This is a HOT Power point for Dulcimer! Introduction to the Appalachian Mountain Dulcimer, Beginning Lesson 1. Featured Melody is Hot Cross Buns. Lesson includes a brief history of the dulcimer, types of dulcimers, how to hold it, how to strum it, rhythms and beginning strum patterns, how to read tablature on the dulcimer, the melody and the tablature for "Hot Cross Buns," and a printable tab practice sheet for the classroom. New to the dulcimer? This is a fantastic instrument for young players, as it is a diatonic instrument, easy to play, easy to chord. Students always have a lot of fun learning dulcimer! This is the very first lesson we start with. I hope you enjoy it!
This Resource is copyrighted with all rights reserved by Rachael Lewis,2017. No commercial use allowed. The preview version is a pdf of slide views of all slides in the presentation. The pdf version preserves the music notes, so it will be viewable if your computer does not contain music fonts.
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