The Appalachian Dulcimer (or Mountain Dulcimer) dates back to the early 1800s. It was developed from similarly designd Medival European instruments, in the zither family. The dulcimer first appeard in Southern Appalachian Mountains, thus the reference “mountain” dulcimer. Today the dulcimer has become one of the most recognizable and popular folk instruments in the United States.
Since 1971, Black Mountain Instruments has been making superior quality, reasonably priced dulcimers.
These stringed acoustical instruments are very simple to learn and play and, they can be enjoyed by a wide range of people - musicians and non-musican, adults and children.
Black Mountain Instruments is proud to continue the tradition of the Mountain Dulcimer. We offer a complete line of acoustic, electric and paper tune dulcimers. Plus, the best available support materials for the dulcimer, including songbooks and tapes. The exclusive Black Mountain handmade process insures that each dulcimer has the best tone and most beautiful finish.