what I was really looking for. Employees were pretty stand-offish, still shell-shocked from the holiday rush. I wandered into their [...]

    2. My tiny reservoir of knowledge about my new mountain dulcimer is steadily growing, and the things that Jean Ritchie had to say in this book helped a great deal. Her method of playing does not sync with mine - something I've since learned is due to the folk revival of the '70s and the new methods of playing old instruments developed at that time - but her stories and thoughts on the history of the instrument are very interesting.

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