Sheet Music and Books for Dulcimer
Mel Bay's First Lessons Hammered Dulcimer -by- Linda Thomas. Book+CD. ISBN 9780786662906.
NEW instruction book for Hammered Dulcimer. Designed to instruct beginning players, with a
collection of melodies written in standard notation with lyrics and
suggested chords for accompanying instruments; the accompanying CD offers two
tracks for each selection to include a performance track with rhythm guitar, and
an instructional track with detailed phrase-by-phrase demonstration. 31 pages. MB20066BCD. (Mel Bay Publications, 2002)
NEW Softcover dulcimer book with CD. NEW. (3)
Mel Bay's First Lessons Dulcimer DAD Tuning -by-Joyce Ochs. Book+CD. ISBN 9780786650910.
NEW instruction book for Dulcimer DAD Tuning. A technique book for the beginning Lap Dulcimer player, with DAD
tuning which provides a major scale with the 6-1/2 fret and chords can be made flexible by inverting the bass
and melody fretting; with an accompanying CD. 32 pages. MB98388BCD. (Mel Bay Publications, 2002) NEW Softcover
dulcimer book with CD. NEW. (2)
The Dulcimer Book -by- Jean Ritchie. ISBN 0825600162. Being a book about the
Three-Stringed Appalachian Dulcimer, including some ways of tuning and playing; some recollections of
its local history in Perry and Knott Counties, Kentucky; some observations on the probable origins of
the instrument in the old countries of Europe; with plentiful photographic illustrations and drawings; and
with the words and music of some 16 songs from the Ritchie Family of Kentucky. Used softcover book.
45 pages. (Oak Publications. 1963) Covers are grubby and worn on edges. Name and date written on first page.
Foxing on edges of pages. Else pages are very good. List of songs:
Bachelor's Ball; Barb'ry Ellen' Dear Companion; Go Tell Aunt Rhodie; Goin' Down Town; Goin' to Boston;
Ground Hog; O Johnny's on The Water; Old Betty Larkin; Old Joe Clark; Over The River, Charlie; Pretty
Betty Martin; Pretty Polly; Pretty Saro; Shady Grove; What'll I Do With The Baby-O?
Jean Ritchie's Dulcimer People -by- Jean Ritchie. ISBN 0825601428. A gathering of friends
old and new who here contribute their collective dulcimer experiences, news, memories, snapshots, playing
styles, tuning and tablature methods, favorite songs, opinions, advice and information on where to buy, how to
build, and where to listen to the Appalachian dulcimer. Used softcover book. 128 pages. (Oak Publications.
1975) Name and address of previous owner written on second page. Covers are grubby and worn. Spine chipped at
bottom. Foxing on edges of pages. Else pages are very good.
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