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 & […]
A New Year is like a blank book, and your dulcimer is in your hands.It is your chance to write a beautiful story for yourself. By Linda Ratcliff New Year’s Resolutions for DulcimeristsThe New Year is coming up in just a few days, and now is the perfect time to make some musical resolutions! As […]
by Steve Eulberg Hi folks! This post is music-related but not dulcimer-specific. I have had a Patreon Project going since January of 2015. This fall I decided that I wanted to put together some one-month class offerings that would let people take a single class with daily lessons to work on a specific skill, figuring […]
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 […]
by Steve Eulberg We are excited to announce a new Mountain Dulcimer Lesson Series by Bay area teacher Deborah DJ Hamouris. Deborah teaches at the famed Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse in Berkeley and is the Director of the annual Berkeley Dulcimer Gathering which takes place in May. In this lesson, Deborah takes us beyond playing melody […]
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….