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You Can Teach Yourself Hammered Dulcimer

You Can Teach Yourself Hammered Dulcimer

SKU: MacNeil - Book

This is one of our best-selling hammered dulcimer books in the store!  Madeline says:  "This book begins with tuning tips and scales, then continues with arrangements to help you with skill building.  Some of the tunes are standards at old time music jams while others are favorites of players of all kinds of instruments.  Guitar chords accompany all of the arrangements except one, and I hope you find someone to join in the music."  The book comes with online audio.  Topics include:

  • Dulcimer layout
  • Hammers
  • The marks on your bridge tops
  • Tuning
  • Your dulcimer stand
  • Playing in rhythm
  • Playing tunes
  • Exploring the keys
  • Hammering patterns
  • Duplicated notes
  • Hammering exercises

...and more!  Tunes you'll learn include:  Golden Slippers, Annie Laurie, Deck the Halls, Amazing Grace, Simple Gifts and Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring and many more.

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