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Beyond melodies: Using chords to add harmony Karen Alley
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$15.00
Size: 8.5" x 11"
Binding: Spiral Bound
ISBN: 9781682738252
"Beyond melodies: Using chords to add harmonies" is a guide to hammered dulcimer players on how to add accompaniment to melodies they know. It takes a step-by-step approach to understanding chords, finding them on the dulcimer, and incorporating them into arrangements. Three tunes are developed throughout the book, beginning with basic melodies and ending with full, performable arrangements.
Christmas with your Dulcimer Karen Alley
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$15.00
Size: 8.5" x 11"
Binding: Spiral Bound
ISBN: 9781948186803
15 favorite Christmas songs arranged for beginner and intermediate hammered dulcimer players (30 arrangements total). The book also includes helpful hints on techniques used in the arrangements, info on interesting music theory concepts, and suggestions for practicing.
Difficult Ditties and Hammer-Hampering Harmonies Karen Alley
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Size: 8.5" x 11"
Binding: Spiral Bound
ISBN: 9781642544640
"Difficult Ditties and Hammer-Hampering Harmonies" is a collection of exercises designed to help the advanced beginner through advanced hammered dulcimer player move to a new level of playing. Exercises are divided into six sections: Major scale exercises, chromatic scale exercises, chord exercises, accents and rhythms, double strokes, and hand separation. Each section includes explanations and tips for playing the exercises and applying them to your own music, including discussions on hammer technique, hammering patterns, and practice strategies. Each section also includes a tune application and/or a melodic étude to liven up practice sessions and bridge the gap to applying the techniqu ...