This classic exercise, often heard on other instruments, will help you improve your technique, give you something to warm up with, and will provide some cool licks that can be brought into other tunes.
While Mr. Moon is a great three-part round, it also stands on its own played straight through. We'll work on strumming, dotted rhythms, and fingerings as well.
Stephen answers many of the questions that people ask him. Ranging from how to hold the dulcimer, what dulcimer to purchase, if you should use your thumb and more.
The first in a series of flatpicking mountain dulcimer lessons. This lesson includes basic flatpicking technique, exercises, and two versions of Liza Jane.
Part 2 of this lesson can be found here: https://dulcimerschool.com/classes/1335/lessons/6144?locale=en
Learn how the old-time banjo players do it along with another approach uniquely well-suited to the banjammer.
Learn two simple picking patterns that imitate the sound of clawhammer banjo and how to apply them to common dulcimers tunes.