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@skip • 3 weeks ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on Dulcimer music for a beginner:
"I have a 5-string, I removed the 2nd and 4th, then tuned to DAd. Then the problem goes away and you can learn without that distraction. Note I did this for..."
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@skip • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Recommendations for best software for splitting PDFs?":
"I use PDFSam Basic it's open source [free]. Be aware that you will need to go back and merge any multiple page tunes."
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@skip • one month ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on Aeolian & Dorian Modes for a baritone?:
"154 for dorian 157 for aolian"
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@skip • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Misplaced fret":
"Since you have 2 MD, If they have the same VSL they should be the same spacing. Otherwise just use a fret calculator to give reference numbers. "
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@skip • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "what to clean a dulcimer with":
"Will they scrape off? The fretboard probably has no finish to damage [oiled?], so you could try using a new single sided razor blade [or fine {400} grit..."

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Chord Resource and new tuning.


Here is an amazing chord generator for those playing 4 equidistant...
@Skip 4 months ago - Comments: 0
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Non removable ID on copies.


I was wondering earlier today if builders of replicas of collectible MDs...
@Skip 7 months ago - Comments: 6
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Dad/DAA duet


After watching a couple of introductory recorder videos using f/c tuned...
@Skip last year - Comments: 3
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Tuning tip


 You will need a tuner that displays frequency. There are a number of...
@Skip last year - Comments: 0
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Does using a capo change the key or not


Using a capo does NOT change the key on a MD, it changes the MODE and...
@Skip 4 years ago - Comments: 31
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Mountain Dulcimers in the Rio Grande Valley [RGV]


Anyone coming to, or living in, the RGV is invited to play with our MD...
@Skip 6 years ago - Comments: 0
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Tuning VS Keys, Clearing the air


Many folks seem to equate tuning and key. They are NOT the same, or...
@Skip 6 years ago - Comments: 1
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TablEdit Viewer for Android


Just saw this for anyone interested....
@Skip 9 years ago - Comments: 0
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Finding the volume of a MD body during the build.


Line the body of the dulcimer before final glue up of the top/bottom...
@Skip 11 years ago - Comments: 32
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What's your choice for a tuning?


I have my dulcimer and banjo-dulcimer tuned to DF#A right now but may...
@Skip 12 years ago - Comments: 3
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Circle of fifths, intervals


I'm still figuring this site out. I don't work with photo's much....
@Skip 12 years ago - Comments: 14

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Latest Forum Discussions

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Tempered tuning

Posted: Monday September 13 2021, 5:31 PM
By: @Skip

Is there someplace I can find the tunings...

Posted: Tuesday September 18 2012, 8:59 PM
By: @Skip

Mixed, compatible tunings.

Posted: Friday August 3 2012, 11:54 PM
By: @Paul Certo

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Ann T. Evans
05/20/19 12:22:43PM @ann-t-evans:

Thanks... I just downloaded a trial copy on my computer & it looks like just what I need!


John Keane
10/20/11 05:06:12PM @john-keane:
Howdy and welcome to FOTMD from a former Arkansan (El Dorado)!
Jim Fawcett
10/20/11 04:37:05PM @jim-fawcett:
Hey Skip, welcome aboard. Glad ay found us.