by Linda Ratcliff Practice will clean up the rust and put the shine back in your playing. – Linda Ratcliff Busted & Rusted Call me old-fashioned, but I love old things with a bit of rust on them. Sometimes we wander into antique stores, and I always gravitate to the instrument section. I wonder about […]
Get Some Distance…
The last thing you need to do is keep rehashing the criticism over and over in your mind….
Linda Thomas has provided us with a new lessons series for hammered dulcimer players featuring a tune by the blind Irish harper, Turlough O’Carolan, Squire Parsons. Linda’s introduction and demonstration video is above. Subscribe to DulcimerCrossing in order to have access to all (15) fifteen videos in this lesson set.
by Steve Eulberg & Linda Ratcliff DulcimerCrossing is pleased to introduce our newest instructor: Vi Wickam (Learn more about Vi on the Teacher’s Page or click on the video below: Vi Wickam is a 3rd generation fiddler from Colorado. He has finished in the finals at the Grand Master Fiddling Championship and has also taught there. […]
by Steve Eulberg The Snark™ tuner is very popular with mountain dulcimer players, for good reason. It is quick, accessible, accurate and it’s display is very readable. (This is not an insignificant feature as those of us who continue gathering service stripes in the playing of our dulcimers experience with eyesight that gets weary over time!) […]
by Linda Ratcliff Steve is introducing a new series of lessons at Dulcimer Crossing – How to Play Bluegrass on the Dulcimer. I’ve gone camping to attend bluegrass festivals, and in the evening – all the musicians like to gather around the campfire and jam. But, I have to be honest, my hammered […]