A perfect book for the beginning mountain dulcimer player. Learn the parts of the dulcimers, how to tune, strum, play from traditional notation, as well as tablature, and discover how easy it is to play chords and your favorite tunes!
Equipment: Part of a Dulcimer, Tools, Strings, Picks,Tuners, Straps, Fret Markers, Tuning 1-5-8 or Mixolydian Ear vs. Electronic Notes Scales Mixolydian vs. Major First Songs By Ear and By Tablature (Fret Numbers) By Notes Rhythm Hand and Strumming Fingerpicking Introduction to Chords Two Chord Songs Three Chord Songs Finger Positions, Getting around the melody string Melody Across the Strings Picking the middle string More Chord Theory I- IV- V Chord Progression Chords in D Major Combining chords and melodies
Includes Amazing Grace Bile Them Cabbage Down Buffalo Gals Camptown Races Chanters Tune Going to Boston Gray Cat on a Tennessee Farm Happy Land Home On The Range Lil’ Liza Jane Old Joe Clark Oh, Susanna Rock-A My Soul Shortnin’ Bread Soldiers Joy Streets of Laredo Susanna Gal What A Friend We Have In Jesus What’ll I Do With The Baby-O
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