Linda2

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Location: Pittsford, MI
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Linda2
@linda2 • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Oddball double fretboard dulcimer":
"This looks like a lot of fun, Lisa! Lucky!  "
Linda2
@linda2 • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Joseph Atwell Suddreth 1981 dulcimer for sale":
"I meant the photo was taken in the traditional manner you requested!"
Linda2
@linda2 • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Joseph Atwell Suddreth 1981 dulcimer for sale":
"Ken Hulme: I don't think anyone here has heard of this maker.  Not the best set of photos to show off the instrument.  Better perhaps to show it more..."
Linda2
@linda2 • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Joseph Atwell Suddreth 1981 dulcimer for sale":
"It is in great playing condition! I will try to attach more pictures. I just have a dulcimer buying problem. In fact, it took me 20 minutes to find where I..."
Linda2
@linda2 • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Joseph Atwell Suddreth 1981 dulcimer for sale":
"I will move my listing to Ebay Sunday and see if that works better! Thanks for looking, those of you that did!"
Linda2
@linda2 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Joseph Atwell Suddreth 1981 dulcimer for sale":
"Linda2: Atwell Suddreth Dulcimer 39 inches long.  28 inch VSL. The  bridge is not original. It is a Folkcraft plastic bridge.  Dulcimer is four string..."
Linda2
@linda2 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Joseph Atwell Suddreth 1981 dulcimer for sale":
"Thanks for your help, Strumelia! I will add a couple more to the Lucky Diamond listing, since my understanding is those don't work either. Or people can just..."
Linda2
@linda2 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Joseph Atwell Suddreth 1981 dulcimer for sale":
"I am trying to send some in a zip file. See if that will work?"
Linda2
@linda2 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Joseph Atwell Suddreth 1981 dulcimer for sale":
"Atwell Suddreth Dulcimer 39 inches long.  28 inch VSL. The  bridge is not original. It is a Folkcraft plastic bridge.  Dulcimer is four string --beautiful..."

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Linda2
09/02/17 11:32:05AM @linda2:

Hi Glenda-- I confess I bought mine on ebay. . . We do seem to have similar interests, although I'm sorry to say that I can't play the fiddle. I own a used violin, however! Just haven't gotten to it yet! A couple weeks ago in church our small choir sang "When I Can Read My Title Clear" and I had my son play the snare and I played a baritone bowed psaltery for the intro, guitar during the middle verses, and Irish whistle during the last verse and the "outro." I had originally planned to have dulcimer strummers but with so many absences because of summer I just rearranged! Our church is small but very supportive of all my crazy instruments!


Glenda  Hubbard
09/02/17 11:19:35AM @glenda-hubbard:

Linda I was just reading your answer to my post and was wondering where you found your dulcimer that is like mine?

. I think we have some things in common  I like unusual instruments that's why I got this particular dulcimer never seen one like it I play penny whistle and play in church occasionally also play the fiddle.   


Will
06/30/17 09:02:58PM @william-sizemore:

Hi Linda, welcome to FOTMD! I am more than happy to help you with dating your dulcimers. You mentioned you have some photos on Google Drive, you're welcome to share them with me at wjsize85@gmail.com. Will do my best to help you out!


Benjamin W Barr Jr
03/29/13 02:32:56PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Linda, I also meant to say that I had seen a bit of a gauge wire size discussion on tribenet.com Check it out, there may be more information that if you haven't already found the site.

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Benjamin W Barr Jr
03/29/13 02:31:30PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Linda, apologies from taking so long in getting back to you.

I suspect that you may have already gotten your answers to your very good questions. I had never seen or heard of a cura saz, so I had to look it up. A neat little instrument.

Yes, I think that you could essentially have about the same effect with the cura saz as like unto a stick dulcimer. I think in part (perhaps both of your questions) would depend on the gauge of wire that you are using.

There are certain gauges that are better for different tunings and modals. For example (although, I am by far not an expert). a wire set of gauges .012, .014, and .022 might work better for tuning to DAD, whereas .010, .012, and .018 might be more suitable to tuning in DAA. (It could possibly be the other way around, too).

So, the answer certainly would lie in matching up the gauge wire size with the tunings and modals that you wish to play in, and also with respect to the particular dimensions, construction of the cura saz.

You had mentioned movable frets, which would assist with the process. I think that I had seen a reply concerning someone who could even assist you with the fret placement and distance calculations.

So, as I said, you've probably received answers to these questions already, but I did want to reply and not let you think that I had simply forgotten about it. I hope this helps, and there are many people and boards on here who can also be valuable resources. I have found this site to be full of friendly and helpful people.

Happy strumming!

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John E. Wood
03/26/13 05:05:11PM @john-e-wood:

Welcome Linda. Good to see you here on FOTMD. Looks like you're already jumping in and getting some answers to your question. Good for you. We look forward to your participation. Best wishes.


Benjamin W Barr Jr
03/25/13 10:46:53PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Linda,

I just read your questions, and I will try to get back to you later on those and see what I can either figure out or direct you to the right forum. It's late tonight, so I'm headed to bed. I'll see what I come up with.

Thanks,

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John Keane
03/25/13 07:59:26PM @john-keane:

Howdy and welcome to the FOTMD family!


Karen Keane
03/25/13 07:46:38PM @karen-keane:
Hello and welcome to the site. This is a great place to share ideas and listen to music. I hope you enjoy!
Jim Fawcett
03/25/13 06:28:46PM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Linda, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.


Benjamin W Barr Jr
03/25/13 05:16:35PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Linda, and welcome to the 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.

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