Folk Instrument Music, Methods and DVD/Video

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  • First Lessons Dulcimer
    Item # QIU205938
    | Mfg # 98388BCD
    | UPC #
    This instruction book for beginning lap dulcimer in DAD tuning is unique in two ways. First, it instructs the beginning student in the increasingly popular DAD tuning. Secondly, the author, a classroom music teacher, has carefully and systematically layered the lessons to guide the student through familiar songs while teaching skills and musical concepts. This not only enables the student to enjoy the lap dulcimer but also enhances total music un...
  • You Can Teach Yourself Banjo
    Item # QIU191671
    | Mfg # 94429
    | UPC #
    This is the ideal beginner's book, presenting the basics of playing the 5-string banjo is a way that is both fun and produces quick results. Janet Davis takes you on an extensive tour of this instrument's fundamental techniques as well as some intermediate possibilities including rolls, chords, bluegrass banjo techniques, playing up the neck, licks, endings, and other basic information needed to play bluegrass and melodic-style banjo. Thorough pe...
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  • Complete Tenor Banjo Method
    Item # QIU197624
    | Mfg # 93236
    | UPC # 796279000536
    The finest tenor banjo method available, this text represents Mel Bay's own approach to fundamental musicianship for those desiring to play tenor banjo. This book is the standard by which others are judged. Easy-to-understand and thorough in its approach, this method addresses both melody playing and chord strumming. Through numerous studies, folk songs and several duets, students are systematically introduced to the various notes and positions o...
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  • You Can Teach Yourself Autoharp - Method Book
    Item # QIU190248
    | Mfg # 95024
    | UPC # 796279017176
    A step-by-step, self-instruction method. Includes care of the autoharp, playing positions, chord changes, back-up strums, arpeggio strums, melody picking, rhythm picking, and much more! Each song teaches something new and each strum pattern is built on the previous one. When you have practiced each selection and perfected each strum, you will have the necessary foundation to go on to more advanced styles and more intricate picking. The songs in t...
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  • You Can Teach Yourself Dulcimer by Madeline MacNeil
    Item # QIU170440
    | Mfg # 94304
    | UPC # 796279007603
    Madeline MacNeil's performances are characterized by her effortless vocals and impeccable mountain and hammered dulcimer playing. In this book she reveals some of the secrets of her success with the mountain dulcimer. Early on, she reminds the reader that the dulcimer is not a toy or a stringed kazoo but a serious, expressive musical instrument capable of stretching as far as the imagination. She endorses both playing by ear and learning to read ...
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  • First Lessons Banjo
    Item # QIU205934
    | Mfg # 99799BCD
    | UPC # 796279032896
    First Lessons on Banjo is an ultra-easy instruction manual for beginning five-string banjo played in the three finger style in G tuning. It can be used by those with no previous experience with the banjo or music of any sort. It is so basic it can be used even by small children. The book features very detailed descriptions of even the most basic aspects such as wearing the picks properly, the correct picking motion, and noting the strings properl...
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  • The American Fiddle Method Volume 2 - Intermediate Fiddle Tunes and Techniques
    Item # QIU205963
    | Mfg # 99472BCD
    | UPC # 796279066846
    Designed as a follow-up to Volume 1, Volume 2 addresses such important skills as: 1) expanding a basic repertoire of common intermediate-level tunes, 2) learning to use low first position, 3) mastery of bowing down on the beat and corrective slurring, 4) artistic slurring, 5) understanding basic music theory, and 6) learning double-stop backup combinations. Some students who have studied violin or fiddle music before may be able to skip Volume 1 ...
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  • Banjo Chords
    Item # QIU205861
    | Mfg # 93267
    | UPC # 796279000826
    This handy book shows all of the basic banjo chords in photo and diagram form. The front of the book contains a section of bluegrass G-tuning chords, and the remainder contains C-tuning. Difficulty: Multiple Levels Length: 32 pages
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  • Basic Blues Harmonica Method Level 1 by David Barrett
    Item # QIC190082
    | Mfg # 99103BCD
    | UPC # 796279070881
    Basic Blues Harmonica Method is geared toward getting you playing blues harmonica as fast as possible. The songs and exercises have been designed to get you comfortable with moving around the instrument and allow you to take full advantage of the great sounding patterns available on your harmonica, without first having to learn advanced techniques such as bending. The basic techniques covered are single hole embouchure, tongue block embouchure an...
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  • Dulcimer Chord Book
    Item # QIU205929
    | Mfg # 94662
    | UPC # 796279012195
    Over 500 mountain dulcimer chords for the five widely used modes-- Mixolydian, Ionian, Lydian, Dorian, and Aeolian--plus jazz and four-string chromatic tunings. Includes an explanation and history of modes, transpositions, using a capo, playing dulcimer in jam sessions, and more. Special case size. By: Neal Hellman Difficulty: Multiple Levels Length: 64 pages
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  • Fun with the Baritone Uke
    Item # QIU202220
    | Mfg # 93266
    | UPC # 796279000772
    This excellent beginner's text introduces the beginner to the joy of accompanying songs with the baritone uke with basic chords, strumming patterns, and folk songs. Information on tuning and positioning is also included. Even an absolute beginner should find this book very easy to comprehend. Difficulty: Beginner Length: 40 pages
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  • Fun with the Ukulele - Book
    Item # QIC205944
    | Mfg # 93270
    | UPC # 796279000895
    Presents tuning, proper positioning, basic chords (C tuning) and folk songs for strumming and singing. Very easy to comprehend, even for the absolute beginner. The book teaches rhythm accompaniment in several meters. Each song includes lyrics and a suggested strumming pattern. A companion video is available and recommended to ensure accuracy and ease of learning. Product Number: 93270 Format: Book ISBN: 0871664658 UPC: 796279000895 ISBN13:...
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