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.14, you will hear some lovely music from experienced players and tutors for both kinds of dulcimer – Grace Bayliss (at the age of 6) continues the Woodley family tradition, playing the plucked dulcimer in the Birmingham traditional style – we hear about the Dedication of the Nonsuch Bench in memory of John Shaw during Halsway Dulcimer Week – and about a musical visit to a local school – oh, and there are also some tunes for you to listen to – and to play along with.
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Playlist & Links for Audio Supplement No.14
- Dan Evans & Rebecca Hallworth – Farewell, Farewell
- Thomasina Levy – The Gypsy Rover
- Grace Bayliss (age 6) – Somewhere over the rainbow (video on YouTube)
- Fred Woodley – (clip) Jealous Heart & Your Cheating Heart
- Fred Woodley – Putting on the Style
- Bench Dedication & Flowers of the Forest (videos on YouTube: Words, Music).
- John Shaw – Oyster Girl
- Erin Mae – Discovering the dulcimer
- Erin Mae Lewis – Dill Pickle Rag
- Sally Whytehead – Down by the Salley Garden
- Val Cortoni – Down by The Salley Gardens – Animated Hammered Dulcimer Tutorial (Tympanim #12) – Bandcamp site.
- O’Rourke & Seifert – The Banks of Lough Gowna
- Aaron O’Rourke – Corryvreckan – Interview with Aaron
- Stephen Humphries, Paul Oorts & Karen Ashbrook – Amazing Grace & Hunter’s House Reel
- Nonsuch Massed Dulcimers – Wellerman – Halsway 2023
Previous editions of Dulcimer Junction can be found on Mixcloud.