This tune is played fingerstyle, and the lesson is best suited for intermediate to advanced students. Here Steve plays through the tune for us.
Moderato in C
by Linda Ratcliff Moderato in C was written by Fernando Sor for classical guitarists. However, the exercise lends itself very well to the mountain dulcimer in the D-A-d tuning or you can retune your dulcimer to C-G-c to keep the piece in its original key. Watch the intro and demonstration below: This tune will make a […]
Spotted Pony for Hammered Dulcimer!
by Steve Eulberg At DulcimerCrossing.com we seem to love riding the ponies because here we are, announcing the new hammered dulcimer lesson for this tune, Spotted Pony. Steve first learned this from Erin Mae Lewis at the Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield Kansas (mumble, mumble) years ago! It’s stepwise and skipping melodic phrases make it […]
Funeral March of a Marionette-New DAC Lesson
DulcimerCrossing is excited to announce a brand-new fingertyle lesson for advanced players in the DAC tuning on a standard mountain dulcimer. “We are excited to be offering this lesson in DAC tuning, which helps people expand both their skills and their repertoire,” Eulberg said from his studio. “In addition, this arrangement requires some specific skills […]
Expanding Noter Style
Linda Ratcliff & Steve Eulberg If you want to play your Appalachian mountain dulcimer in the old traditional style, you will use a noter on the melody string(s), leaving the other 2 strings open to create a drone sound. We have developed several lessons that use a “noter,” so we decided to add a new […]
Habits Announcement (Ends 9/30/18)
“Hi, this is Steve Eulberg with another Habit for Your…. ….well, it’s not exactly a Habit, it’s an announcement: For people who are developing their Habits for a Healthy Music Habitat. My patrons, on Patreon, have been able to support me so that I can finish this collection in a digitized fashion. Southern Harmony shape-note […]