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Lullabies and Other Lilting Melodies for Dulcimer

Lullabies, Folk, and Classical Selections

By Lorinda Jones

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Dulcimer (mountain) - Beginning-Intermediate
Lullabies, Folk, and Classical Selections. Composed by Lorinda Jones. Saddle-stitched, Style, Ballads/Love Songs, Dulcimer: Mountain, Solos, Folk. Acoustic Music. Book. 40 pages. Mel Bay Publications, Inc #20103. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.20103).

Item Number: MB.20103

ISBN 9780786668489. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

This compilation of tunes is designed to soothe the savage beast. The contents of the book are divided, almost equally, under the headings of Lullabies, Classical Selections, and Folk Melodies. All are arranged for the mountain dulcimer in 1-5-8 (Mixolydian tuning), except for one in 1-4-8 (Reversed Ionian tuning). Along with the tablature notation, traditional music notation indicates the melody, suggested chords, and lyrics for many of the songs. An intermediate player should feel comfortable with the music, as the songs are written for both strumming and some finger picking patterns, and do utilize chords on all 3 strings.

  • All The Pretty Horses 
  • Andante  Performed by J. Kuffner
  • Annie Laurie 
  • Beautiful Dreamer  Performed by Stephen Foster
  • Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms 
  • Darling Nelly Gray  Performed by B. R. Handy
  • Dona Nobis Pacem 
  • Hard Times Come Again No More  Performed by Stephen Foster
  • I Will Sing a Lullaby  
  • Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring  Performed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • My Old Kentucky Home  Performed by Stephen Foster
  • My Wild Irish Rose 
  • Ode to Joy  Performed by Ludwig Van Beethoven
  • Oh, How Lovely Is The Evening 
  • Old Folks At Home  Performed by Stephen Foster
  • Rock-A-Bye Baby 
  • Serenade  Performed by R. De Visse
  • Slumber Song  Performed by F. Kuchen
  • Still, Still, Still 
  • The Cradle Song  Performed by J. Scott Skinner
  • The Mouning Song   Performed by Edvard Grieg
  • Traumerei  Performed by R. Schumann
  • Wild Mountain Thyme 
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