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My RE Agent Made Me Write This...

and she’s right. If I don’t keep in touch with all of my creative sides during this process I really will go head-banging crazy. And that is not a good thing when you are leaving a rental and they want it left pristine. 240 more words

Dulcimer

#75. Learn to play a new musical instrument—fun matters more than virtuosity

IDEA #75. Learn to play a new musical instrument. You don’t have to be great—you just have to have some fun doing it.

There are so many musical instruments from which to choose: obscure, ethnically specific, loud, soft, heavenly, harsh. 334 more words

The Arts And Creative Expression

Evart Hammered Dulcimer Jam in the Teacher's Tent!

by Steve Eulberg

The Evart Funfest which happens in the 3rd week of July in the heart of Osceola County, Michigan, gathers amazing musicians.

Under the teacher’s tent, by John and Sharon Skaryd’s camper, there are day and night-long jams and fun conversations, both vocal and musical!   103 more words

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Shakin' Down the Acorns

Shakin’ Down the Acorns by Tony Elman

Shakin’ Down the Acorns is a volume of “footstompin’ fiddle tunes” with hammered dulcimer. Featuring American Folk songs such as Arkansas Traveler and Uke Pick Waltz, Elman’s group of banjo, recorder, dobro, piano, cello, and a fiddle provide a smorgasbord of tunes that will set the most stubborn foot a tappin’. 9 more words

Out Of The Basement

Upcoming Exhibit: "The Virginia Dulcimer: 200 Years of Picking"

Hello, all!  My apologies for the long gap between posts, but I had a very busy, out-of-town weekend that wasn’t quite conducive to internet time.  However, I am here to announce an upcoming exhibit soon to be installed here at the museum, which will focus on the musical instrument known as the dulcimer. 839 more words

Classic Zeppelin "Whole Lotta Love" played on 3-string electric mountain dulcimer by Sam Edelston

  • Classic Zeppelin “Whole Lotta Love” played on 3-string electric mountain dulcimer by Sam Edelston. The dulcimer can be a very sweet, tender instrument — but it’s also great for rocking out.
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