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You Can Teach Yourself Dulcimer (Book + Online Audio/Video)

   
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Madeline MacNeil's performances are characterized by her effortless vocals and impeccable mountain and hammered dulcimer playing. In this book she reveals some of the secrets of her success with the mountain dulcimer. Early on, she reminds the reader that the dulcimer is not a toy or a stringed kazoo but a serious, expressive musical instrument capable of stretching as far as the imagination. She endorses both playing by ear and learning to read standard notation. In easily-understood language she manages to explore some very complex, even esoteric concepts, making this a particularly valuable book for the beginning instrumentalists. You Can Teach Yourself Dulcimer is simply a great fundamental book. Twelve intensive lessons in 95 pages. Standard notation and tablature. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Now with online Audio and Video download available.

Song List:

Ah Poor Bird, Hey Ho, Rose Red        
Amazing Grace        
Arkansas Traveler        
Au Clair De La Lune        
Away In A Manger        
Boil That Cabbage Down        
Bonnie Tyneside       
Country Gardens        
Cripple Creek        
Down In The Valley        
Flop Eared Mule       
Goin To Boston        
Golden Slippers        
Greensleeves        
Harvest Home       
Home On The Range        
John Brown's Dream        
Lo, How A Rose E'er Blooming        
Ode To Joy       Ludwig Van Beethoven 
Oh, Susanna       Stephen Foster 
Shady Grove       Stephen Foster 
She'll Be Coming 'Round The Mountain       
Simple Gifts       Stephen Foster 
Soldiers Joy       Stephen Foster 
The Ash Grove       Stephen Foster 
The Willow Song       Stephen Foster 
Waterbound       Stephen Foster 
When Johnny Comes Marching Home        
Whiskey Before Breakfast