Category Archive: Dulcimers

Other Noisemakers IV: The Hammered Dulcimer

Deceptively simple in form, and related to early harpsicord and piano variants, the hammered dulcimer is a 3-6 key octave string-percussion instrument diatonically or chromatically arranged with, gee, an awful lot of strings… Continue reading

The Appalachian Mountain Dulcimer

This uniquely eastern American musical instrument had it roots in the German Scheitholt, and has evolved several variants as a folk instrument from the 1700s to the present day. Emanating from Scots immigrants… Continue reading

Custom dulcimer arrived…beauty!

Some of you may know of my, er, interest in musical instruments (and the fact that I am apparently tone deaf as well. I know, very little with me makes sense.) Anyhoo, I… Continue reading