Music Theory

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Music Theory

Postby Myra63 » Tue Nov 07, 2017 12:40 pm

Hello,Im new here and new to Mountain Dulcimers. I have a question i watched a Bing Futch You Tube Video which was very informative in it he mentioned a book Music Theory for Mountain Dulcimers where do i get it! I looked on his website but didn't see it. Thanks if anyone knows of an easy to read and learn book please let me know !

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Re: Music Theory

Postby bret » Tue Nov 07, 2017 2:32 pm

Hi Myra,

I searched a bit and found this: ... tCode=1238

Maybe that's the one you're looking for. The image for the book has a website for the author.
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Re: Music Theory

Postby dholeton » Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:51 am

Welcome to Everything Dulcimer. Also attached is a link to Jim Miller's website. He has several other books that might be useful for you, too.
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Re: Music Theory

Postby Acmespaceship » Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:46 pm

Jerry Rockwell has a series of articles about theory on his website:

I think his book is still available:
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Re: Music Theory

Postby waldensis » Thu Nov 30, 2017 6:06 am

Jerry Rockwell's book is great! If I could begin again my dulcimer journey Jerry's Music Theory and Robert Force's In Search of the Wild Dulcimer are the only books I would buy.
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