Richard Streib

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Location: North Carolina
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Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 2 days ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on @jeff-bibb:
"Welcome Jeff Bibb to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a wonderful community of knowledgeable and friendly folks. Jump right in and..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 2 days ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on @joschlad:
"Welcome Joschlad to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a wonderful community of friends who love the dulcimer. Looking forward to..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 4 days ago • comments: 74
Posted a new Comment on Beginner players:
"Mary Barnsdale: I'm searching for a music stand -- for the music, not the dulcimer. (Staring down at the tab on my coffee table has done bad things to my..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 5 days ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on @jim-lee:
"Welcome Jim Lee to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a great place to learn, make friends and get a lot of questions answered. Best..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 5 days ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on @apboaz:
"Welcome Apboaz to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a great place to find some guidance on purchasing an instrument. Just post a..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 5 days ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on @timmcelhannon:
"Welcome TimMcElhannon to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined and glad you are getting back into playing the dulcimer. Best wishes on your..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 5 days ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on @steve104c:
"Welcome Steve104c to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. With your interest in building you may want to consider joining the dulcimer building..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 5 days ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on @oldmarc:
"Welcome Oldmarc to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a wonderful place to learn, to share and to make many dulcimer friends. Best..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 5 days ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on @suziebgone:
"Welcome Suziebgone to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a wonderful place to learn and share. And a great place to make many..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 5 days ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on @julieann:
"Welcome JulieAnn. So glad you joined. It's wonderful that you have your own jam group. This is a wonderful community of folks who love the mountain dulcimer...."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 5 days ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on @sarah-17545:
"Welcome Sarah_17545 to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. So glad you joined. This is a great place to share with others about the wonderful mountain..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • one week ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on @karen-f:
"Welcome Karen F to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a friendly and supportive community of folks who love the dulcimer. Best wishes..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • one week ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on @leftie:
"Welcome Leftie to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a great community of friendly people who are always willing to help. If you..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • one week ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on @railbike1:
"Welcome Railbike1 to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a friendly community of wonderful friends. Lots of interaction here and lots..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • one week ago • comments: 10
Posted a new Comment on @magictime:
"Good to see you back. Glad you are able to do some strumming now. Hang in there and keep at it."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 2 weeks ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on @frenchharp:
"Welcome Frenchharp to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. It is wonderful that you are getting back into the dulcimer. This is a great place..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Restringing advice":
"The notes are the letters A through G, then begin again with A. There are some sharps and flats along the way as well. Depending upon which note you start..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 2 weeks ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on @arttimes:
"Welcome Arttimes to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a great place to learn and meet many new dulcimer friends.  Should you have..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 2 weeks ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on @stargatesdobe:
"Welcome Stargatesdobe to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a wonderful family of friendly and knowledgeable folks who love the..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 2 weeks ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on @alitke:
"Welcome Alitke from a fellow North Carolinian. Glad you joined. This is a great place to learn and make many wonderful dulcimer friends. Best wishes on your..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 2 weeks ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on @silverstrings:
"Welcome SilverStrings to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. This is a great place to share and to learn. Glad you joined. Looking forward to your..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 2 weeks ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on @unclewayne:
"Welcome Uncle Wayne from a fellow North Carolinian. Glad you joined. Looking forward to your expertise and knowledge shared on the forum. Best wishes as you..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 2 weeks ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on @jhile:
"Welcome Jhile to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a great place to learn and to make many new dulcimer friends."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 2 weeks ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on @vernon-miller:
"Welcome Vernon Miller to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. Looking forward to your active participation on this forum. Best wishes on your..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 2 weeks ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on @fiddle:
"Welcome Fiddle to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. I am looking forward to your participation in the discussions. Best wishes on your..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 2 weeks ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on @mimim:
"Welcome Mimi M to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a wonderful family of friendly folks who love the dulcimer. Post comments on the..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 2 weeks ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on @ddanner:
"Welcome D. Danner to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a wonderful place to learn, share and to meet many great dulcimer friends...."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 2 weeks ago • comments: 17
Posted a new Comment on BEWARE of internet ad sites of "the BEST dulcimers" to buy.:
"Strumelia: One way we have of protecting new buyers from buying a really poor instrument is to leave an honest review about your own purchase experience..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 3 weeks ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on @cornfield:
"Welcome Cornfield to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. Looking forward to your activity on the forum. Best wishes on your dulcimer journey."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 3 weeks ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on @john-heagney:
"Welcome John Heagney to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a wonderful community of people who love the dulcimer and its sweet song...."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 3 weeks ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on @sharon40:
"Welcome Sharon to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a great community of people who love the dulcimer and its sweet song. Its a..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 3 weeks ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on @olwudwurker:
"Welcome Olwudwurker to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. With your interest in building you may want to consider joining the Dulcimer making..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 3 weeks ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on @phroedrick:
"Welcome Phroedrick to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a wonderful community of people who love the dulcimer and its sweet song...."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 3 weeks ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on @fran2639:
"Welcome Fran2639 to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a wonderful community of friendly people who are always willing to share and..."
Richard Streib
@richard-streib • 3 weeks ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on @mike-b:
"Welcome Mike B to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. Looking forward to your participation in the discussions. Best wishes as you continue..."

