Dusty Turtle

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youtube videos: 64
images: 24
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videos: 8
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Dusty Turtle
@dusty • 2 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "How to train my ear":
"@austinpmckenzie, that's an interesting piece on functional ear training. Having just skimmed it once, I don't know for sure that I fully understand it, but..."
Dusty Turtle
@dusty • 2 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Traditional role of the mountain dulcimer.":
"In my opinion, the best (meaning accurate and short) history of the dulcimer is the piece written by Dr. Lucy Long and available at the Bear Meadow website:..."
Dusty Turtle
@dusty • 4 days ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on Dona Nobis Pacem:
"Kudos to student and teacher both! And Bear Meadow was a student of Sunhearth.  How appropriate!"
Dusty Turtle
@dusty • 6 days ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on Learning "Double Thumbing":
"Ah, I get it. I would call that an alternating thumb pattern because the thumb alternates between the melody and middle strings. It is similar to a very..."
Dusty Turtle
@dusty • 6 days ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on Learning "Double Thumbing":
"John, I don't know that book, but my guess is that double thumbing is just a technique of striking a string twice with your thumb, once going out and once..."
Dusty Turtle
@dusty • one week ago • comments: 13
Posted a new Comment on In Knee-Deep Snow :
"This is absolutely wonderful, Robin.  I love the back-and-forth, the weaving of the two instruments.  It's playful but also restrained. Each instrument..."
Dusty Turtle
@dusty • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Introduce Yourself!":
"Hi @matthewlyon and welcome to FOTMD.  Glad to hear you've come back to the mountain dulcimer again.  And certainly, playing a dulcimer with really high..."
Dusty Turtle
@dusty • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Maple, and only maple, for a dulcimer?":
"You do indeed see lots of dulcimers made entirely of a single hard tonewood, most commonly walnut, but cherry and maple as well.  They are not as common as..."
Dusty Turtle
@dusty • 4 weeks ago • comments: 7
Posted a new Comment on Dry & Dusty:
"Strumelia: Scurvy? You've got actual lime/lemon/orange trees in your backyard, right?  No excuses!   True dat.  And a red grapefruit tree I planted last..."
Dusty Turtle
@dusty • 4 weeks ago • comments: 7
Posted a new Comment on Dry & Dusty:
"Ha!  Not sure about the sailors, @Strumelia.  Maybe I had scurvy when I recorded it. I learned this tune from some sheet music I found on a fiddle site..."
Dusty Turtle
@dusty • one month ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on from Susie Glaze on Jean's "One I Love":
"I got your back, sister. Robin Thompson: *my apology for misspelling Susie's name in the discussion title  "
Dusty Turtle
@dusty • one month ago • comments: 6
Liked a group discussions item created by @robin-thompson: from Susie Glaze on Jean's "One I Love"
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