A trapezoidal instrument of the zither family. Strings, which are stretched over a soundboard, may be hit by hammers (Hammered dulcimer) or plucked (Mountain or Appalachian dulcimer). The name dulcimer is derived from latin and translated means "sweet sounds".
Journal devoted to both hammered and fretted dulcimer with tunes, tips for beginners, reviews, instrument care and repair, interviews, festival information, and dulcimer history.
Photos of English hammered and trapezoid-plucked dulcimer players. Playing traditions, history, structure, and use.
A website for those interested in the hammered dulcimer or the mountain dulcimer. Includes discussion groups, tips for beginners, event listings, a marketplace of products, tablature, chat room, teacher and club listings, and a contest offering dulcimer-related prizes.
Folk musician based in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Includes biography, recordings, schedule of appearances, and information on hammered dulcimer lessons.
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