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Mountain Dulcimer MB93859BCD $17.95

This book is a collection of traditional folksongs, Irish and American fiddle tunes, adaptations of classical pieces, and original songs. The songs combine melody lines in standard notation with suggested chords for accompaniment. Unlike Mark's other books, Mountain Dulcimer is best appreciated by a player of intermediate to advanced capability who wishes to learn how to add chords behind a melody line, or how to use octave and rhythm changes in creating an effective arrangement.

Scottish Airs and Ballads for Appalachian Dulcimer MB96022BCD $22.95

This collection of great Scottish songs includes examples from a variety of sources-contemporary singer, old manuscripts, broadside ballads, and recordings. All of the songs have been Expertly arranged to lie ideomatically on the Appalachian dulcimer. Contains some songs composed by Robert Burns. Written in notation and tablature.

Celtic Songs and Slow Airs for the Mountain Dulcimer MB99700BCD $22.95

In folk tradition, stories of love lost, betrayal, jealousy, conflict, emigration, and the supernatural are often immortalized in songs of many traditions, demonstrating that singing has been a universal vehicle for the human condition. The criteria for this wonderful collection of prose and melodies is from Celtic traditions that have been with us for hundreds of years. These compositions have been arranged so that each will work both as an air and as a song. All of the selections in the book appear on the companion CD.

Favorite Old-Time American Songs for Dulcimer MB97189 $24.95

This giant book features over 100 of America's favorite folk songs, expertly arranged for the Appalachaian dulicmer. Children's songs, work songs, old Anglo-American ballads, songs of strife and freedom, love songs and much, much more are all gathered here in arrangements suitable for the beginning and intermediate player. The songs come from all over - old books and sheet music, transcriptions from field recordings, but mostly from the singing of countless folks in kitchens and festival hallways, street corners and concert stages.Songs include "Poor Wayfaring Stranger," "Tenting Tonight," "Don't Let Your Deal Go Down," "Oh, Death," "Careless Love," and many, many more.Tunings used include D-A-D and D-A-A, as well as C-G-C and C-G-G and several modal tunings. All are playable on any three- or four-stringed dulcimer. Some use a 6 1/2 fret. Includes information on reading music and TAB, notes on transposing, and a useful index of songs by tuning. In standard notation and TAB, with guitar chords.

 
 
 

 
 
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