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David Bennett

Today In Mountain Dulcimer History: JULY


https://heritagedulcimers.wordpress.com/today-in-mountain-dulcimer-history/timdh-july/
@David Bennett started 3 weeks ago - replies: 2
David Bennett

Today In Mountain Dulcimer History: JUNE


https://heritagedulcimers.wordpress.com/today-in-mountain-dulcimer-history/timdh-june/
@David Bennett started 3 weeks ago - replies: 1
David Bennett

Today In Mountain Dulcimer History: May


https://heritagedulcimers.wordpress.com/today-in-mountain-dulcimer-history/timdh-may/
@David Bennett started 3 months ago - replies: 1
David Bennett

Today In Mountain Dulcimer History: April


https://heritagedulcimers.wordpress.com/today-in-mountain-dulcimer-history/timdh-april/
@David Bennett started 4 months ago - replies: 7
David Bennett

Homer Ledford Radio Program Audio Files From Berea College


Most of the subfolders have many (over 200 I think) audio files you can download...
@David Bennett started 4 months ago - replies: 4
Bob

A really good history resource


I just stumbled across this great historical resource of Mountain Dulcimers and music: https://dulcimerarchive.omeka.net/ I'm sure folks here...
@Bob started 5 months ago - replies: 3
Dan

Kurt Simerman


Any one know how many pieces he made. I've found reference to Number 740, any information is greatly appreciated!
@Dan started 6 months ago - replies: 0
Greg

The history of modal playing.


From what I understand, Dulcimers from the first half of the 20th century and earlier, tended to be in just intonation. I have learnt in the last...
@Greg started 7 months ago - replies: 15
Dan

Jacob Meadors 1873 Feb 15


I have come across the sibling of D52 in L. Allen Smith's Catalogue on page 71! Any knowledge of the maker would be greatly appreciated...
@Dan started 8 months ago - replies: 15
Banjimer

Two Zitters in Lititz Moravian Collection


I ran across this article while searching the internet today and thought I'd share.  I'm not sure if it has been posted previously or not. On...
@Banjimer started 7 months ago - replies: 6
David Bennett

Today In Mountain Dulcimer History: DECEMBER


https://heritagedulcimers.wordpress.com/today-in-mountain-dulcimer-history/timdh-december/
@David Bennett started 8 months ago - replies: 1
David Bennett

Monochord?


For my birthday Karen gave me a 6 CD set, Anthology of American Folk Music, originally released in 1952 on vinyl.  Musicologist Harry Smith...
@David Bennett started 8 months ago - replies: 10
Stewart McCormick

70's article of Ozark dulcimer


  https://thelibrary.org/lochist/periodicals/bittersweet/wi73j.htm
@Stewart McCormick started 8 months ago - replies: 12
David Bennett

11-11-18: Appalachian Dulcimer Players In World War I


Here's a short piece I put together in honor of today being the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I: 11-11-18: Appalachian Dulcimer...
@David Bennett started 8 months ago - replies: 5
Clockdr

Jethro Amburgey Chronology


I've been collecting notes from the various Amburgey dulcimers I've encountered in person, as well as the various notes that people have included...
@Clockdr started 10 months ago - replies: 6
Robin Thompson

Appalachian Journey - streaming video


Mountain dulcimer, ballad singing, and even a mouth bow and lots more to be seen & heard! http://www.folkstreams.net/film,128 PS-Wish there...
@Robin Thompson started 9 years ago - replies: 9
Dan

What is it?



@Dan started 11 months ago - replies: 2
David Bennett

Jethro Amburgey #883 Comes Home


Jethro Amburgey #883 Comes HomeSource: Carolina Mountain Life Spring 2018article starts on page...
@David Bennett started 11 months ago - replies: 1
Clockdr

Kratz-zither found


Amongst the dross, I recently found a kratz-zither for sale on eBay. The former owner had this for about 40 years but knew practically nothing...
@Clockdr started 11 months ago - replies: 3
David Bennett

Dulcimer vs Dulcimore


Today I ran across a letter to the editor written in 1973 regarding Dulcimer vs Dulcimore. Hopefully the screen capture I made will come out OK.
@David Bennett started last year - replies: 7
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