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