Elvensong

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Location: Tenino, WA
Country: USA

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Stats

Playlists: 1
SoundCloud Tracks: 8
youtube videos: 10
images: 12

I've been playing dulcimer since 1979. I built a kit complete with friction peg tuners. I played the heck out of that dulcimer for 7 years and performed on the Arena Stage at the 1986 Folklife Festival and the World's Fair in Vancouver, BC. I donated it to a friend's kid and decided to buy a Blue Lion and have been playing it ever since.

 

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Elvensong
@elvensong • 2 weeks ago • comments: 7
Posted a new Comment on Cluck Ol' Hen:
"Ariane: WOW! This is exceptional, Dean, and you top this tune off with your own sublime style. Did I see it correctly: did you invent a new picking style..."
Elvensong
@elvensong • 2 weeks ago • comments: 7
Posted a new Comment on Cluck Ol' Hen:
"Robin Thompson: Outstanding 'Ol Hen, Dean!   Thank so much Robin. That means a lot to me coming from one of my favorite players! Hugs to you and Mark  "
Elvensong
@elvensong • 2 weeks ago • comments: 7
Posted a new Comment on Cluck Ol' Hen:
"This is the Concert Grand built by Dwain Wilder at Bear Meadow Appalachian Mountain Dulcimers. Baritone tuned GDG. "
Elvensong
@elvensong • 2 weeks ago • comments: 7
Posted a new YouTube video:
Cluck Ol' Hen
Elvensong
@elvensong • one month ago • comments: 20
Posted a new Comment on Bugeilio'r Gwenith Gwyn/Cader Idris -- Welsh medley:
"You have a wonderful touch, Dusty. It's nice to hear the quiet side of the dulcimer"
Elvensong
@elvensong • 2 months ago • comments: 9
Posted a new Comment on Suo Gan:
"More collaborators! You certainly nailed this three song set. The group sounds tight and like you're having a wonderful time!  "
Elvensong
@elvensong • 2 months ago • comments: 9
Liked a soundcloud item created by @ariane: Suo Gan
Elvensong
@elvensong • 2 months ago • comments: 10
Liked a soundcloud item created by @ariane: Coleman's March
Elvensong
@elvensong • 2 months ago • comments: 3
Liked a soundcloud item created by @ariane: Bärentanz
Elvensong
@elvensong • 2 months ago • comments: 16
Liked a youtube item created by @jessica-comeau: Jessica Comeau- Wild Mountain Thyme
Elvensong
@elvensong • 2 months ago • comments: 2
Liked a youtube item created by @ron-zuckerman: Black Mountain Rag
Elvensong
@elvensong • 2 months ago • comments: 7
Liked a vimeo item created by @tssfulk: ”Små Grodorna”
Elvensong
@elvensong • 2 months ago • comments: 10
Posted a new Comment on Epinette des Vosges:
"Wonderful sound. So much bass for such a small instrument!"
Elvensong
@elvensong • 2 months ago • comments: 7
Liked a youtube item created by @grahame-hood: The Cuckoo
Elvensong
@elvensong • 2 months ago • comments: 12
Posted a new Comment on Prayer Before Daybreak Duo Mountain Dulcimer And Guitar:
"You two have the magic touch. You certainly know how to evoke emotions with your music. This is beautiful!"
Elvensong
@elvensong • 2 months ago • comments: 12
Liked a soundcloud item created by @robin-thompson: Prayer Before Daybreak Duo Mountain Dulcimer And Guitar
Elvensong
@elvensong • 2 months ago • comments: 10
Liked a music item created by @phil-myers: Reubens Train
Elvensong
@elvensong • 2 months ago • comments: 11
Liked a soundcloud item created by @dan: Wildwood Flower
Elvensong
@elvensong • 11 months ago • comments: 14
Robin and Mark have such a wonderful style. I had to share this wonderful new tune!
https://fotmd.com/robin-thompson/soundcloud/346/hatmaker-lane-original-tune-on-mountain-dulcimer-and-guitar
Elvensong
@elvensong • last year • comments: 3
Seeing Aaron O'Rourke, Janita Baker and Karen Mueller play makes me feel like I'm playing my dulcimer with a ball peen hammer. lol
https://fotmd.com/strumelia/group_discuss/2203/menucha-dulcimer-gathering-corbett-or

Latest Group Discussions

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Elvensong

Menucha Dulcimer gathering - Corbett, OR


Heading to Menucha Gathering in Corbett, OR April 11 - 14, 2018.   If...
@Elvensong last year - Comments: 3

Latest Audio

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Flight To Minas Tirith (with Frank Ledgerwood in 1986)
Eight Year Winter

Eight Year Winter


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last year - Comments: 6
Counting the Days

Counting the Days


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last year - Comments: 7
Smiley Kylie - first draft

Smiley Kylie - first draft


@Elvensong
last year - Comments: 11
Cerise, Cerise - featuring Ariane Klauer

Cerise, Cerise - featuring...


@Elvensong
last year - Comments: 5
Of Stormy Seas and Tall Ships Sailing
Cerise, Cerise - draft 2

Cerise, Cerise - draft 2


@Elvensong
last year - Comments: 1
A Touch of Spring - draft 2

A Touch of Spring - draft 2


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last year - Comments: 7

Latest Videos

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Cluck Ol' Hen

Cluck Ol' Hen


@Elvensong
2 weeks ago - Comments: 7
Dance of the Fretboard Fae

Dance of the Fretboard Fae


@Elvensong
11 months ago - Comments: 8
Flight To Minas Tirith

Flight To Minas Tirith


@Elvensong
11 months ago - Comments: 9
A Touch of Spring

A Touch of Spring


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last year - Comments: 26

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Latest Forum Discussions

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Comments

Strumelia
06/06/18 10:26:40AM @strumelia:

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Strumelia
05/16/18 10:12:33AM @strumelia:

Hi Elven-  the email address you are using for your FOTMD account is not jiving for our site notification system- all your site notifications are not being sent out to you because of it (like for when someone 'likes' your items, mentions you in a post, comments on your page, sends you a private message, etc).  To fix this situation you must use a different domain email address (gmail, outlook, yahoo would work fine, for example).  You can change this in your Account Settings.  I sent you two notes about this but I don't know if you've received them at your email address.   Thanks!


Anne R.
04/26/18 06:11:34PM @anne-r:

Elvensong: just love your profile picture of the dulcimer in a flower field. Is it a painting?


Slate Creek Dulcimers
04/18/18 07:53:54PM @slate-creek-dulcimers:

Thank you!


Benjamin W Barr Jr
04/10/18 06:59:56AM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Elven, 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


Richard Streib
04/09/18 07:49:32PM @richard-streib:

Welcome, Elvensong to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. It is awesome you are going to compete at Walnut Valley this year. Best wishes. Glad you joined.


Cat Brown
04/09/18 07:25:51PM @cat-brown:

Hi Elvensong...Welcome...glad you are here!


Rob N Lackey
04/09/18 05:56:20PM @rob-n-lackey:

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

Rob

 


Jim Fawcett
04/09/18 02:39:21PM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Elvensong, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.