The dulcimer community lost an iconic mountain dulcimer player and historian when Ralph Lee Smith passed away in December. Ralph said that to play the
I find it very sad that our dulcimer society won’t be hosting our annual Lagniappe Dulcimer Festival –either in person or on-line — in March
Of all the Irish tunes which I have I have listened to, “Carolan’s Concerto” composed by the blind Irish harper, Turlough O’Caralon, is my favorite.
While on a recent shopping trip, I saw a young man wearing a T-shirt which said, “Without Music, Life would Bb.” How true, yes, life
Dink’s Song is new to me — it was suggested by a club member who found a beautiful version in a dulcimer fingerpicking tablature book,
Here’s a lively old-time Virginia fiddle tune, “Over the Waterfall,” that I’ve arranged for the mountain dulcimer. Although this tune is often played on hammered dulcimer;