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Hammered Dulcimer Books

Maggie Sansone Hammered Dulcimer Books

Various Hammered Dulcimer Books

Christmas Music for Hammered Dulcimer

 

Maggie Sansone Hammered Dulcimer Books

Mel Bay's Dance Upon The Shore
#MB95432   Book Only  $8.95
#MB95432   CD Only   $15.98
#MB95432CDP   Book/CD Pkg.   $23.95

By Maggie Sansone.  A cool Celtic voyage to Ireland, Scotland, Brittany and the Isle of Man.  Features traditional tunes in innovative arrangements for the hammered dulcimer with Irish flute, cittern, guitar, mandolin, soprano sax, Celtic harp, fretless bass, bodhran and hand drums.  The award winning companion recording includes Skye Aire and St. Kilda Aire from The Patrick McDonald Collection; the Shetland reel Willafjord; and others.

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Mel Bay's Mist & Stone
#MB95025   Book Only   $8.95
#MB95025C  Cassette Only   $10.98
#MB95025CD   CD Only   $15.98
#MB95025P   Book/Cass Pkg.   $18.95
#MB95025CDP   Book/CD Pkg.   $23.95

By Maggie Sansone.  Mist & Stone is the popular and critically acclaimed recording by hammered dulcimer soloist Maggie Sansone.  We are proud to introduce the companion hammered dulcimer book.  Included are 22 dazzling solos, rich and varied in texture, capturing the energy and spirit of Celtic music.  All songs from this book are on the cassette and CD.

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Mel Bay's Traditions/Hammered Dulcimer
#MB95431   Book Only   $12.95
#MB95431C   Cassette Only   $10.98
#MB95431CD   CD Only   $15.98
#MB95431P   Book/Cass Pkg.   $22.95
#MB95431CDP   Book/CD Pkg.   $27.95

By Maggie Sansone.  A lively collection of toe-tapping jigs, reels, hornpipes, lilting Scottish strathspeys, 18th. Century Irish airs, medieval and Renaissance court dances, and a country rag.  Note:  the recordings contain only select pieces from the book.

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Mel Bay's Sounds Of The Season, Volume 1
#MB95021   Book Only   $7.95
#MB95021C   Cassette Only   $10.98
#MB95021CD   CD Only   $15.98
#MB95021P   Book/Cass Pkg.  $17.95
#MB95021CDP   Book/CD Pkg.   $22.95

By Maggie Sansone.  This text contains most of the solos found on Maggie Sansone's recent recording by the same title.  Included are new variations of 15 Celtic and traditional Christmas favorites.  Great music and wonderful listening!  CD contains 7 additional musical selections.

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Mel Bay's Sounds Of The Season, Volume 2
#MB95566   Book Only   $7.95
#MB95566C   Cassette Only   $10.98
#MB95566CD   CD Only   $15.98
#MB95566P   Book/Cass Pkg.   $17.95
#MB95566CDP   Book/CD Pkg.  $22.95

By Maggie Sansone.  A NAIRD Indie nominee for "Best Seasonal Album of the Year".  Includes medieval folk carols, English, French and Flemish carols, new variations of traditional favorites, and the popular American carols.

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Mel Bay's A Scottish Christmas For Hammered Dulcimer
#MB96515   Book Only   $9.95
#MB96515C   Cassette Only   $10.98
#MB96515CD   CD Only   $15.98
#MB96515P   Book/Cass Pkg.   $19.95
#MB96515CDP   Book/CD Pkg.   $24.95

By Maggie Sansone.  This text contains the pieces played on The Maggie's Music recording - A Scottish Christmas acclaimed by CBS Sunday morning as "Ancient and infectious... one of the best-selling CDs of the season."

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Various Hammered Dulcimer Books

Mel Bay's You Can Teach Yourself Hammered Dulcimer
#MB95440   Book Only   Price $9.95
#MB95440C   Cassette Only   Price $9.98
#MB95440P   Book/Cass Pkg   Price $18.95

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Mel Bay's Hills Of Erin
#MB95539   Book Only   $7.95
#MB95539CD   CD Only   $15.98
#MB95539CDP   Book/CD Pkg.   $22.95

By Karen Ashbrook.  This book features 23 exquisite original and traditional Irish tunes.  Karen Ashbrook's flowing hammered dulcimer transcription of the "Prelude to the First Cello Suite" by J.S. Bach.  Continuo chords are shown for all selections except the unaccompanied Bach piece.  Illustrated with photos of the artist and Emerald Isle.  All tunes are on the CD except John Bowe's Favorite.

