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The Appalachian dulcimer (or mountain dulcimer) is a fretted string instrument of the zither family, typically with three or four strings. It is native to the Appalachian region of the United States. The body extends the length of the fingerboard, and its fretting is generally diatonic. Although the Appalachian dulcimer first appeared in the early 19th century among Scots-Irish immigrant...
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Maureen received her first dulcimer for Christmas, 1989. She has studied dulcimer with the finest teachers in the world since that time. Maureen also is intensely interested in researching the instrument's history and the culture from which it came. For more than ten years, Maureen has taught classes and workshops in the Appalachian dulcimer to hundreds of students in more than sixteen states....
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The mountain or Appalachian dulcimer is an American folk instument originally found primarily in the hills of the Appalachian region. Simpler to make and easy to learn to play, it was an alternative to more complex instruments such as the fiddle, guitar or banjo. Its modest volume made it ideal...
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The Appalachian mountain dulcimer is a true American instrument dating back to the early 1800s in southwestern Virginia. The Gardners invite you to visit them at their shop in Sutlers Row during their upcoming Civil War Reenactments and/or Music Festivals and judge the pleasing sound of this...
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Website for professional folk musician Sarah Morgan. The music of Sarah Morgan embodies her respect and joy of folk music and her creative approach to arranging. Backing traditional Appalachian melodies and haunting old time tunes with fresh harmonies and a progressive drive, she lends a new feel...
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Bill Robinson is a 3rd generation hammered dulcimer player living in St. Charles, Illinois. Known for his upbeat playing style, and unique dulcimer traditions handed down from generation to generation, Robinson is a master of the instrument.. The hammered dulcimer, not to be confused with the Appalachian dulcimer, is a trapezoidal instrument in which strings are stretched across and then struck...
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Is a six-day celebration of the Mountain Dulcimer, the sweet stringed instrument developed in the 1800s in our Southern Appalachian mountains. Our ongoing goal is to offer you the most exciting and high-quality dulcimer learning vacation anywhere! Our management has 27 years of experience producing dulcimer events and more years loving and playing the instrument. We hire great player-teachers...
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Welcome! Three Rivers Dulcimer Society (based in the Tri-Cities, Washington) first got together in March 2003. Our group continues to grow as people learn about us and hear us play. Folks in our group play mainly Appalachian mountain dulcimers, but we also have hammered dulcimers, mandolins, fiddles, guitars, penny whistles, bodhrans, flute, Irish harp, harmonica, cello and bass. We welcome all...
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Knoxville Area Dulcimer Club Dulcimer; playing in East Tennessee; Lap Dulcimers; Hammered Dulcimers. If you experience any problems or see corrections on this website, please contact. Dedicated to teaching, sharing, and enjoying the playing of Appalachian and. The Knoxville Area Dulcimer Club is an educational, non-profit organization. Classes are offered for the beginner to the advanced...
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The Charlotte Folk Society opens its 2016-2017 Gathering Series on Friday, August 12th. We are pleased to welcome The Snyder Family to perform in concert at 7:30 PM in the beautiful listening room of the Great Aunt Stella Center (926 Elizabeth Avenue, in the edge of Uptown Charlotte). Doors open at 7 PM. This concert is presented in partnership with Charlotte Community Radio. Monthly...
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Enjoy the simple, sweet tones of these finely manufactured instruments.The Mountain or Appalachian dulcimer is one of the easiest of all stringed instruments to play.The Dulcimer is in the midst of a great revival. People around the world are buying, building and playing this unique and historic musical instrument! I hand craft each of my dulcimers in my woodshop, located in beautiful Elliott...
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These QuickTime large file downloads require a high-speed internet connection. Faith That Moves Mountains, SD version, features the instruments that are synonymous with mountain music (dulcimer, folk guitar, fiddle and more), playing classic songs of faith, all against the backdrop of autumn in the Great Smoky Mountains. Read more... Download $9.95 1.03 Gb File Size The Quest dives into the...
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Join Groups and Forum discussions that interest you, connect with new music friends, share photos, music clips, and videos, explore resources for buying instruments, music, and learning materials. Ask your beginner questions and learn to play your favorite tunes! All who love the Appalachian dulcimer are welcome here no matter what your style, skill level, or musical tastes. Fear...
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Handcrafted Mountain Dulcimers in the beautiful foothills of Eastern Kentucky! Enjoy the simple, sweet tones of these finely manufactured instruments.The Mountain or Appalachian dulcimer is one of the easiest of all stringed instruments to play.The Dulcimer is in the midst of a great revival. People around the world are buying, building and playing this unique and historic musical instrument! I...
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Mountain Made Music, dulcimers, Berg Dulcimers, Mountain dulcimers, Appalachian dulcimers, hammered dulcimers, lap harps. Dulcimers, Mountain Dulcimers, Dulcimer, Hammered Dulcimers, Lap Harps, Bowed Psalteries, Berg Dulcimers. 1916 hourglass mountain dulcimer Package Deal with hard wood case made by Bill Berg. "How to string a dulcimer" video produced by Jacob Berg, jacob-berg.squarespace.com....
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When I started playing, I had the good fortune to play with and learn from some great musicians who took the time and patience to help me along the road. A few years ago I decided it was time for me to pass on what I've picked up over the years to new generations of players. You'll find a wide variety of music, chords and tabs on my site - all freely downloadable - relating to over 300 videos...
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Dulcimer makers, luthier, and musician: custom Appalachian mountain dulcimers using the best of traditional and contemporary techniques. I have been performing, teaching and making instruments since the mid 1970’s. During the 1980’s I toured throughout the United States and performed at many folk festivals, dulcimer festivals and concert venues. I recorded two records (Yes, records, the big...
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Enjoy the simple, sweet tones of these finely manufactured instruments.The Mountain or Appalachian dulcimer is one of the easiest of all stringed instruments to play.The Dulcimer is in the midst of a great revival. People around the world are buying, building and playing this unique and historic musical instrument! I hand craft each of my dulcimers in my woodshop, located in beautiful Elliott...
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Welcome to the Mountain Dulcimer Players of Lancaster. And that's why a dulcimer can be so easy to play...as long as it's in tune...just play one string...and you make music....on a bagpipe with strings. The Mountain Dulcimer is also known as a Lap, Fretted, Traditional or Appalachian Dulcimer. It is one of a very few purely American instruments. A dulcimer has four (or three strings.) The bass...
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