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:
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 sounds in Dulcimer Junction No.13, you will hear the magical music of the Bowed Psaltery – tunes and songs from players of the hammered dulcimer – a variety of different ways of accompanying songs using the Appalachian or mountain dulcimer – a spotlight on the tune St. Anne’s Reel – more dulcimer connections – and (as always) some tunes for you to listen to – and play along with (if you have a fancy to).
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Playlist & Links for Audio Supplement No.13
- Damian Clarke – Eleanor Plunkett _ Si Bheg Si Mhor
- Doug Berch – I Don’t Even Know Your Name
- The Yetties – The King of the Fairies
- Jeff & Janet Furman – Let the Life I Lead
- Brenda Mangan – Wild Colonial Boy (2 bows) YouTube video, Psaltery Strings Website
- Spring Creek Band – Margaret’s Waltz
- Tony Gillam – Overwintering
- Philip Boulding – St Ann’s Reel – YouTube Channel, Rick Thum Workshop, Learning St. Anne’s Reel.
- Liam Clancy & Tommy Makem – Ballad of St. Anne’s Reel (YouTube), also see Ballad of St. Anne’s Reel by the author, David Mallett.
- Paul Metsers – The Simple Life
- Ekaterina Yukhnova – The Godfather Theme
- Rick Thum – Three Little Birds
Previous editions of Dulcimer Junction can be found on Mixcloud.