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You Can Teach Yourself Mountain Dulcimer

You Can Teach Yourself Mountain Dulcimer

SKU: MacNeil - Book

In this best-selling beginner mountain dulcimer book, Madeline explores the basics such as: holding the dulcimer, tuning, strumming, scales and even problems!  She continues with various important topics like: reading tablature, ringering, chord study, fingerpicking, singing while you play, retuning your dulcimer (and why), DAD tuning, using a capo, changing strings and playing with others.  Most of the songs are written in DAA tuning.  Tunes include:

  • Are You sleeping
  • Ode to Joy
  • Au Clair de la Lune
  • Simple Gifts
  • Amazing Grace
  • Golden Slippers
  • The Ash Grove 
  • Shady Grove
  • Greensleeves
  • Whiskey Before Breakfast
  • Harvest Home
  • Country Gardens

...and more!

Please note:  this book is no longer available with a CD/DVD. This book now comes with online audio/video.

Maddie's been teaching the mountain dulcimer for years and has been on the faculty of the Augusta Heritage Arts Workshops and the Appalachian State University Dulcimer Workshop.

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