Jean Ritchie - Traditional Mountain Dulcimer

Item number 1310027, Regular price $20.00

This easy and immediately playable introduction to the mountain dulcimer will get anyone playing, regardless of prior musical experience! The CD lesson starts with simple songs, then adds instrumentals, scales and tunings that will build your musical understanding, dexterity and technique. You'll also learn a variety of strumming and picking techniques using your fingers and a flatpick. By the end of this lesson, you'll be prepared to go on to more advanced dulcimer techniques.

11 pages.

Song list:

Go Tell Aunt Rhodie - CGG Tuning
Goin' Downtown - CGG Tuning
What'll I Do With The Baby-o? - CGG Tuning
The Cuckoo - CGG Tuning
The Cruel Sea - DGG Tuning
Barbara Ellen - CGG Tuning
Old King Cole - CGG Tuning

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