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 Mel Bay's Hammered Dulcimer Classics
#MB95107
$8.95

By Carole Koenig.  Many of the selections in this book are ancient Parisian dance melodies, others are composed by famous composer Michael Praetorius.  A recording of Carole Koenig' solos performance is available and high recommended.  In notation and tab.

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Mel Bay's Hammered Dulcimer Chords
#96675
$12.95

By Jeanne Page.  This book was written to aid the dulcimer player in playing back-up.  It provides the tools needed for musicians who are seeking to go beyond simple melody lines.  The majority of chords diagrammed are those most commonly used, and those whose notes are clustered on the instrument in six repeated shapes.   Diagrams are drawn for 15/14 dulcimers.

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Mel Bay's The Hammered Dulcimer Companion
#MB94019
$10.95

By Phillip Mason.  This book is intended to be a many faceted guide for the beginning as well as the advancing hammered dulcimer player.  It covers much information that will provide a solid foundation from which to pursue his or her exploration of the instrument.  Written in both an authoritative and easy to understand manner, this landmark text brings hammered dulcimer performance within the grasp of many eager learners.  Topics include:  Playing and singing instruction;   A collection of dulcimer songs and tunes; and more helpful reference
material.

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Mel Bay's Hammer Dulcimer Solos, Volume 1
#MB94354BCD   Book/CD Pkg    $14.95

By Carrie Cromption.  An outstanding book of hammer dulcimer solos featuring three varieties of arrangements;  melodies that "stand alone" because of their numerous arpeggios; melodies with an arpeggiated accompaniment (similar to fingerpicking on the guitar); and fully harmonized arrangements.  The companion CD is an excellent recording, in stereo format.  It features all of the pieces in the book which are performed solo on hammered dulcimer by the author, Carrie Crompton.  This collection of solos is designed to meet the needs of players who play solo for their own pleasure and perform solos works with or without an accompanist.  All tunes are appropriate for celebratory occasions and are complex enough to keep the serious hammered dulcimer player interested.

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Mel Bay's Hammer Dulcimer Solos, Volume 2
#MB95205   Book Only   $9.95
#MB95205C   Cassette Only   $9.98
#MB95205P   Book/Cass Pkg.   $18.95

By Carrie Crompton.  A delightful collection of hammered dulcimer solos designed to meet the needs of players who play solo for their own pleasure or perform solo works with or without an accompanist.  All tunes are appropriate for celebratory occasions and are complex enough to keep the serious hammered dulcimer player interested.  The arrangements are in several styles:  arpeggiated, chorded, droned, and mixed.   Chords are provided for the accompanist.  Note:  20 of the 35 songs from the book are on the cassette.

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Mel Bay's Helicon International Acoustic Tune Book
#MB95505
$12.95

By Ken Kolodner, Chris Norman & Robin Bullock.  This is a collection of music from nearly 30 countries.  Tunes are written as simple melodic lines with suggested chords.  Great for any acoustic instrument!

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Mel Bay's The Hammered Dulcimer
#MB93618
$6.95

By Norman Hughes.  A handy, concise instructional text on hammered dulcimer.   This contains information on tuning, playing techniques, solos, and even a reference section on music theory!

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Hammered Dulcimer Christmas Music
Mel Bay's A Scottish Christmas For Hammered Dulcimer
#MB96515  Book Only   $9.95
#B96515C   Cassette Only   $10.98
#MB6515CD   CD Only   $15.98
#MB96515P   Book/Cass Pkg.   $19.95
#MB96515CDP   Book/CD Pkg.   $24.95

By Maggie Sansone.  This text contains the pieces played on The Maggie's Music recording - A Scottish Christmas acclaimed by CBS Sunday morning as "Ancient and infectious... one of the best-selling CDs of the season."

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Mel Bay's A Victorian Christmas
#MB94816
$9.95

By Robin Petrie.  Lovingly restores 22 carols for the hammered dulcimer.

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