Fun with the Dulcimer by Virgil Hughes. For Dulcimer (Mountain). Methods. Fun With. All Styles. Beginning. Book. 32 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.93310).
ISBN 9780871664419. All Styles. 8.75" x 11.75" inches.
This beginner's method presents clear, concise instruction for learning to play the traditional three-stringed mountain dulcimer. Thirty-eight songs are taught with notation and fret numbers for each note. Chord symbols are also included for playing with guitar, banjo, or another chording instrument. Melody playing with drones and basic chord playing are both taught. Lyrics are included with the songs for added fun. From the time this text was first published, it has been a steady best seller.
Location: from McMinnville, OR
April 27, 2011
Wonderful if you already know your theory
This book has a great price, and a good amount of well-known songs, if you already know your music theory. The book starts you out with dotted eights and sixteenth notes extremely early, so be sure to brush up on your counting. This book tunes to the key of C...
21 of 40 people found this review helpful.
Location: from NC
November 14, 2008
Found what I was looking for
I built a dulcimer in 1978 and at one time could play about 30 songs, but I put it aside for about 20 years and all I remembered was 3 or 4. The MAIN thing was that you included the name of the songs in the book. Not buying a...
19 of 42 people found this review helpful.