Songs include accompaniment by guitar, mountain dulcimer
, cittern, banjo, and percussion.
Huddled round a single vintage microphone, singing intimate duets with just mountain dulcimer
, Dobro and guitar, they are a folk duo that look and sound classically timeless, yet feel refreshingly unique.
Aurelia had grown up listening to old-time songs and playing the mountain dulcimer
with her family, but at a young age she became very much interested in the Georgian music scene.
For an hour after the jam begins, musicians trickle in, unfolding chairs and sitting down with some bygone-era instruments like the mountain dulcimer
(a relative of the zither that looks like an elongated fiddle).
His Signature album features Graham performing his own compositions on steel string, electric and bass guitars, lap-steel, 12-string soprano guitar and mountain dulcimer
- all built with his own hands.
Also recommended from this publisher are the following children's educational music books: "Easy Classics for Viola with Piano Accompaniment" by Peter, Jannette and Laura Spitzer (978078660131, $19.99), "The Celtic Collection (book and CD, Mountain Dulcimer
)," by Lorinda Jones (9780786664832, $19.99), "Celtic Songs & Slow Airs for Mountain Dulcimer
(book and CD)" by Neal Hellman (9780786668922, $22.99), and "100 Legendary Rock Drum Fills" (book and CD) by Jason Prushko (9780786683796, $17.99).
In the nearly 25 years since, he'd gotten a journalism degree from the University of Oregon; lobbied for student rights in Washington, D.C.; had a photograph of his published onEugene Weekly's cover following what he calls "The Charnelton Tree Massacre"; and served as "Om Circle" coordinator at the Oregon Country Fair - not to mention having become a husband, father, Kidsports coach, church tenor, community meditator, UO maintenance worker and, of course, "a strummer of the mountain dulcimer
Songwriter, storyteller and singer, David and his trademark mountain dulcimer
will perform at 7:30 p.m.
When Johnny Comes Marching Home: Music of the Civil War brings to life a variety of classic songs that were popular during the American Civil War, with violin, guitar, banjo, mandolin, mountain dulcimer
, pennywhistle, flute, harp, cello, and vocal performances.
After a lifetime of dabbling with the accordion, guitar, piano, and mountain dulcimer
, I finally found my instrument 10 years ago--the unassuming ukulele.
Alternately moaning, wailing, cooing and whispering, Grimm's vocal range is surpassed only by her instrumental range, which includes acoustic guitar, banjo, Casio keyboard, Chinese harp, violin and mountain dulcimer
. Cuts like the gentle string ballad "They Were Wrong," the galloping dark rocker "Ride That Cyclone" and the bluegrass crooner "Fall on My Knees" are fairly accessible, while the shrill chant "Mina Minou Final" and the blippy, warbling title track go a much more experimental route.