Rachael

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Location: Lachish region
Country: Israel

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Rachael
@rachael • one month ago • comments: 9
Posted a new Comment on Melodies while strumming:
"Ok, I watched it!  Fantastic video!  I definitely learned some great stuff from it.  How can we share this with others?  I'm sure it would be beneficial to..."
Rachael
@rachael • one month ago • comments: 9
Posted a new Comment on Melodies while strumming:
"Wow, this is great, thanks so much!  I have to take the time to really watch your video in depth.  I so appreciate all of this information!"
Rachael
@rachael • 2 months ago • comments: 9
Posted a new Comment on Melodies while strumming:
"Thanks, Dusty.  I mean how to physically play a melody while strumming chords.  I actually gave it some time yesterday and felt pretty good about what I was..."
Rachael
@rachael • 2 months ago • comments: 9
Created a new Group discussion "Melodies while strumming":
"Hello all.  Anyone have some tips for how to play melodies while strumming?  (It's for an instrumental break to a strummed song...)"
Arranging/composing for Dulcimers
Rachael
@rachael • 2 months ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on Roscoe Russell Galax dulcimer:
"Neat!  Not sure if I've ever seen a dulcimer with holes in the fretboard. I assume it's for an improved tone or projection?"
Rachael
@rachael • 2 months ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on Action-is it too high?:
"Thanks, all.  These comments have made me feel confident in my suspicion that the action needs to be lowered.  I am planning on taking it to a professional..."
Rachael
@rachael • 2 months ago • comments: 4
Created a new Group discussion "Action-is it too high?":
"Hello Dulcifolks!     How does one know when the action of a dulcimer is too high?  I own two dulcimers.  One of them is much easier to play than the..."
Dulcimer Care & Maintenance

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Rachael

Melodies while strumming


Hello all.  Anyone have some tips for how to play melodies while...
@Rachael 2 months ago - Comments: 9
Rachael

Action-is it too high?


Hello Dulcifolks!     How does one know when the action of a dulcimer...
@Rachael 2 months ago - Comments: 4
Rachael

Question on floating vs. fixed nut


Hello, everyone.  I own two dulcimers, one with a fixed nut and one with...
@Rachael 4 months ago - Comments: 6
Rachael

Ultimate Fingerpicks-Anyone ever heard of them?


So, today I heard of these really unusual fingerpicks, and I find them...
@Rachael 4 months ago - Comments: 2
Rachael

What key am I playing in?


Hello all!  My music theory...um...leaves what to be desired, so please...
@Rachael 5 months ago - Comments: 3
Rachael

Fingerpicking Melody within a Pattern


Greetings fellow fingerpickers, The following has troubled me for a...
@Rachael 6 months ago - Comments: 4
Rachael

Exotic Chords


Hello all.  So I was looking at my dulcimer chord book, on the pages for...
@Rachael 6 months ago - Comments: 5
Rachael

CGC tuning on a baritone?


Hello all!  So, I've gotten myself into a slightly complicated...
@Rachael 6 months ago - Comments: 1
Rachael

Middle-eastern mode?


Hello, all!  Is there a tuning or capo-ing that would put the dulcimer...
@Rachael 7 months ago - Comments: 5
Rachael

Tuning to D-G-d-d


A second question!  I currently am tuned to D-A-d-d.  Does tuning to...
@Rachael 7 months ago - Comments: 3
Rachael

Blues?


  Hello again, all.  I would love to try writing a blues on the...
@Rachael 7 months ago - Comments: 6
Rachael

harmonizing melodies on dulcimer


Hello all.  Anyone here have any tips for where on earth to begin in...
@Rachael 9 months ago - Comments: 3
Rachael

Singing dulcimists


Hello all!  So, as a singer-songwriter, I am looking to hear singing...
@Rachael last year - Comments: 11

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Benjamin W Barr Jr
04/19/18 02:03:33PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Rachel, 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 


Rachael
04/19/18 12:12:21AM @rachael:

Kind thanks, all!  This seems like a great site!  


Richard Streib
04/18/18 08:14:05PM @richard-streib:

Welcome, Rachael, to Friends of the mountain dulcimer. So glad you joined. Best wishes on your dulcimer journey.


Rob N Lackey
04/18/18 06:11:13PM @rob-n-lackey:

Welcome, Rachael, to this little corner of dulcimer heaven.  Hope you enjoy it here.

Rob

 


Jim Fawcett
04/18/18 02:40:17PM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Rachael, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.