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Robin Thompson

David Schnaufer on a Galax


David had visited the Russells and loved how Bonnie played dulcimer. https://youtu.be/4GkJbzlLbqY?si=wa-tq18mreislLzG 
@Robin Thompson started 2 days ago - replies: 0
Butch Ross

Noter makers


For a video I'm doing, I'm looking for the names and website of people who make and sell noters. Preferably with links to their websites or...
@Butch Ross started 3 years ago - replies: 4
Randy Adams

The Right Hand Never Lies


Ok  https://youtu.be/Q2g3fi7I4JE?si=K3z5ag0LD371NG4p
@Randy Adams started 2 months ago - replies: 1
Randy Adams

Publicly Notered


https://youtu.be/HisjybEIWtY?si=7Fp5VHLQqz1G3z_8
@Randy Adams started 2 months ago - replies: 0
Robin Thompson

some Edsel Martin mountain dulcimer playing


Doug Berch brought this to my attention:  https://archive.org/details/lp_appalachian-dulcimer-music_edsel-martin/disc1/01.04.+John+Henry.mp3
@Robin Thompson started 3 months ago - replies: 3
Randy Adams

Salt Creek


https://youtu.be/dS9r0G4EXCo?si=c9poKV558YilQG_U
@Randy Adams started 3 months ago - replies: 0
Robin Thompson

Jethro Amburgey audio from Appalshop


https://youtu.be/9MUbSuHOFr8?si=SuvBL3aLq_LPmvbG
@Robin Thompson started 6 months ago - replies: 7
Randy Adams

Flowers of Edinburgh


https://youtu.be/kH0X8PsYzwo?si=KkGMr3ykE8Kk-wQO
@Randy Adams started 3 months ago - replies: 2
Randy Adams

Adams Family


https://youtu.be/MRvKQrct720?si=Msu2vGkIENmilXU6
@Randy Adams started 4 months ago - replies: 3
tonyg

6 1/2 fret a hindrance?


When playing noter drone style in Daa or Ddd, do you find a 6 1/2 fret a bit annoying?   Both my Mcspaddens have one....(I used to be a hard-core...
@tonyg started 7 months ago - replies: 11
tonyg

Noter vs. fingerdancing


Is there an an advantage using a noter rather than your fingers?
@tonyg started 7 months ago - replies: 21
tonyg

Dulcimers in novels


Anyone know of any fiction that features references to mountain dulcimers?
@tonyg started 10 months ago - replies: 16
David Bennett

Strumming with No. 18 pocket watch spring


Two questions regarding strumming with a watch spring:a. Have any of you ever tried this?b. Do any of you know anything about watch springs? Will...
@David Bennett started 10 months ago - replies: 4
NateBuildsToys

Your favorite noter


I would love some input on what your preferred noters are. Noters come in so many styles that it doesnt take long at all to get lost in the...
@NateBuildsToys started 11 months ago - replies: 21
traildad

Jean Ritchie Dulcimer Instructional Album


I found this playlist on YouTube that is Jean Ritchie’s dulcimer instructional album. Might be worth a listen for people learning how to play....
@traildad started 4 years ago - replies: 16
Kendra Ward

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!


Here’s a great tune for St. Patrick’s Day! I was just so lucky to have received my new mountain dulcimer performance stand yesterday and was able...
@Kendra Ward started last year - replies: 0
Michael Willey

Thoughts on Tabs and Chords


All of the dulcimer clubs in my area are big on playing chords.  I would like to be able to play with these folks, but what do you do when the tab...
@Michael Willey started last year - replies: 9
Kendra Ward

Favorite Noter/Drone Tunes


Hello everyone.  What are some of your all time favorite noter/drone songs that you play or that you would like to learn?
@Kendra Ward started last year - replies: 3
oldtimer48

Drone style playing


I’ve recently been getting into drone style playing in both bagpipe and galax tuning……(though not with a noter, more finger dancing)….and I’m...
@oldtimer48 started last year - replies: 5
NateBuildsToys

Vertical vs Horizontal Quill?


I have heard it said a few times that holding a quill vertically, like a pen, is an older style than holding it horizontally, like a whisk. To me,...
@NateBuildsToys started last year - replies: 4
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