Folk Instrument Music, Methods and DVD/Video

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  • First Lessons Dulcimer
    Item # QIU205938
    | Mfg # 98388M
    | UPC # 9780786687497
    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...
  • 20 Easy Fingerstyle Studies For Ukulele Book/CD Set - Ukelele Method Book w/ CD
    Item # QIU328728
    | Mfg # 30025M
    | UPC # 9780786687220
    20 Easy Fingerstyle Studies for Ukulele is acollection of pieces and exercises for fingerstyle ukulele, aimed atthose who have strummed chords on the ukulele andwish to learn fingerstyle technique. Author Rob MacKillop introducestechniques for the left and right hand and explanations for each piecethat help you along theway. The accompanying CD contains both slow and up tempo versions ofvery tune in the book.Product Number: 30025BCDFormat: Book/C...
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  • Tony Trischka Master Collection of Fiddle Tunes - Banjo - Songbook and CD
    Item # QIC328680
    | Mfg # 99583M
    | UPC # 9780786688708
    A comprehensive repertoire book of fiddle tunes adapted for banjo, in easy to read tablature, by the renowned player and teacher of the 5-String Banjo, Tony Trischka. For the early picker to the advanced player, this book and its companion recordings on 2 CDs will enable the player to learn by example and broaden their technical range.Fiddle tunes have been adapted for Banjo since the early 1850's. The explorations contained here include a large ...
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  • First Lessons Harmonica - Book/CD/DVD Set
    Item # QIU245145
    | Mfg # 20118M
    | UPC # 9780786687923
    First Lessons Harmonica is an exciting set-by-step instruction coursefor the ten-hole diatonic harmonica. Subjects covered are: reading musicnotation; rhythm training; train patterns; folk tunes; blues; bending;vibrato; tongue blocking single notes and octaves; and instruction onall three common harmonica positions (1st, 2nd and 3rd). Book isaccompanied by CD recording and DVD of all examples played by authorDavid Barrett along with background mu...
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  • You Can Teach Yourself Autoharp by Meg Peterson - Book w/ CD
    Item # QIU191669
    | Mfg # 95024M
    | UPC # 9780786692828
    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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  • Banjo Chords
    Item # QIU205861
    | Mfg # 93267
    | UPC # 9780871663672
    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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  • Dulcimer Chord Book
    Item # QIU205929
    | Mfg # 94662
    | UPC # 9781562222482
    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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  • First Lessons Banjo
    Item # QIU205934
    | Mfg # 99799BCD
    | UPC # 9780786620937
    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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  • You Can Teach Yourself Dulcimer by Madeline MacNeil
    Item # QIU170440
    | Mfg # 94304
    | UPC # 9780871662668
    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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  • Baritone Uke Chords
    Item # QIU184705
    | Mfg # 93265
    | UPC # 9780871668646
    A catalog of baritone uke chords in photo/diagram form grouped by type. Major, minor, seventh, diminished, augmented, and ninth chords are all shown in all keys in fretboard photos and diagrams. Major seventh, minor seventh, sixth, minor sixth, seventh augmented fifth, and seventh diminished fifth chords are shown in diagram form only. Also includes helpful photos and information on the correct way to hold the baritone ukulele and the pick, and o...
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  • Complete Book of Irish and Celtic 5-String Banjo - Book and CD
    Item # QIC225404
    | Mfg # 95759BCD
    | UPC # 796279086073
    "An important anthology of Irish and Celtic solos for the 5-string banjo featuring a comprehensive, scholarly treatise on the history, techniques, and etiquette of playing the banjo in the Celtic tradition. Includes segments on tuning, pick preferences, and tablature reading followed by 101 jigs, slides, polkas, slip jigs, reels, hornpipes, strathspeys, O'Carolan tunes, plus a special section of North American Celtic tunes. A generous collection ...
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  • Complete Tenor Banjo Method
    Item # QIU197624
    | Mfg # 93236
    | UPC # 9781562220181
    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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