If you are an avid fan of the older traditional mountain dulcimer playing styles and music, declare your old fashion passion here amongst kindred souls similarly addicted! ;D
Latest Activity: Nov 16
When I try to play noter drone, my dulcimer sounds kind of whiney. I never was a fan of the sitar and that's almost what it sounds like. I have similar results on all 3 of my dulcimers and not too…Continue
Started by Cindi Zechman. Last reply by Cindi Zechman Oct 27.
The English Folk Dance and Song Society recently finish the enormous task of gathering together and digitizing the major collections of songs,dances and other material that were collected and…Continue
Started by Steve Battarbee. Last reply by Steve Battarbee Oct 20.
I'm sure its probably just a question of time and experience and that I am showing my musical ignorance but other than trial and error how can you tell if a tune or song you like will be suitable for…Continue
Started by Steve Battarbee. Last reply by Pete Ellertsen Oct 11.
Just tossing this out.I have a noter/drone dulcimer with staple frets and two fixed drone strings close together. I need suggestions for string tunings for playing modal tunes. Tune suggestions…Continue
Started by Gary Urick. Last reply by Ken Hulme Sep 25.
Friends,Mark and I put this little tune together several weeks ago-- it is named to honor our old & goofy little dog. NOTES: I am strumming with a plastic pick cut from the lid of a can of…Continue
Started by Robin Thompson. Last reply by Robin Thompson Aug 3.