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Ritchie Family Christmas reunion video, 1955

What a treasure this film clip is. Wishing all FOTMD members a meaningful new year of joy and reconnection. (you may have to click to "watch...
@Strumelia started 3 weeks ago - replies: 1
c fred11

Cecil Sharp's description of the dulcimer

I was recently looking through Cecil Sharp's works: "English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians" and stumbled upon several excerpts...
@c fred11 started 4 weeks ago - replies: 5

What is a "luthier" ?

The word luthier always seems to imply a skilled artist who makes musical instruments. Yet the actual definition is simply "a maker of stringed...
@Strumelia started 4 weeks ago - replies: 14
Ken Longfield

Latest project - Prichard

I started to build a C.N. Prichard reproduction, but made a mistake along the way. When trimming the fiddle edge, I over trimmed a small section...
@Ken Longfield started one month ago - replies: 9

Your favorite 155 tuning

I am exploring 155 tuning for Noter Drone style. After learning several songs tuned DAd I’ve learned my first song in DAA. In the process I...
@traildad started one month ago - replies: 14

Walking In The Air - Dulcimer Cover

@glowhazel started one month ago - replies: 3

Getting rid of the 6 1/2 fret_Wabash Cannonball

I am thinking about getting a dulcimer with a diatonic fretboard for noter drone style. Right now I play Wabash Cannonball in Noter Drone style...
@traildad started one month ago - replies: 1
Robin Thompson

Jon Pickow has died

One of Jean & George's sons has died.  Jon Pickow passed away recently.  Here is a link to his bio:
@Robin Thompson started one month ago - replies: 6
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