Four & Twenty Songs for the Mountain Dulcimer 1992
Four & Twenty Songs for the Mountain Dulcimer. (1992, Trade Paperback).
Dorothy French (Author), Lynn McSpadden (Editor), Music Sales America, 1992.
Originally published: 1977
Features detailed instructions on both traditional and progressive playing styles, plus a clear explanation of dulcimer tuning. Traditional songs from the Ozarks for the mountain dulcimer player, with instruments for playing both traditional and progressive styles. Chord charts for the dulcimer and chords indicated for use with guitar, etc.
This book starts with an introduction to the dulcimer, tuning the dulcimer, traditional playing styles, progressive playing styles, 24 songs with music, an appendix, and a few black & white photos of musicians.
All Good Times * Aura Lee * Balm in Gilead * Boil Them Cabbage Down * Buffalo Gals * Cherry Tree Carol * Down the Valley * Eighth of January * Four Marys * The Frozen Girl * Greensleeves * Harrison Town * Hold On * Hush, Little Baby * I Ride an Old Paint * Jesse James * Little Birdie * Lord Lovel * One Morning in May * Passing By * Scarborough Fair * Turnip Greens * Wild and Reckless Hobo * Wondrous Love.
Softcover book. Mild cover creases with a secure binding and clean pages.