Group Discussions

Anne Bowman

Best Dulcimer for Renaissance Music?

 I have a couple of dulcimers, and love them both for different types of music, but neither instrument sounds quite right for that Early Music...
@Anne Bowman started 8 years ago - replies: 21

Llibre Vermell de Montserrat

Anybody else here tried playing songs from this?  One of the most famous medieval music manuscripts, made in about 1399, 10 songs.  I first heard...
@StudentofRhythm started 2 years ago - replies: 1
nick o'sullivan

Dowland on Dulcimer

Here's my arrangement of John Dowland's song Flow my Tears aka Lachrimae Pavan. Nick...
@nick o'sullivan started 8 years ago - replies: 36

Schubert, Hüttenbrenner theme, for chromatic dulcimer

Hi, All,      A while ago I wanted to see how I could translate a classical piece to dulcimer.  This was my first attempt, using a chromatic...
@Garret started 4 years ago - replies: 1
Shawn McCurdy

Impressionist and Romantic era classical music

Most of the discussion of classical thus far has been Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque. While I do love the music from those periods, my personal...
@Shawn McCurdy started 9 years ago - replies: 8
Mark Gilston

Playford - English country dance tunes

I thought it would be nice to collect English country dance tunes in one spot.  This week I posted Childgrove from 1701.
@Mark Gilston started 8 years ago - replies: 2
Anne Bowman

Looking for Elizabethan/Renaissance arrangements.

I posted this question on the Early and renaissance group page, but no response, so thought I'd try here... A friend just sent me Randy Wilkinson's...
@Anne Bowman started 8 years ago - replies: 30
Ivan Bradley

Internet Sources for Old Music

We've had a thread on books of old music arrangements for mountain dulcimer but, let's face it, there's a lot of music out there that isn't...
@Ivan Bradley started 9 years ago - replies: 4
nick o'sullivan

Pastorale from La Belle Vielleuse
@nick o'sullivan started 8 years ago - replies: 10
nick o'sullivan

Dulcimer piece in baroque style

This is one of my own pieces written in baroque style. The tombeau was a form developed by lutenists in France in the 17th Century as a musical...
@nick o'sullivan started 8 years ago - replies: 5
Guy Babusek

Fernando Sor pieces
@Guy Babusek started 8 years ago - replies: 1
Guy Babusek

Traditional vs. early or classical music.

Thought I'd move this discussion to its own topic rather than leaving it on the wall. Nice conversation!!!
@Guy Babusek started 9 years ago - replies: 8
Guy Babusek

Fernando Sor Andante
@Guy Babusek started 9 years ago - replies: 0
Alaska Pfeiff

Elizabethan Music for Dulcimer--Randy Wilkinson

Anybody remember this piece of classic vinyl? Released in 1982 on Kicking Mule, this was a regular on my turntable back in college days. It does...
@Alaska Pfeiff started 10 years ago - replies: 3