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Building a hammered dulcimer

Rick Fogel

Building a hammered dulcimer

do-kit-yourself

by Rick Fogel

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by R. F. Print Service in Strongsville, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dulcimer.,
  • Dulcimer -- Construction.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 34.

    Statementby Rick Fogel & N. A. Martin.
    ContributionsMartin, N. A.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 p. :
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22963948M

    “My interest in musical instruments began in when I was introduced to the Bowed Psaltery and Hammered Dulcimer,” he explains. Since then he has made a hobby out building Bowed Psalteries, making 34 of them so far. Other Instruments to his credit are an Irish Harp, Classical Guitar, Hammered Dulcimer, and a four octave Concert Marimba. The hammered dulcimer is rectangular or trapezoidal in shape and has sets of multiple strings with a range of up to three octaves. The instrument is played with two light-weight beaters called hammers that are shaped like long-handled spoons and are used to strike the strings.

      "THE HAMMERED DULCIMER BOOK - How I Build the Things" by Charlie Alm. A well known mid-western builder, Charlie has built over hammered dulcimers. Includes sources for hard-to-find parts, pinblock templates, hammer designs. This book is basic enough to be helpful to a novice, and in-depth enough to help an experienced builder. The Online Dulcimer Shop Lotis Way Louisville, KY, USA.

    Walnut Classic Mountain Dulcimer Kit. This is a kit version of our Walnut Classic Mountain Dulcimer. The Walnut Classic shares the same dimensions as the Cedar Creek but features all solid wood construction. The book-matched walnut back and sides add even more depth and balance to the stereo sound of the Cedar Creek. Building a Mountain Dulcimer. There are two kinds of instruments commonly called "Dulcimer" here in the U.S. The hammered dulcimer is familiar in the British Isles as a "dulcimer" and in a different form in Ireland as the tiompan. In the middle east and India it's called a santoor or santouri.


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