Vi Wickam has provided us with a new lesson on DulcimerCrossing.com for the Fiddle Series. He and Steve play the tune at the Swingfingers studio above while recording for their duo, Fiddle Whamdiddle’s debut CD Old School Old-Time Cold Frosty Morning is a wonderful old tune in a minor mode. Take a look at Vi’s […]
We see the trophies, not the sweat.We see the diplomas, not the years of study and homework.We see outstanding performances, not the hours and hours of practice. by Linda Ratcliff The Iceberg Illusion I came across this illustration and it really resonated in my heart. There is this glamour around success that seems to appear […]
by Steve Eulberg We are excited to announce that we have a new Fiddle Lesson posted on DulcimerCrossing.com. The 8th of January is a tune that was written to celebrate and commemorate Andrew Jackson’s victory over the British in the Battle of New Orleans in the War of 1812. This tune appears on Steve & […]
by Linda Racliff & Steve Eulberg As we’ve been watching all the dulcimer groups on Facebook, we have noticed the same question keeps popping up everywhere. People who are new to playing the dulcimer, and those who have just moved to a new community, are looking for a dulcimer club to join. Since EverythingDulcimer.com […]
by Steve Eulberg These questions get asked frequently so here is a guide to help you decode the chord symbols that you may often see above the musical notation: A Chord (by definition a triad) is made up of 3 specific pitches (1-3-5 steps of the scale.) A Chord Symbol is short hand for which […]
This is one of Vi’s favorite old-time tunes, and crosses several different genres from old-timey Ozark style to Texas style, and even to bluegrass. The version in this lesson is on the beginner level….