Janene Millen

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Rosewood Casket


musician/member name: Music
Duration: 00:02:34
description:
Traditional song played and sung by Janene Millen on a Kurt Simerman mountain dulcimer with a B F#B tuning.
Dusty Turtle
11/04/19 11:03:47AM @dusty-turtle:

Oh if only you could sing me to sleep!  Another great song, Janene.  Your fingerpicking supports your voice so well.

I think the first version of this tune I ever heard was by Maybelle Carter on the autoharp.


Steven Berger
11/03/19 08:52:19PM @steven-berger:

dulcimermusicsun


Rob N Lackey
11/03/19 06:59:34PM @rob-n-lackey:

Beautiful.... 'twas the song that got me my 1st dulcimer

 


Janene Millen
11/03/19 03:59:31PM @janene-millen:

sorry for the SUPER close up, I usually don't record on my phone. I first thought the "rosewood casket" referred to a burial casket (which IS referenced in the song) but it refers to a little wooden box filled with letters and trinkets (on a marble stand)...guess it could refer to both. I first heard it on the TRIO CD (one of the best CDs EVER! IMO) but have since heard many other versions. It sounds light and yet it is kind of sad.