Mel Bay Arranging for Hammered Dulcimer

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Mel Bay Arranging for Hammered Dulcimer

$14.95 $19.99 -26% OFF
Product description
Beginning and Intermediate players who have developed a repertoire of melodies will be walked step by step through the process of arranging their tunes. Lessons provide a detailed explanation and numerous examples of root position chords and their inversions on the 12-11 and larger sized hammered dulcimer. Simple tunes are provided for the reader to incorporate newly acquired knowledge of chord theory. Descriptions of bounces, triplets, doubling, counter melodies, arpeggios, scale runs, extended chords, etc. are included as well as opportunities to create arrangements utilizing these techniques.

About the Author
A native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Jeanne Page began her lifelong journey into folk music at age 12, singing and playing the guitar. Since then, she has gravitated to focus primarily on the hammered dulcimer and Celtic harp. She teaches both instruments privately and through the University of New Mexico. Jeanne is the director of a youth harp ensemble called the "Apple Mountain Harp Kids," and co-founded with her husband, Shane, the Apple Mountain Dulcimer Club, and the Apple Mountain Harp Circle. She also directs the "Harps in Healing Service Program" in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Jeanne has been performing solo and with the Celtic/Folk band "Heirlooms" since 1992, and has several instructional books available through Mel Bay Publications.