interesting description of the dulcymore/dulcimer

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interesting description of the dulcymore/dulcimer

Postby dbennett » Mon May 15, 2017 8:59 pm

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Re: interesting description of the dulcymore/dulcimer

Postby Robin T » Mon Aug 21, 2017 9:11 pm

Very cool, David. Thanks for the posting!
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Re: interesting description of the dulcymore/dulcimer

Postby KenH » Tue Aug 22, 2017 6:56 am

Especially interesting is that this is a "crossover" description--illustration. Someone really didn't understand the difference between a mountain dulcimer and a hammered dulcimer. The illustration show a MD but the player has a pair of 'hammer' sticks. The description at the bottom of the page is definitely that for the HD not the MD.
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Re: interesting description of the dulcymore/dulcimer

Postby Robin T » Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:35 am

Ken, good point. Though I don't discount the possible use of "fiddlesticks" used by the player percussively to play dance rhythms. :)
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Re: interesting description of the dulcymore/dulcimer

Postby Frimp » Tue Aug 22, 2017 8:29 am

Yep, and he has it on his lap back'ards, and at a per-culiar angle.
Reckon whar thet author got thar larnin' at?...
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Re: interesting description of the dulcymore/dulcimer

Postby strumelia » Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:37 am

You'd think both the author and the illustrator might have taken a few minutes to do a bit of research before featuring a traditional musical instrument so prominently in a book that celebrates local culture and traditional life.
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Re: interesting description of the dulcymore/dulcimer

Postby Frimp » Tue Aug 22, 2017 5:40 pm

...but NO-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O! :D
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