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Richard Streib

A general copyright question


Is there a reliable way to learn if the printed version of the song I...
@Richard Streib 2 months ago - Comments: 4
Richard Streib

Finish wearing on fretboard


I have a Walnut Valley dulcimer I purchased second hand in October...
@Richard Streib 6 months ago - Comments: 12
Richard Streib

Observation: Your thoughts welcome


I have noted some wear, albeit slight,  on the frets under the melody...
@Richard Streib last year - Comments: 9
Richard Streib

Leonard Glenn Dulcimer


Thought I would ask if anyone has the dimensions of the Leonard Glenn...
@Richard Streib last year - Comments: 6
Richard Streib

Use of Copyright material


If I purchase sheet music, write out the dulcimer tab and play it...
@Richard Streib 2 years ago - Comments: 2
Richard Streib

Playing ionian tuning in keys other than D


I prefer ionian mode. Does anyone have a chart or reference which gives...
@Richard Streib 2 years ago - Comments: 30
Richard Streib

Which builder for a brighter more traditional voice?


Does anyone recommend a particular builder for a custom instrument to...
@Richard Streib 2 years ago - Comments: 5
Richard Streib

How to practice effectively


I live in an area without any instructors. I much prefer noter drone...
@Richard Streib 2 years ago - Comments: 14
Richard Streib

Noter Drone on a baritone


A novice player here. Is it possible to play in ionian mode noter...
@Richard Streib 3 years ago - Comments: 6
Richard Streib

Seek Ye First


I want to learn the hymn Seek Ye First in noter drone style. The hymnal...
@Richard Streib 4 years ago - Comments: 22
Richard Streib

Noter drone teacher in central NC


I am interested to find out if there may be a noter drone teacher in...
@Richard Streib 5 years ago - Comments: 2
Richard Streib

Possum board


I am wanting to make a possum board for my dulcimer. First of all, I am...
@Richard Streib 5 years ago - Comments: 5
Richard Streib

CD's in noter drone style


Can anyone recommend CD's with songs played in noter drone style?
@Richard Streib 5 years ago - Comments: 24
Richard Streib

Festivals for noter drone style playing


Anyone know of a festival that features mostly or all noter drone style...
@Richard Streib 8 years ago - Comments: 57

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Jim Lee
07/17/19 04:45:13PM @jim-lee:

Thanks, Richard, it was kind of you to welcome me to the site


Silverstrings
07/08/19 09:27:45PM @silverstrings:

Thanks so much, Richard.


d.danner
07/05/19 12:32:15PM @ddanner:

Many thanks for the warm welcome, Richard.


Nick Sherwood
06/24/19 06:53:52PM @nick-sherwood:

Hi, Richard. What encouragement I'm already feeling from all the welcomes!

Best wishes, Nick Sherwood


Annette_B
06/23/19 06:42:04PM @annette-b:

Thanks for the warm welcome!


DulcimerGeorge
06/22/19 12:27:45AM @dulcimergeorge:

Thanks so much Richard for the warm welcome....I really appreciate it!!!!!


retomas
06/17/19 05:39:37PM @retomas:

Thank you for the welcome!


JCM
06/16/19 07:23:29PM @jcm:

Richard, thanks for the warm welcome and I definitely will be checking out the Dulcimer Making forum!!!


ohuff
06/14/19 12:07:47AM @ohuff:

Not sure how this commenting thing works... so hope it works.  Thank you for your warm welcome!  Olivia


Dr. Jim
06/11/19 03:30:05PM @dr-jim:

Thanks, I'm looking forward to sharing and learning!


Eaglenest61
06/04/19 09:44:08PM @eaglenest61:

Thank you. Not sure about the delightful music, I will do my best! LOL Right now my has me sitting in the back 40 to practice! LOL Just kidding. It is believed that my grandmother used to play the Dulcimer long ago before she died. I never really knew her; but am looking forward to learning all I can.


monty c
05/31/19 09:02:15PM @monty-c:

Thanks, hope to learn and become a good player.


the scots lassie
05/30/19 10:02:48AM @the-scots-lassie:

Thank you for the welcome


Becky
05/28/19 09:44:21AM @becky:

Thank you Richard!


LisavB
05/21/19 09:08:08PM @lisavb:

Thank you, Richard!  I've been checking out the website for some weeks now, finally officially joined.  Absolutely amazing bunch of friendly folks who know an awful lot about dulcimers.  I'm really looking forward to being a part of this.


Spike Parker
05/21/19 06:33:54AM @spike-parker:

Thanks Richard - really keen to take things to a new level - look forward to interacting with fellow dulcimer players - cheers Spike


Sue Wemett
05/04/19 08:47:02PM @sue-wemett:

Thanks for the welcome Richard.  I've actually been here before.  I think I've been gone a few years & decided to return.  


Mattg33
04/27/19 08:05:53PM @mattg33:

Thank you for the kind welcome!  I look forward to learning more about the dulcimer. 


JaredMichigan
04/20/19 08:53:04PM @jaredmichigan:

Thank you for the kind welcome!


Rednancy
04/18/19 11:16:16PM @rednancy:

Thank you, Ken, for your nice welcome.  I look forward to enjoying all this group has to offer, especially festivals and gatherings.