March 30, 2015

Steve Eulberg: smile-inducing, toe-tapping, folkgrass

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2014 National Champion, Karen Alley, and Steve Eulberg play a gospel set at the Colorado Dulcimer Festival, 2015.

Singing with John McCutcheon

My friend and colleague and long-distance mentor, John McCutcheon, has just released a recording commemorating the 100th anniversary of the (legal) assassination of union organizer and songwriter, Joe Hill. The composer of songs like Casey Jones and Th…

Gut-String Gourd Banjo

While looking for something else in storage this week, I was able to find the documentation of this fun adventure in patience, support and partnership in musical instrument construction that I want to share here!It was after hearing Mike Seeger play a …

Kitty Puss at the Ozark Folk Center

While teaching at the Mountain Dulcimer Week at the Ozark Folk Center in the summer of 2009, Steve Eulberg performed this tune, Kitty Puss, which he learned from Don Pedi, in the midday concert.  He is playing noter style on his Mike Clemmer dulcimer (with a doubled bass string).  Video by Barry Bianchi. This tune […]

An early demo of Set Your Back to the Setting Sun

This is the bluegrass-style demo for this tune which was first published as a choral tune for the suite of songs I was commissioned to compose and arrange for the Rainbow Chorus in Fort Collins, CO. It was part of the Beginnings world premiere con…

The Dulcimer Orchestra Library Project…

…and the Berkeley Dulcimer Orchestra (California)   …and the Colorado Dulcimer Orchestra (Colorado) …and the Northeast Dulcimer Orchestra  (Connecticut)   …Are all part of a growing movement of dulcimer players who gather to play multi-part music from a classical repertoire. The Dulcimer Orchestra Library Project gathers, commissions and provides accessible arrangements of classical tunes from around the world […]