Canadian Dulcimer Boy

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Location: Toronto
Country: Canada

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Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • 3 weeks ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on Aura Lee (Love Me Tender):
"I remember learning this song in school under the name Aura Lee and making the Elvis connection later. Lovely playing and singing."
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • one month ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on Cantiga #302 - Arranged for mountain dulcimer:
"Thank you. Being that this was recorded with little rehearsing after coming up with the arrangement, I will be revisiting it to tighten up the parts and get..."
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Composition in G minor":
"Ah yes, I actually have an app that does this. Great idea fro doing the play along thing. In the end I just did the transposing thing and made a recording of..."
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • one month ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on Cantiga #302 - Arranged for mountain dulcimer:
"Glad you liked it. jost: Lovely"
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • one month ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on Cantiga #302 - Arranged for mountain dulcimer:
"Thanks! Robin Thompson: Very cool, Canadian Dulcimer Boy.  "
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • one month ago • comments: 6
Posted a new YouTube video:
Cantiga #302 - Arranged for mountain dulcimer
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Composition in G minor":
"So I’m almost done my arrangement transposed from Gm to Dm. In the end, this really seems the best option. Just means I can’t play along with youtube videos..."
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • 2 months ago • comments: 8
Posted a new Comment on Jessica Comeau- Cantiga 119:
"Beautiful playing as always. ;-) Amazing how well suited the Cantigas are to the mountain dulcimer. I'm currently working on your arrangement for Canatiga..."
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Composition in G minor":
"Thanks for the suggestion. Could be done but I want the minor chord to play open. Plus, there’s a certain sound quality when one tunes down to CGc and capo..."
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Composition in G minor":
"I was thinking that but seems like too much of a hassle. Tonight I ended up transposing to D minor. Tuned to Cgc with capo on the first fret. Chord..."
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Composition in G minor":
"Hi all, I have a pc I want to arrange for mountain dulcimer. It's traditionally played in G minor. Altogether 3 chords, G Minor, Bb major and F major. I'm..."
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • 2 months ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on asheville girls:
"Sounds fun, would have liked to hear more. ;-) Cheers from Toronto!"
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • 2 months ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on Mama I done bought me a dulcimer:
"Thanks Robin. Funny, I instinctually started playing in that style before I heard other players on Youtube. Now I know there are soooo many approaches to..."
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • 2 months ago • comments: 4
Posted a new YouTube video:
Mama I done bought me a dulcimer
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • 2 months ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on Am I Born to Die AND Wayfaring Stranger:
"Very nice. So tranquil. A great song to sit out in the backyard in the summer time to play."
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • 2 months ago • comments: 7
Posted a new Comment on Cantiga 384 on a Celtic Strum:
"A beautiful piece and well played. I look forward to exploring some cantiga variations as I improve on the dulcimer. "
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Confusion over Rueben's Train":
"Wow, thank you for the very thorough response. I'm thinking Reuben's Train has passed by a couple of times during this involved discussion, we better not..."
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Confusion over Rueben's Train":
"As to the Public Domain, just meaning I can record and release it without violating a copyright. So must be old enough, about 100 years or more. Most of the..."
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Confusion over Rueben's Train":
"For me, I hear that there's 2 distinct sections in the dulcimer pc. There's a dramatic chord change and distinct rhythm change letting you know you're in..."
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Confusion over Rueben's Train":
"Ya, I'm kinda thinking that they are 2 totally different tunes. Any idea who wrote the one played by dulcimer and if the song is in the public domain? I may..."
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Confusion over Rueben's Train":
"I recently stumbled upon a video of dulcimer players playing a tune called Rueben's Train. I've since seen other videos but the ones with dulcimer players..."
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Introduce Yourself!":
"Honestly, Richard, if I knew what I was buying I would have gladly paid way more for it. ;-) Richard Streib: What a wonderful find Canadian Dulcimer Boy...."
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Introduce Yourself!":
"Hi Lois, if/when I buy a new super deluxe dulcimer, I will certainly be sharing my original find. ;-) Lois Sprengnether Keel: Oh my, Dulcimer Boy, your..."
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • 2 months ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on Tuning issue (including breaking a string):
"Thanks, Ken for the tips on what to look for...and uh...the Note about tuning a singing string, not a silent one. Dang, I've made the mistake a couple of..."
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • 2 months ago • comments: 3
Created a new Group discussion "Tuning issue (including breaking a string)":
"Hi all, I recently got an old dulcimer and have had a ton of fun learning to play it. However, sometimes when I tune back up to DAD from CGC I hear a single..."
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Introduce Yourself!":
"Thanks, John, Robin, Dusty. :-)"
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Introduce Yourself!":
"Hi Folks, I stumbled upon a weird wooden instrument covered in dust, with a couple of old, floppy strings in an antique shop in Ontario, Canada. I was told..."
Canadian Dulcimer Boy
@canadian-dulcimer-boy • 2 months ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on @canadian-dulcimer-boy:
"Thanks for the welcome. I’m looking forward to learning lots and sharing some tunes!"

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Canadian Dulcimer Boy

Tuning issue (including breaking a string)


Hi all, I recently got an old dulcimer and have had a ton of fun...
@Canadian Dulcimer Boy 2 months ago - Comments: 3

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Ben Barr Jr
03/30/22 08:50:12AM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Canadian Dulcimer, 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.

Ben


Ken Longfield
03/27/22 08:38:16PM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD Canadian Dulcimer Boy. It is good to have you aboard. I look forward to your participation in these discussions.

Ken

"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."


Canadian Dulcimer Boy
03/27/22 07:43:46PM @canadian-dulcimer-boy:

Thanks for the welcome. I’m looking forward to learning lots and sharing some tunes! nod


Jim Fawcett
03/27/22 07:24:24PM @jim-fawcett:

Hey CDB, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.


Richard Streib
03/27/22 06:48:38PM @richard-streib:

Welcome Canadian Dulcimer Boy to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a great community of folks from whom to learn and with whom to become great dulcimer friends.