Do you play chords and fret across all strings? Then this group is especially for you! This is the place for talking modern chord/melody style playing, the use of a capo, fretting on all strings, using additional frets, flatpicking melodies on all strings, and playing a variety of modern popular music.
Latest Activity: Mar 19
I'm a new player learning Morning Has Broken. I'm having difficulty with the beginning. Maybe my fingers are placed wrong for a smooth change. The tab is OOO 002 004 457. My problem is changing from…Continue
Started by Kathy. Last reply by Nicholas Rickford Grant Jan 19.
https://soundcloud.com/sirjonah/a-scarf-for-your-troubles Hello all. I am sharing my original song that…Continue
Started by jonah giuliano. Last reply by jonah giuliano Jan 19.
My dulcimer does chord-melody, Andrews Sisters-style, on "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree." Tuned DAd. No extra frets are used in this arrangement.In honor of the upcoming 70th anniversary of the…Continue
Started by Sam Edelston. Last reply by Sam Edelston Jan 18.
Okay, here's something completely different. John Philip Sousa's famous march, "The Liberty Bell."This is a ball-bustingly difficult arrangement to play clean, so after about 60 takes, I allowed…Continue
Started by Sam Edelston. Last reply by Mr. Phil Mcdaniel Nov 9, 2014.
Well how about it what can we come up with for getting our fingers working right? Switching between the cords like bar cords, L cords, slant cords, and all the stretches I just switch between the…Continue
Started by chris chitwood. Last reply by Guy Babusek Oct 1, 2014.
Hey folks! It's summer, which means it's all about the reggae sounds. I've been playing the dulimer for about 3 months now, so I'm new.Does anyone have any strumming techniques for reggae rhythms? Continue
Started by Carly. Last reply by Dusty Turtle Sep 2, 2014.
I am new to the dulcimer (and any other instrument) and trying to learn how to do pull offs and hammer ons correctly. I have a friend who is a wonderful player and he is trying to teach me to play by…Continue
Started by Daphne Wright. Last reply by Ken Hulme Aug 28, 2014.
I've been playing a couple of months now and am starting to get better at chords. However, the barre chords (000, 444, etc.) are a problem for me. I started out just laying one finger across the…Continue
Started by Colleen Hailey. Last reply by Ken Babb May 14, 2014.