Hi Sheltie. You should read the posts I have written with beginner's help to understand dulcimer modes: http://dulcimer-noter-drone.blogspot.com/2010/09/few-of-my-posts-about-modes.html
Without first reading and understanding the basics of that, it would be extremely hard fro you to determine what mode a song should be played in.
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Greetings from Vermont and welcome to the site. I'm a Boxer/English Mastiff lover. Can't imagine life without my girl.
Welcome, Sheltielover, to this little corner of dulcimer heaven. Hope you enjoy it here.
Hi Sheltie, and welcome to the wonderful world of the Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. It's a good place to come, spend some time, learn about the dulcimer, and to meet some good people.
Hey Sheltie, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.