Hiring A New Moving Agency? 6 Things You Need To Watch Out For

There are several things that you should consider before hiring a packer and mover so that you end up with a right service provider. Calgary movers www.matco.ca puts before you the following 6 things to watch out for to hire a good packing and moving agency.

Welcome to the December ‘10/January ’11 Issue of DulcimerSessions®!

by Lois Hornbostel We wish you and yours a wonderful holiday season! Hammered and mountain dulcimers are different instruments with different playing techniques, but they have a lot of music in common, and many people play both. To make mountain dulcimer music accessible to hammered dulcimer players, we usually include with mountain dulcimer tablature the […]

  • Ted
  • November 30, 2016
  • 0

Welcome to the February/March ’11 Issue of DulcimerSessions®!

By Lois Hornbostel Hammered and mountain dulcimers are different instruments with different playing techniques, but they have a lot of music in common, and many people play both. In our February/March issue we would like to present some music in honor of St. Patrick’s Day.  This issue’s music is certainly played in the Irish tradition, […]

  • Ted
  • November 30, 2016
  • 0

Welcome to the April/May ’11 Issue of DulcimerSessions®!

Hammered and mountain dulcimers are different instruments with different playing techniques, but they have a lot of music in common, and many people play both. Our April/May issue contains: For Mountain Dulcimer (with notation and chord letters for hammered dulcimer):   An Interview with Jerry Rockwell, Mountain Dulcimer Player & Builder. This article contains three […]

  • Ted
  • November 30, 2016
  • 0

Welcome to the June/July ’11 Issue of DulcimerSessions®!

Hammered and mountain dulcimers are different instruments with different playing techniques, but they have a lot of music in common, and many people play both.   Our June/July issue begins with a lovely piece of music to fingerpick or flatpick on mountain dulcimer. In addition to tablature, it has notation and chord letters that hammered […]

  • Ted
  • November 30, 2016
  • 0

Welcome to the August/September ’11 Issue of DulcimerSessions®!

By Lois Hornbostel Hammered and mountain dulcimers are different instruments with different playing techniques, but they have a lot of music in common, and many people play both instruments. Most of our mountain dulcimer music is presented in both tablature and standard musical notation, making the music accessible to hammered dulcimer players and those who […]

  • Ted
  • November 30, 2016
  • 0

Welcome to the October/November ’11 Issue of DulcimerSessions®!

Hammered and mountain dulcimers are different instruments with different playing techniques, but they have a lot of music in common, and many people play both instruments. Most of our mountain dulcimer music is presented in both tablature and standard musical notation, making the music accessible to hammered dulcimer players and those who play other instruments. […]

  • Ted
  • November 30, 2016
  • 0

Welcome to the December ’11/January ‘12 Issue of DulcimerSessions®!

We wish you and yours a wonderful holiday season!   Hammered and mountain dulcimers are different instruments with different playing techniques, but they have a lot of music in common, and many people play both instruments. Most of our mountain dulcimer music is presented in both tablature and standard musical notation, making the music accessible […]

  • Ted
  • November 30, 2016
  • 0

Welcome to the February/March ‘12 Issue of DulcimerSessions®!

Issue #51 of DulcimerSessions is a blend of a two technique articles and some Irish tunes in honor of St. Patrick’s Day! 1. “HOME-MIDDLE-OUTSIDE,” is a new system of playing accompaniment with the mountain dulcimer in more keys, written by mountain dulcimer/guitar/ukulele player Ehukai Teves.   2. “PIPE ON THE HOB,” is an Irish jig […]

  • Ted
  • November 30, 2016
  • 0

“The Cukoo’s Nest” for Hammered Dulcimer

This is a favorite Irish/Scottish/American reel, sometimes played slower as a hornpipe. The following is a formal performance of Ken and Robin Bullock playing a medley of three tunes. “The Cukoo’s Nest” is the third of the medley and begins at about 2:28 on the video. It’s at performance tempo and stylized, but can give […]

  • Ted
  • November 30, 2016
  • 0

“Angel Band” for Hammered Dulcimer

This beautiful early gospel song (Jefferson Hascall, pub. 1860, Public Domain) is sometimes listed as “O Come Angel Band” and is a favorite of bluegrass and church music lovers. Like other arrangements in Bluegrass on Hammered Dulcimer, Jeanne Page first presents the basic melody and then a fuller, more arranged version.

  • Ted
  • November 30, 2016
  • 0

“Haste to the Wedding” An Irish Jig for Hammered Dulcimer

by Maggie Sansome “Haste to the Wedding” is a favorite traditional Irish dance and jamming tune. Here is Maggie Sansone’s hammered dulcimer arrangement or it (with a harmony as well) from the above-referenced book. You can purchase the book in printed or “e” version at MelBay.com

  • Ted
  • November 30, 2016
  • 0

“Scotland the Brave” Arranged for Hammered Dulcimer

The bagpipe tune, “Scotland the Brave,” probably became known around the turn of the 20th Century.  It is considered the unofficial national anthem of Scotland. Many people in the U.S. first heard this traditional melody in the 1950s, when the Ames Brothers recorded contemporary lyrics to it bearing the name “My Bonnie Lassie.”   Sally […]

  • Ted
  • November 30, 2016
  • 0

“Petronella” – Scottish Reel Arranged for Hammered Dulcimer

by Maggie Sansone  “Petronella” is a female given name, a diminutive form of “Petra,” which is a feminine form of the name “Peter.” This lovely Scottish reel is often played for New England contra dances, where they seem to play many tunes named after women!   Maggie’s arrangement has a variation on the A part […]

  • Ted
  • November 30, 2016
  • 0

“Korobushka” A Russian Folk Dance Melody

from the Mel Bay book Hammered Dulcimer Arrangements for Special Occasions by Peggy Carter The Russian 19th century poet Nekrasov wrote a poem for which the tune “Korobushka” was later written. The tune became very popular in late 19th century Russian cities and countryside. Soon a dance “Korobushka” developed. It is said that in the […]

  • Ted
  • November 30, 2016
  • 0

Unhurried Hammering

Erik Satie’s “Gymnopedia Number One” This article presents the classical melody “Gymnopedia Number One” by Erik Satie. The name gymnopedia is that of an ancient Greek festival. Since Satie was French, the French pronunciation is zheem-no-ped-ee(with no real stress on any syllable). The Gymnopedia Suite was published in Paris in 1888. Erik Satie was a […]

  • Ted
  • November 30, 2016
  • 0
Page 4 of 6« First...«23456 »