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Caleb Dan Bennett
@caleb-dan-bennett
09/25/17 09:47:44PM
8 posts

Chinese Dulcimer Or Yangqin In Question And Setup


Adventures with 'other' instruments...

You might try a Budist temple for information on that instrument. I know my granddaughter is part Laotian and danced at the temple and they had those hammered dulcimer type instrument and others.

Caleb Dan Bennett
@caleb-dan-bennett
09/14/17 12:15:50AM
8 posts

Ukulele construction


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Do you use a heating blanket for bending sides?

Caleb Dan Bennett
@caleb-dan-bennett
11/21/16 01:03:14PM
8 posts

Native American Flutes


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You can't have too many flutes I say! lol

Caleb Dan Bennett
@caleb-dan-bennett
08/16/16 10:49:28PM
8 posts

Tinwhistle / penny whistles


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Check out Becker Whistles. I bought 2 one alto G and one soprano C. They sound amazing. Made from PVC.  $15.00 each.

Caleb Dan Bennett
@caleb-dan-bennett
08/06/16 07:06:49PM
8 posts

Native American Flutes


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Original NAF weren't tuned to any key. They were made according to a person's size of arm and hand. It was called grandfather tuning. Each flute was tuned to itself.

 

 

Caleb Dan Bennett
@caleb-dan-bennett
08/06/16 07:04:09PM
8 posts

Help! (dulcimer acquisition disease)


General mountain dulcimer or music discussions

Only thing I can tell you is you're just getting started. lol I had to start making them since I can't afford to buy them. lol I think I got somewhere around 15 or so now. Good luck!

 

Caleb Dan Bennett
@caleb-dan-bennett
07/25/16 08:55:26PM
8 posts



That's an interesting shaped dulcimer. Unusual headstock too.  Nice I like it!

Caleb Dan Bennett
@caleb-dan-bennett
07/24/16 12:48:13PM
8 posts

Most "Fun" Pieces.


General mountain dulcimer or music discussions

NO! lol I'm a Pepsi man lol But you are right the song was for Coca-Cola  yuck lol

 

Caleb Dan Bennett
@caleb-dan-bennett
07/17/16 05:14:02PM
8 posts

Native American Flutes


Adventures with 'other' instruments...

Bm flute plays well with dulcimer tuned DAdd. I had a chance to play my dulcimer with a friend at flute circle while he acompanied me with a Bm flute

 

Caleb Dan Bennett
@caleb-dan-bennett
07/31/15 11:54:37AM
8 posts



I have 5 dulcimers, 3 I bought and 2 I made, a strum stick, lap steel guitar I made, and 8 or 9 Native American Flutes, also a penny whistle. I only play or am learning to play the dulcimer and flutes.

Caleb Dan Bennett
@caleb-dan-bennett
07/20/15 12:43:00PM
8 posts

Number of dulcimers


General mountain dulcimer or music discussions

I now have five dulcimers and a strum stick. I thought the more dulcimers I have the better I would be able to play. lol  Didn't work that way! lol

My first was a used Apple Creek student or kit, not sure, I bought used. My next one was a McSpadden teardrop I ordered custom made. then I got a like new McNally strum stick off of Craig'sList. I bought a like new used McSpadden hour glass all walnut. My last two I made myself, a mini dulcimer and a ginger sized dulcimer. I am now making a stick dulcimer of my own design. lol When will it stop?! lol

 

Caleb Dan Bennett
@caleb-dan-bennett
07/12/15 11:51:35AM
8 posts

Autoharp resources?


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I've been to a couple of Cathy Brittel's workshops. She is absolutely a great teacher and very nice person. One of the best autoharpist in the world, IMHO lol

 

Caleb Dan Bennett
@caleb-dan-bennett
12/04/13 01:50:42PM
8 posts

Ocarinas


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I love the NA flute too! Infact I like them so much I have 6 and just sent some wood this morning to a flute maker to have one made. lol I even attend 3 different flute circles in my area. Tons of fun