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Duets for Hammered and Mountain Dulcimer Duets for Hammered and Mountain Dulcimer
A two book set, featuring melody, harmony and accompaniment parts for both Mountain and Hammered Dulcimer. HD book includes CD; audio downloads available for MD. Titles include: Arkansas Traveler, Aura Lee, Blind Mary, Down In the Sally Gardens, Flow Gently, Sweet Afton, Londonderry Air, Midnight on the Water, Morning Has Broken, Scarborough Fair, September on the Mississippi, Southwind, The Ash Grove, The Mountains of Mourne, The Water is Wide and Wayfaring Stranger. Available from
Price: $50.00

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Traditional Christmas Arrangement For Hammered Dulcimer Traditional Christmas Arrangement For Hammered Dulcimer
Suitable for Solo or Ensemble Performance, this collection offers Basic Melodies, Embellished Versions and Accompaniments for 15 of your favorite titles. Titles include: All Through the Night, Away in a Manger, Auld Lang Syne, Bring a Torch Jeanette Isabella, Children's Song of the Nativity, Cradle Hymn, Hark the Herald Angels Sing, The First Noel, I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, Joy to the World, O Holy Night, Silent Night, Still, Still, Still, We Three Kings and What Child is This?. Available from
Price: $25.00
Embellishments For Hammered Dulcimer Embellishments For Hammered Dulcimer
This book and accompanying audio present a comprehensive array of ideas intended to add interest and decoration to basic melodies. Mastery of the included techniques, progressing from basic to more challenging, will also help in the development of complete arrangements. The included techniques are varied to enhance the contrasting musical styles presented across eighteen songs. Titles include: St. Anne's Reel, June Apple, Angeline the Baker, Squire Parsons, Shenandoah Falls, We Three Kings, Swingin' on a Gate, Softly and Tenderly, Lord Inchiquin and more. For the player who has completed First Lessons Hammered Dulcimer, this book is the obvious next step. Available from or Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Price: $25.00
Getting Into Hammered Dulcimer Getting Into Hammered Dulcimer
Designed as a "Crash Course" for players of all levels. Each of 14 titles include: Basic Melody, Variation / Embellishment, Back-up / Accompaniment. Additional topics: Basic Theory, Tips for Playing the Tunes / Accompaniment, Maj/Min Scales, Chord Charts & Modulations. Titles include: Cherokee Shuffle, Cold Frosty Morn, Flowers of Edinburgh, Gaelic Hymn, Hector the Hero, Pass Me Not, Wayfaring Strainger and more.
Price: $20.00
Hammered Dulcimer 2000 Hammered Dulcimer 2000
Mel Bay Publications. Featuring solos by the world's finest hammered dulcimer players: Linda Thomas, Jane Chevalier, Linda L. Thompson, Lucille Reilly, Rick Thum, Ken Kolodner, Sam Rizzetta, and more! Accompanying CD included. Titles include Rosewood Casket, Waltz for Mimere, Caspian Lake, Parson's Farewell, Russell Fluharty's Dream and more!
Price: $25.00
An Old English Christmas An Old English Christmas
Companion book to CD of the same title. A collection of twenty 13th-16th Century carols arranged for beginner to the advanced player. The book includes tuning/explanatory charts, lyrics, and guitar chords, making the selections suitable for choir accompaniments! Accompanying CD included. Titles include: Children's Song of the Nativity, I Saw Three Ships, The Snow Lay On The Ground, The Friendly Beasts, The Golden Carol and more.
Price: $18.00
First Lessons First Lessons
First Lessons Hammered Dulcimer by Linda Thomas is designed to instruct beginning players on the instrument. The collection of melodies, written in standard notation, include hymns, holiday music, folk songs and fiddle tunes; also included are lyrics and suggested chords for accompanying instruments. The accompanying CD offers two tracks for each selection to include performance with rhythm guitar and an instructional track with detailed phrase-by-phrase demonstration.
Price: $10.00

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