Dulcimer    The dulcimer is one of the few original American musical instruments. It's ancestor, the scheithlot, was found in the late 1700's in Pennsylvania. The Appalachian people changed this instrument and came up with the dulcimer in the 1800's. The word dulcimer means "sweet song", and that describes it well. The Appalachian dulcimer is shaped like an hourglass, or like a woman, as many say. In those days women playing a stringed instrument were not allowed to stand in front of the…

Dulcimer The dulcimer is one of the few original American musical instruments. It's ancestor, the scheithlot, was found in the late 1700's in Pennsylvania. The Appalachian people changed this instrument and came up with the dulcimer in the 1800's. The word dulcimer means "sweet song", and that describes it well. The Appalachian dulcimer is shaped like an hourglass, or like a woman, as many say. In those days women playing a stringed instrument were not allowed to stand in front of the…

Free Sheet Music Scores: The Star-Spangled Banner, free guitar tablature sheet music notes for beginners

Free Sheet Music Scores: The Star-Spangled Banner, free guitar tablature sheet music notes for beginners

Joni Mitchell playing the dulcimer outdoors.

Dulcimers & the Goddess' That Play Them

Tonebox, by Rootworks.Steampunk Hammered Dulcimer instrument.

Easy to play Hammered Dulcimer instrument. 12 note scale

Tonebox, by Rootworks.Steampunk Hammered Dulcimer instrument.

music in my classroom - teach my kiddos music notes and their values

Silvertone Revolver Electric Guitar Package with Instructional DVD, Blue

this instrument is currently hanging in a museum and is one of the only harp/dulcimer created in the world.

this instrument is currently hanging in a museum and is one of the only harp/dulcimer created in the world.

The Woodrow instrument series is a cross between a banjo and an Appalachian dulcimer (or lap dulcimer). Played upright like the banjo, but having the dulcimer construction, gives these instruments the perfect style for Appalachian, bluegrass, celtic, and even blues music. Some styles have a real banjo like twang, while others have a more rounded and mellow sound.

The Woodrow instrument series is a cross between a banjo and an Appalachian dulcimer (or lap dulcimer). Played upright like the banjo, but having the dulcimer construction, gives these instruments the perfect style for Appalachian, bluegrass, celtic, and even blues music. Some styles have a real banjo like twang, while others have a more rounded and mellow sound.

How to Play the Hammered Dulcimer: 5 Simple Steps http://www.celticmusicinstruments.com/how-to-play-the-hammered-dulcimer/

How to Play the Hammered Dulcimer: 5 Simple Steps

How to Play the Hammered Dulcimer: 5 Simple Steps http://www.celticmusicinstruments.com/how-to-play-the-hammered-dulcimer/

Lovvbugg Mini Dulcimer Instrument for 18" American Girl Doll Accessory

Lovvbugg Mini Dulcimer Instrument for 18" American Girl Doll Accessory

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