Brenda Mangan


Location: Walhalla, SC
Country: USA

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I learned to play in the 70s from a Jeanie Ritchie fan, Dean Eades, and I have always played the traditional mountain way; noter and drones.  Dean taught how the drones harken back to the heritage of the mountain people who were Scotch/Irish in that the mountain dulcimer drones mimic the bagpipe drones. Also, I am rather proud of the Indian Head carved scroll of my Bill Young dulcimer. 

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Brenda Mangan
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Brenda Mangan
05/31/18 01:58:17PM @brenda-mangan:

Just an fyi, there is a Warren A May 1980 dulcimer up on ebay. It is not specified but looking at it one can tell it has "Kentucky Scale" placed frets, which his early ones did. I have 2 early Bob Mize which are Kentucky scaled, and it still intrigues me. I have in the past searched the internet and no one seems to know just why or how it came about.!29696!US!-1

Benjamin W Barr Jr
08/30/17 07:27:56AM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Brenda, 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.


Ken Longfield
08/25/17 08:57:31PM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD Brenda. It's good to have you aboard.


"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."

Rob N Lackey
08/25/17 07:04:24PM @rob-n-lackey:

Welcome, Brenda, to this little corner of dulcimer heaven. Hope you enjoy it here.



Jim Fawcett
08/25/17 07:22:36AM @jim-fawcett:

 Hey Brenda, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.