• Dulcimer Junction Issue 4

    February 28, 2021

    In this 4th edition of the Audio Supplement, hosted by Ken Hudson of Roving Folk, you will hear music & songs from Ken Bloom, Rachel Sprinkle, Deborah Justice, John Pearse, Shirley Collins, The Albion Country Band, the English Dulcimer Duo, Ewan MacColl & Peggy Seeger, Pete & Chris Coe and Grant Olson.

  • Dulcimer Junction 3

    Dulcimer Junction Issue 3

    December 3, 2020

    In this 3rd edition of the Audio Supplement, hosted by Ken Hudson of Roving Folk, we have an assortment of tracks which we hope you will find to be of interest - including contributions from Nonsuch members. Within the newsletter, you will find music to play from - and in this audio supplement, you will hear how it can sound - Music & songs from Jim Couza; Howie Mitchell; Damian Clark; Dan Evans; The Corries; Billy Cooper; Billy Bennington; Kattywompus String Band.

  • Nonsuch AGM 2020 Voting Results

    October 28, 2020

    Results of the AGM 2020 voting. Our trustees Sally Whytehead, Hilary Davies and Sandra Hudson were unanimously elected, and our reports and accounts were accepted.

  • Dulcimer Junction Issue 2

    September 3, 2020

    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 2nd edition of the Nonsuch Newsletter Audio Supplement, giving our newsletter an added dimension.

  • Typical layout for a 12/12 hammered dulcimer

    Hammered dulcimer tuning diagram

    January 25, 2020

    Diagram of the note layout for a standard, diatonically tuned hammered dulcimer with 12 treble courses and 12 bass courses; probably the most popular configuration in the UK

  • Roger Frood

    What makes a good (Hammered) Dulcimer, by Roger Frood

    November 8, 2019

    Roger Frood gives some advice on choosing a good quality hammered dulcimer, particularly useful when considering a second hand instrument.