Getting Into Hammered Dulcimer by Linda G. Thomas. For Dulcimer (Hammered). Methods. Getting Into. Acoustic Music. Multiple Levels. Book/CD Set. 72 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.20452BCD).
ISBN 9780786679409. Acoustic Music. 8.75" x 11.75" inches.
Getting Into Hammered Dulcimer is designed as a "crash course" for hammered dulcimer enthusiasts of ALL experience levels. The fourteen song titles, in standard notation, offer a variety of styles and are presented in the following format; 1. Basic Melody, 2. Embellished/Variation and 3. Back-up Chords/Accompaniment. Additional topics include layout of the hammered dulcimer, tips for tuning, basic theory, major/relative minor scales, chords charts, and playing modulations. The companion CD is recorded to offer three tracks for each selection; 1. Basic melody, 2. Embellished Melody/Variation and 3. Back-up accompaniment.