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Virginia Oman

Possible to play in G or C??

Okay all you wonderful theory folk you've been so helpful to me in the past answering all kinds of questions. Today I have an easier one for you....
@Virginia Oman started 11 years ago - replies: 17

Tuning back and forth between dulcimer modes- simple!

I just thought I would post a link here to some very simple beginner hands-on explanations about modes on the dulcimer and how to use them...from...
@Strumelia started 12 years ago - replies: 3
Flint Hill

This should make modes clearer (not)

Here's a chart of the ecclesiastical musical modes that shows the simple mathematics on which the modes are based. You could draw this diagram in...
@Flint Hill started 12 years ago - replies: 3
Ken Hulme

Reverse Tunings - theory

Someone please explain - in words of one syllable - how it is possible that DGd (1-4-8) tuning can conceivably be called an Ionian tuning. Why is...
@Ken Hulme started 13 years ago - replies: 22
Virginia Oman

Circle of fifths

Can some music theory brained person talk about the specifics of the circle of fifths and why it is so significant? Thanks
@Virginia Oman started 12 years ago - replies: 3
Erin Mae

Adding chords to melodies

I started this thread to answer Marion Seaman 's question: I've taught myself to play the MD (after a fashion....) and have just sussed out...
@Erin Mae started 12 years ago - replies: 14
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