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Making an Appalachian dulcimer

Bailey, John writer on music

Making an Appalachian dulcimer

photographs, Russ Woolnough.

by Bailey, John writer on music

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Published by English Folk Dance & Song Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dulcimer -- Construction

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEnglish Folk Dance and Song Society.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML1016 D8 B3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination52 p.
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17403807M

    Folkcraft Instruments has been crafting handmade mountain dulcimers since We've been providing the best dulcimers, plus the dulcimer cases, tab books, dulcimer string sets, and everything else a mountain dulcimer player needs. We even provide dulcimer parts - machine heads and wood parts - for builders of all skill levels. We're happy to build a custom mountain dulcimer for you, make .   He specializes in hammered dulcimers and has made more than 8, instruments. A distantly related instrument called the Appalachian dulcimer is thought to have originated in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

    - Explore billmackenzie77's board "Dulcimer Plans" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Mountain dulcimer, Dulcimer music and Mountain music.9 pins.   In addition, cheap imports come from countries such as China, Pakistan, and Romania and are slowly making their way into the American dulcimer market. For those who wish to construct a dulcimer on their own, Making an Appalachian Dulcimer, written by John Bailey, is one book which provides instructions for building a dulcimer that is still in.

      In true mountain style, Mr. Amburgey was related to “Uncle Ed” Thomas (), credited with pioneering the Appalachian, or mountain, dulcimer with its heart-shaped sound holes and an. The Appalachian mountain dulcimer is an American folk instrument and comes in all sizes and shapes: from a rectangular Tennessee music box to highly ornately curved violin-like shapes. People made them with whatever local materials that were readily available to them and traced the shapes that were pleasing to them.


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Making an Appalachian dulcimer by Bailey, John writer on music Download PDF EPUB FB2

Dulcimer: What is a Dulcimer. (Definition and History of Dulcimer Music. The book is suppose to give enough information to build a Dulcimer. The book is poorly written. Also the drawings were unreadable even with a magnifying glass.

If the book would have enclosed full size plans of the two type plus included more info about how the string are attached would help a lot/5(11).

Get this from a library. Making an Appalachian dulcimer. [John Bailey, writer on music.; English Folk Dance and Song Society.]. Complete Book of Celtic Music for Appalachian Dulcimer Mark Nelson.

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Dean Kimball, Constructing the Mountain Dulcimer Chet Hines, How to make and play the Dulcimore. This book shows how to make a "masterpiece dulcimore", but the large, violin-shaped dulcimer is relatively rare (and hard to make). Homer Ledford Dulcimer Maker: The Craft of.

In North America the Appalachian (or mountain) dulcimer is very well known. In the rest of the world, a short introduction may be in order. This is what they look like; one I made in The instrument appeared in the eastern USA in the mid 19th century. Used for dancing and vocal accompianment, the dulcimer nearly died out in the 20th century.

Here are two books that offer just about everything you need to know to make your first dulcimer: “Constructing The Mountain Dulcimer” by Dean Kimball “Dulcimer People” by Jean Ritchie contains a clear and concise chapter on how to make a dulcimer.

Making mistakes is an important part of the learning process so don’t let them discourage you. Draw a center line down the middle of the soundboard or top of the mountain dulcimer and place the fretboard on it. Trace the outline of the fretboard, remove it, and apply glue just inside the marks.

Clamp the fretboard to the soundboard and allow the glue to dry. Building Supplies & Plans All products Filter Banjo Plans Brass Rod & Delrin Rod Dulcimer Plans End Pin Jacks Fingerboards Fingers Of Steel Publications Fret Reference Books Fret Wire And Screws Guitar Plans Hardware Kits Heads Kerfing Mandolin Plans Nuts And Bridges Pickups Plans Position Dots Rosettes Sale Side Sets Strap Buttons Tools Tops.

Making an Appalachian Dulcimer. John Bailey (writer on music.) English Folk Dance & Song Society, - Appalachian dulcimer - 51 pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Section 1.

3: Section 2. The dulcimer I’m building here—and the one shown above—occupy the middle ground. Just ahead, I’ll show you how to make an heirloom-quality dulcimer that’s fun to play on your own or to give as a gift to any aspiring musician.

Let’s play. The Mel Bay Dulcimer Chord Book is small in size making it easy to bring along with you to your dulcimer classes or jams with your musician friends.

This product is more suitable for people who prefer to play notes rather than tabs, but beginners shouldn’t have much trouble following along.

Download project guides and plans from RoyUnderhill books Confirm Your Local Station To help you find your favorite shows and great local content, we've selected a PBS station in your area. Making an Appalachian dulcimer. London, English Folk Dance & Song Society [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Bailey; English Folk Dance and Song Society.

The Appalachian dulcimer or dulcimore is generally hourglass-shaped with three to five strings and frets (low ridges against which the strings are pressed). Its strings are plucked with the fingers, a pick, or a quill, and the player's left hand holds a stick or plectrum on the strings as a.

Appalachian dulcimers are instruments with a long and proud history. They’ve seen use all the way back to the early half of the s. The mountain dulcimer is an invention of Scottish and Irish pioneers. These pioneers settled in the Appalachia area of North America.

It’s from this place that the instrument gets its name. This is footage I captured while building my Appalachian (Mountain) Dulcimer.

Considering it was my first attempt, I'm pretty happy with the results. This is not meant to be a how to video. If you. Make sure you have the right cobination before you proceed.

Wet the kerf with a single drop of water and tap the fretwire in at one end with a smooth-faced hammer. Barry Does anyone know where I can get free plans for building an Appalachian Mountain Dulcimer.

Or a book on building one. Thanks. Because a Mountain Dulcimer (also called "Appalachian Dulcimer" or "Dulcimore") is a folk instrument, it comes in a variety of shapes and sizes.

The most common are the teardrop and hourglass shapes. At left is a teardrop dulcimer. The top holds the tuning knobs and the body or box is the entire length of the instrument.This basic mountain dulcimer lesson is for people who have yet to meet the Appalachian mountain dulcimer or who might enjoy an introduction to the playing st.

Guitar Logo World Referral: Bing demonstrates a neat trick for learning to play basic chords in three different keys using the capo.Bear Meadow Fine Appalachian Dulcimers Dwain Wilder. Internationally recognized as one of the two or three leading builders of the traditional Appalachian dulcimer (or.

Hand-built from the Finest American Materials. My goal is making Appalachian dulcimers of superb beauty, projection, voice and action. The information in these pages will give.