Unlock the secrets of this stunning and highly characteristic instrument with the help of a true Dulcimer master. The beauty of the instrument is such that even a novice can entice sweet tones and simple tunes almost immediately. For an experienced player, the Dulcimer is rich, complex, versatile and highly expressive. Starting with tuning up, Schnaufer covers your first scales, fingerings and strumming techniques. You'll then learn accompaniments to some of country music's greatest melodies, including adding chords and harmony. There are several beautiful arrangements of classics including Tennessee Waltz and I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry that will open up new doors in your playing and musicianship, giving you the tools to really expand your abilities with this wonderful instrument.
A companion dvd to Madeline MacNeil's You Can Teach Yourself Hammered Dulcimer book. Contains essential information on playing the hammered dulcimer--such as tuning, major and minor keys, duplicated notes, repeated notes, modulations, walking bass lines, chromatic notes, drone harmony, back-up chords, interval harmony, and more! Also contains Madeline MacNeil's hammered dulcimer arrangements of 25 tunes. (85-minutes)
DVD's for dulcimer including the You Can Teach Yourself - Dulcimer and Hammered Dulcimer dvds by MacNeil.