dulcimers

'dul·ci·mer || 'dʌlsɪmə n. stringed musical instrument played with the hands

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  • List of hammered dulcimer builders — Noted builders and manufacturers who specialize in hammered dulcimers include:* Gillian Alcock * Michael Allen – Cloud Nine * Joe Bedard * Nick Blanton * Russell Cook Master Works * Ardie Davis * Dusty Strings * Folkcraft Instruments * Rick Fogel …   Wikipedia

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  • Cimbalom — Top view and playing area of a modern concert cimbalom Classification String instrument (struck or plucked) Playing range …   Wikipedia

  • Banjo dulcimer — A banjo dulcimer is an Appalachian dulcimer modified by adding a vibrating membrane to the body of the instrument. This changes the tone and volume of the instrument, operating on the same principle as the banjo. Homer Ledford, a luthier during… …   Wikipedia

  • Homer Ledford — Homer C. Ledford (September 26 1927 – December 11 2006) was an instrument maker and bluegrass musician from Kentucky who specialized in making dulcimers.Born in Alpine, Tennessee, he started building instruments at an early age. When he was 18,… …   Wikipedia

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  • Jean Ritchie — Infobox musical artist Name = Jean Ritchie Img capt = Jean Ritchie after a performance on April 26, 2008. Background = solo singer Birth name = Born = Birth date and age|1922|12|8|mf=y. Perry County, Kentucky. Died = Origin = Instrument =… …   Wikipedia

  • Caleb Warner — (born 1922), son of Langdon Warner (Harvard professor who studied the Silk Road and was purportedly the model for Hollywood s Indiana Jones). Marine engineer and acoustical turnkey engineer, classical trumpeter, owner of the Instrument Guild.… …   Wikipedia

  • Cristian Huet — est un musicien (guitariste, dulcimériste), auteur et compositeur français, originaire de Bretagne. Il est principalement connu en tant que joueur de dulcimer, dont il est un des spécialistes réputés. Instrument à quatre cordes, diatonique, né en …   Wikipédia en Français

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