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Bing Futch - Method For Bass Mountain Dulcimer

Item Number 9011081

Regular price $30.00

Bing Futch’s “Method For Bass Mountain Dulcimer the most comprehensive how-to-learn-the-dulcimer book available. From learning “just enough” theory to get you playing, to adding embellishments and rhythmic variations, this instruction book is the gold standard for any dulcimer player that’s adding the bass mountain dulcimer to his or her instrumental mix.

Learn to play backup with any genre of music, learn how to solo, and learn how to “make it up as you go”. Most importantly, have fun playing your bass mountain dulcimer!

Typically tuned to DAD (just like a standard dulcimer, but tuned down an entire octave), the bass mountain dulcimer fills a unique niche in both solo and ensemble performances.

Audio tracks are included with this bass mountain dulcimer book (as a free download at Here's a link to the page with the audio files.

This book is published by Folkcraft® Instruments, under the Fingers Of Steel® imprint.

Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
J Roberts
Bass Dulcimer Book

Helpful book. I enjoy the exercises provided. The audio files are helpful for practice as well.
Hopefully, I can learn the techniques covered in the book.

Method for Bass dulcimer

Just arrived, ready for my Bass to arrive. The audio files really sold it for me. The book looks to be straight forward as the sample pages showed. I’ll report back more after I get to dig into it.

Owen Lewis

As usual Bing keeps things pretty simple.

I have other books by BING
Learned alot about the fretboard, pickup amplifiers and more.

I also had to get a L R Braggs acoustic D.I. because I didn't have a preamp in my dulcimer I just had a standard pickup.

I enjoy the exercises in the books

Over all it is a very good book very educational.

I highly recommend this book to anyone who is looking forward are to playing the bass dulcimer.

Jesse Shelor
Great book by a great musician

This book was recommended to me by a Bass instructor at a festival. i was told of the few Bass Dulcimer books available, make sure I get this book. Sound advice (pun intended) if ever i heard it.