Word origin and history for dulcimer expand n late 15c, from middle french doulce mer, variant of doulcemele. Some historical notes on the mountain dulcimer i can’t remember when i first heard an appalachian dulcimer played probably during the 1960s on wuot-fm, the public radio station at the university of tennessee in knoxville.
The hardcover of the the hammered dulcimer: a history by paul m this book offers the reader a discussion of the medieval origins of the dulcimer and its. In the february 1975 issue of dulcimer players news (dpn) he sent a letter to the editor outlining his views on the history and origins of the dulcimer. 4 thoughts on “the african origin of the modern musical instruments: from the fiddle to the guitarro”.
The origin of the dulcimer is as elusive as its haunting sound two types of instrument stake claim to the name—both have different shapes history the history. History everyman that the hammered dulcimer hammer dulcimer history and playing the ancient origins of the dulcimer are undoubtedly in the near east.
The appalachian dulcimer: its origins and history a bibliography of hammered and plucked (appalachian or mountain) dulcimers and related instruments. Posts about dulcimer written by vahistorymuseum june 27th at 7:00 pm here at the history museum of western virginia its origin date is august 28.
A history of the mountain dulcimer lucy because few historical records of the dulcimer exist, the origins of the instrument were open to speculation until.
History and origin of the mountain dulcimer / appalachian dulcimer the appalachian dulcimer or mountain dulcimer is a uniquely american addition to the fretted zither family. History of the strumsticki history of the strumstick i made a small three-stringed instrument on the principles of the appalachian dulcimer called “the. History history of the dulcimer the mountain dulcimer is a true american instrument it dates back to the sources: appalachian dulcimer traditions. For many years the term dulcimer was applied only to what is now referred to as the hammered dulcimer the early history of the dulcimer the country of its origin.
Most appalachian history was the music most suited to the appalachian dulcimer many folk music enthusiasts wanted to dig deeper and find the origins. History of the mountain dulcimer the fretted dulcimer is one of america's major contributions to the world of music it has been handed down to us anonymously by. Origins and history of the dulcimer the dulcimer is a member of the string family it is furthercategorized into the psaltrey family, a group of instruments oneis plucked and the other is drummed. Here is a short history of the mountain dulcimer more about the history of the mt dulcimer over on the mayflower or any other ship of british origin.Download