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Introducing the linear chromatic hammered dulcimer

Steve Shmania

Introducing the linear chromatic hammered dulcimer

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Published by Carrboro Square Productions in Carrboro .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dulcimer -- Instruction and study

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Steve Shmania.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMT717 .S56 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 130 p. :
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19263654M
    ISBN 100970345909
    OCLC/WorldCa163149497


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Introducing the linear chromatic hammered dulcimer [Steve Shmania] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Introducing the linear chromatic hammered dulcimer. [Steve Shmania] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. For the hammered dulcimer to break through, it must do the same. This is made possible by the Linear Chromatic. Acknowledgements. The Linear Chromatic is the result of my dream, passion and determination to develop a truly chromatic hammer dulcimer layout with universal appeal and compatibility with playing the Diatonic dulcimer.

Introducing the linear chromatic hammered dulcimer: With the piano marking system. The D is our ultimate chromatic hammered dulcimer.

Building on the popularity of the D, the D adds a feature that players have long been yearning for - the ability to play those low, soul-satisfying super bass notes on the right side as well as the left. The hammered dulcimer (also called the hammer dulcimer, dulcimer, or tympanon) is a percussion-stringed instrument which consists of strings typically stretched over a trapezoidal resonant sound hammered dulcimer is set before the musician, who in more traditional styles may sit cross-legged on the floor, or in a more modern style may stand or sit at a wooden support with fication: Percussion instrument.

Swingin' on a Gate played on a 17/16/8 Nic Hambas chromatic hammered dulcimer. It is now possible for you to buy a fully chromatic, extended range dulcimer in a complete package, WITH dampers for less than $1. The full functionality of a chromatic, with deep, low notes on the extended range bridge, the durability and tuning stability of a Phoebe, and great sound all.

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It has amazing projection without being overpowering. It comes with a case, instruction book, hammers and a. D $ (includes gooseneck tuning wrench, large double-sided hammers, owner's guidebook) Compare Dulcimer Models.

Complete Price List. How to Order. The Chromatic Series. Dusty Strings Chromatic Series dulcimers are professional-caliber instruments and are widely regarded as being among the finest hammered dulcimers available. Some will say: “If you want to play a chromatic instrument, get a guitar!” Others answer, “I already play dulcimer and piano, I don’t want to learn a guitar, too.” National Champion, Erin Rogers, is one of these latter people.

(Disclosure: I like to tease her about “going over to the dark side” with her chromatic dulcimer. Adding extra frets to the traditional diatonic dulcimer fret pattern is nothing new. Most common are the 6 1/2 fret and the corresponding 13 1/2 fret an octave higher.

These two frets are so common that one could say they have become standard issue on most dulcimers. These two frets. Recognized as "the best Hammered Dulcimer book for beginning players!" The Hammered Dulcimer Handbook, Book I includes: Tips on Playing, Scales, Basic Melodies, Harmony Notes, and much more.

Each lesson builds on the lessons that preceed it, and makes it easy to master the fundamentals of playing this great instrument.

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The pieces, Celtic in style, were written for the 14/15 hammered dulcimer (the larger dulcimer with more chromatic notes) but can be played on the smaller 12/11 instrument as well.

Chords are provided to identify harmonic structure, provide a guide for an accompanying instrument, and as encouragement for the reader to create his or her own. This is a linear layout, in which all the notes from low to high follow a straight line from left to right.

The hammered dulcimer, by contrast, is a diatonic instrument, where each scale is laid out without the accidentals, and they're laid out spacially besides. If you also think of these scales as boxes, you'll see that there's a lot less.

This book summarizes a vast amount of material that is vital to a broad understanding of the layout, patterns, and chord theory that are foundational for playing the hammered dulcimer. The hammered dulcimer is in many ways unique as a visual/spatial instrument.

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Lessons. Ted Yoder, a folk artist from Goshen, IN. I'm super excited to offer you online, learn at your own pace, video lessons to give you confidence so you sound better, play better, and perform better. I believe strongly in "teaching you how to fish" and not just teaching you tunes or little tricks to embellish.

A variety of instructional books, music, cd's and videos. Beginning Hammered Dulcimer. by Linda Thompson “If you have no music background, you can learn to play by number.

Playing by. Maggie's Big Book of Celtic Tunes. for Hammered Dulcimer and Other Melody Instruments by Maggie SansoneIn this book, many of the. The Online Dulcimer Shop Lotis Way Louisville, KY, USA. More specifically, it is a geometrical representation of relationships among the 12 pitch classes of the chromatic scale in pitch class space.

- Wikipedia In Dulcimer School we're going to use the circle of fifths to learn many important and useful things about not just theory, but our hammered dulcimers, which are mechanical representations of. For players or lovers of hammered dulcimer (dulcimers), autoharp, harp, fiddle, or any acoustic instruments.

Features Evart (Michigan) Funfest Dulcimer Festival and other music events. This Songbird Warbler hammered dulcimer is in like-new condition.

It is a chromatic dulcimer and has never traveled, and has been owned less than six months. I am selling it to help fund my daughter’s education. It has has a cherry top and bottom and maple sides and construction.

The tone is bright with moderate sustain. "True" Chromatic Dulcimers Recently, some of you may have heard of hammered dulcimers that are arranged so that all the notes, including sharps and flats, are lined up in an orderly fashion like they are on a piano and other instruments.

There are at least two models that I'm aware of: Sam Rizzetta's Piano Dulcimer, and James Jones' Linear. Learn to play mountain dulcimer with a dulcimer book from The dulcimer is a very simple instrument to play and provides a haunting, mountain sound.

The dulcimer only has four strings, with two of them being doubled and tuned to the same note. First Lessons Hammered Dulcimer is designed to instruct beginning players on the instrument.

The melodies in this collection include a variety of hymns, holiday music and fiddle tunes written in standard notation, with instructions on how to read the notation. Lyrics and suggested chords for accompanying instruments are also included.

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The hammered dulcimer is by definition a diatonic instrument, and it'll always be that -- it's the nature of the beast.

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To the outside world, she is best known as a hammered dulcimer teacher and performer. This is a valid approach to playing the dulcimer enjoyed by many players.

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chromatic tuners have long been the practical choice for hammer dulcimer players. About the size of a pack of cigarettes, they have a built in microphone and a digital LCD or LED display depicting a meter with a needle. It shows what note you are playing and the meter indicates whether it .InMary Lynn discovered a passion for playing the hammered dulcimer.

and has studied intensively with Ken Kolodner, widely regarded as one of the nation's top hammered dulcimer players. She now teaches over 70 hammered dulcimer students privately and on FaceTime (from CA, NM, NY, TN, NH, AL, CO, MD, MI, and Australia).The diatonic scale is the familiar eight-tone, octave scale of do-re-me-fa-so-la-ti-do.

A diatonic dulcimer uses only the tones of this scale. A chromatic dulcimer is based upon the twelve tones of the chromatic octave scale.

A chromatic dulcimer has the same tones as the portion of the piano keyboard that covers the range of the dulcimer.