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@rain-dog • 2 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "You know your dulcimer has a hold on you when...":
"I actually use my thumb to pick (pluck) as well. Either middle on base forefinger on middle string and thumb on melody or ring on base middle on middle and..."
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • 2 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "You know your dulcimer has a hold on you when...":
"But as to pulling up on the strings? I would be afraid there might be a chance of the string 'slapping' the frets if string was pulled hard enough. From..."
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • 2 days ago • comments: 13
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • 2 days ago • comments: 13
Posted a new Comment on Berea Traditional Dulcimore Gathering -(KY):
"Okay. I wondered if some of the field trips would be to some of the other, non-dulcimer sights in Berea. I'm needing to keep my wife entertained, she doesn't..."
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • 2 days ago • comments: 13
Posted a new Comment on Berea Traditional Dulcimore Gathering -(KY):
"I'm wondering what the hours are for the gathering. Are there events all day long?"
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • 2 weeks ago
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@rain-dog • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "You know your dulcimer has a hold on you when...":
"Although I don't have much experience, compared to others. I kind of pull up on the strings with my fingertips (no nails). It gives the strings a little snap."
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Everything Dulcimer - Closing Down.":
"I never was on the original everything dulcimer site, but it looks like someone has started it up again. https://everythingdulcimer.com/"
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "You know your dulcimer has a hold on you when...":
"@irene I'm using a piece of one of those credit cards as the nut on my dulcimer. Where would we be, if our credit wasn't so good?"
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "You know your dulcimer has a hold on you when...":
"Also, pressing on your finger pads with your nails helps build callouses when you're not playing."
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Modern Sheet Music/Tab?":
"@geezer I suggest going ahead and learning one song while you're working on fundamentals. That will give you some accomplishment and something to show off...."
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "You know your dulcimer has a hold on you when...":
"@ferrator I think I'll pass on iron skillet trick. I did have a neighbor tell me, when I young to rub my fingertips on a frosty window."
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