The Sweet Sounds and Singing Strings of Dedicated Dulcimers

For anyone who enjoys the melodious sound of dulcimers – both hammered and mountain style – Roving Folk, on Phoenix Radio in Halifax, West Yorkshire – in association with the Nonsuch Dulcimer Club – brings you the:

Nonsuch Newsletter Audio Supplement, Spring 2022 No 8

Our aim is to give the Newsletter an added audio dimension. The latest edition of Dulcimer Junction continues to support the music and information printed in the Nonsuch Newsletter – and includes contributions from Nonsuch members – and links to a number of articles within the newsletter.

Among the variety of topics in Dulcimer Junction No.8 – you will find – tunes to play; a book recommendation – which covers the history of the folk revival; more information about dance music in the 17th Century; and music recorded by Jack Bethel in his history of the dulcimer in Scotland.

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Playlist & Links for Audio Supplement No.8

  1. Crasdant – Gwyr Pen-dref/ Cwrw Melyn/ Hoffedd Ap Hywel
  2. John Shaw – Quickstep from the Battle of Prague
  3. John Shaw – Oyster Girl
  4. John Kirkpatrick & Sue Harris – Must I Be Bound and Mrs Saggs
  5. Fraser Bruce – Oh How They All Grow Older
  6. Singing Together
  7. Willie Brown – Westering Home
  8. The Corries – Westering Home
  9. David Sinton – Carrickfergus
  10. Ashley Hutchings & John Kirkpatrick – Haste to the Wedding

Links you may find helpful:-

Crasdant – Crasdant – Music – Sain Records – Music from Wales (

John Shaw |

John Kirkpatrick & Sue Harris – Stolen Ground – Topic Records

Home | fraserbruce

BBC Radio 4 – Archive on 4, Singing Together

The Corries Official Website

Willie and Frank Brown – rareTunes

David Sinton :: Caledonian Sunset (

The Compleat Dancing Master (

Ashley Hutchings On The Compleat Dancing Master – YouTube

Ashley Hutchings | Official Website

Previous editions of Dulcimer Junction can be found on Mixcloud.

Dulcimer Junction is brought to you by Ken Hudson. Ken also hosts Roving Folk – the 4th Sunday Folk Show. on Phoenix FM. Have a listen!