Stephanie Muschlitz


Location: Bethlehem, PA
Country: US

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Linda Jo brockinton
07/07/15 11:16:14AM @linda-jo-brockinton:

Hey Steph,

I think You are talking about the T there. That refers to the two notes there being tied together so. The line connects the two and you add the timing of each together. So you don't play it twice you just hold it for two beats.  It doesnt refer to any fingerings.  LB

Linda Jo brockinton
12/21/14 01:04:11AM @linda-jo-brockinton:
Hi. I would go to you tube or on here and watch my tutorial on Chords in C. Tho you are Prob playing in DAD it will help you to understand a lot of things . I play in CGC primarily . DAD is not a tuning. It I'd a mixolydian tuning in D. I play all my "DAD" music without changing anything except I tune to CGC . I like C for several reasons, it's mellower, easier to sing with, hammer Ons and pull offs are much easier and cleaner and you don't have to press so hard so it's easy on the finger. You play the same music the same way you always did. . I also tune to B flat-f-Bflat when I sing as I have a very low voice.The video will show you all about this .I play chord shapes , and with my music if you can't fig out what fingers to use , always rem with my tab I play middle finger on the middle string 99% of the time. Send me your email and I will send you a chord shape sheet. Did you ever play the piano?Here's my cell. Just call with any questions. Easier to explain things.501-231-8212. Parting glass and Rosin the Beau are both good in the book. Listen to the CD a couple of times and pick a couple to learn. It's easier if you listen and get them in your head. Then pick the one that suits your ear. Take it a measure at a time till you can play the measure 5 times with no mistake or hesitation and move to the next. Watch your fingers and use your ears as much as possible . Good luck. Hope you love it half as much as I do.
Ken Longfield
12/16/14 09:38:18AM @ken-longfield:

Stephanie, thanks for letting me know that you will be at Winterfest in January. I will look for you and Frank. My wife and I are staying at the Hampton Inn, although my wife does not participate in the festival. It will be a fun time.


"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."

Linda Jo brockinton
12/13/14 09:02:25PM @linda-jo-brockinton:

Hi Stephanie , nice to hear back from you...I Just take it slow and enjoy the process . You can email me anytime with questions . Enjoy the process!

Nina Zanetti
12/13/14 04:18:50PM @nina-zanetti:
Thanks, Stephanie. If you can make it to Poconos , I'll be teaching the master class, which will have a segment on fingerpicking, also a lot on playing expressively and with variation. Hope things work out that you can make it. It would be great to meet you.Nina
Karen Keane
12/07/14 03:12:57PM @karen-keane:
Hello and welcome to the site. This is a great place to listen to music and share ideas. I hope you enjoy!
John Keane
12/07/14 02:33:18PM @john-keane:

Thank you! Smile.gif

Ken Longfield
12/07/14 02:12:14PM @ken-longfield:

Hi Stephanie,

Just be patient, the site will be updated for the festival. I know what you mean about weather. Last year it snowed on Saturday morning. It made traveling from the hotel to the festival site a little treacherous. I was slipping and sliding on the road. My family stays at the Hampton Inn. My wife babysits our grandsons while our daughter and son-in-law go skiing during my time at the festival. It should be updated soon as the festival is about six weeks away.


"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."

John Keane
12/07/14 11:36:35AM @john-keane:

Howdy and welcome to FOTMD!

Rob N Lackey
12/07/14 07:57:46AM @rob-n-lackey:

Welcome, Stephanie, to this little corner of dulcimer heaven. I'll be at least 65% of us heard our 1st dulcimer in or around Mt View. A McSpadden is a great 1st instrument which will last a lifetime. Hope you enjoy it here.


Ben Barr Jr
12/07/14 07:32:15AM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Stephanie, and welcome to the wonderful world of the Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. It's a good place to come, spend some time, learn and exchange ideas about the dulcimer, and to meet some good people. Wonderful story about getting involved with your dulcimer.


Jim Fawcett
12/07/14 07:30:34AM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Stephanie, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us. From one PA'er to another.

Ken Longfield
12/07/14 02:20:06AM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD Stephanie. It's always good to have another Pennsylvanian here. Hope you will consider coming to the Pocono Dulcimer Club's Winterfest in East Stroudsburg in January.


"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."