Gennaro

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Location: altoona, Pa
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Gennaro
@gennaro • 2 days ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on Wayfaring Stranger:
"Excellent. I just learned a very basic cover. I see I have work to do."
Gennaro
@gennaro • 6 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Modern Sheet Music/Tab?":
"Thanks Brian. I'll check those links. I think I'm trying to play tunes too soon. I've only had my dulcimer a week. I really should focus on fundamentals for..."
Gennaro
@gennaro • one week ago • comments: 19
Posted a new Comment on To Drive the Cold Winter Away:
"I'm a big fan of Loreena McKennitt. Beautiful cover.  I'd love to try this, but the link doesn't work and can't find it on your site. I enjoyed it anyway."
Gennaro
@gennaro • one week ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on Elk River Blues (demo):
"I enjoyed that. Thanks."
Gennaro
@gennaro • one week ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on Hard Time Killing Floor Blues - 28 Feb 16:
"I'm new here. I love this. So much of what I hear is incessant strumming. I don't know anything but this is the style of playing i prefer. I may take about a..."
Gennaro
@gennaro • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Modern Sheet Music/Tab?":
"I'm also looking for something more contemporary. Bought a 70 song tab book and am only interested in one song.  Cat Stevens' Morning has broken. Won't do..."
Gennaro
@gennaro • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Would like info on my new to me dulcimer.":
"I'm sure I'll be trying a variety of styles. I am going to grow my nails. I am currently trying just a thumb pick to get a better strum. My thumb nail works..."
Gennaro
@gennaro • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Would like info on my new to me dulcimer.":
"Ferrator: I have to admit to a bit of a bias. I was initially taught to play by fingerpicking. It is all I do. But then, I lack some of the needed..."
Gennaro
@gennaro • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Would like info on my new to me dulcimer.":
"Salt Springs: John Calkin has a facebook page noted as JohnCalkin.92.  The guitars that Huss & Dalton build cost about 4 grand, so I would venture to..."
Gennaro
@gennaro • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Would like info on my new to me dulcimer.":
"Thanks guys. To my untrained ear it sounds great. The pic doesn't do it justice. Walnut body with cherry fret board. "
Gennaro
@gennaro • 2 weeks ago • comments: 4
Liked a group discussions item created by @strumelia: Would like to finger pick.
Gennaro
@gennaro • 2 weeks ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on Would like to finger pick.:
"I know from my google machine that string height seems to be a matter of preference. I shimmed my bridge immediately, before reading about the standard..."
Gennaro
@gennaro • 2 weeks ago • comments: 4
Created a new Group discussion "Would like to finger pick.":
"While waiting for my dulcimer to arrive, I made a practice fret board with guitar strings. I had the strings set about 1/4 inch above fret board.( didn't..."
Gennaro
@gennaro • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Would like info on my new to me dulcimer.":
"Just bought a used dulcimer. Made by John Calkin in 1985. Marked as #50, so hopefully he had it down by then. Can find very little about him, other than a..."

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Would like to finger pick.


While waiting for my dulcimer to arrive, I made a practice fret board...
@Gennaro 2 weeks ago - Comments: 4

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Jim Fawcett
01/07/20 08:33:51PM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Gennaro, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.


Benjamin W Barr Jr
01/07/20 10:16:07AM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Gennaro, 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
01/06/20 09:05:35PM @richard-streib:

Welcome Gennaro to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. Best wishes on your dulcimer journey.


Ken Longfield
01/06/20 07:51:25PM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD Gennaro. It is good to have another Pennsylvanian on board. I look forward to your participation in these discussions.

Ken

"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."