A brief history of the dulcimer


The dulcimer, a predecessor to the piano, often associated with folk music, has an interesting history.

An article over at The Norman Transcript talks to Barbara Gibson, of Ohio, where in the town of Coshocton in May they hold “Dulcimer Days”.

An interesting article that covers the origins of the dulcimer, different types of dulcimer, tuning, and playing technique.

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Read the full article: Old-fashioned dulcimer music: How sweet the sound