4. Other free lessons from other sites

A.  Learn To Play The Mountain Dulcimer
 
B. Here’s Five videos by Strumelia that are useful in developing/improving your strumming techniques:
     1. RE-TUNING to 4 common modes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cj08vQUGduk
 
     2. BEGINNER#2 Strumming Techniques http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYCEStBwtUU&feature=plcp
 
     3. BEGINNER#3 Strum Motions http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYJQz6NNECg&feature=plcp
 
     4. BEGINNER#6 Where to put extra strums. “Where should I play a plain note and where should I play a ‘bump-ditty’?” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMGHwl5SXeE&feature=plcp&noredirect=1
 
     5. BEGINNER#9 Muted strum rhythm practice (to help develop strumming rhythm) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkWR8NJNJFo&feature=channel&list=UL
 
 C.  Stephen Seifert
     1. Free 30-Minute Video Lesson https://youtu.be/eq_zCBbkHcc
     2. Stephen Seifert’s “Learn To Jam“: click on the link, there is another link about 3/4 of the way down the page for downloading a couple tabs and then other links of videos to play along with.
 
More Seifert: http://stephenseifert.com
 
D.  I Just Got A Dulcimer, Now What??? http://mountaindulcimer.ning.com/profiles/blogs/i-just-got-a-dulcimer-now-what
 
E.  Dulcimer Crossing Free Lessons http://www.dulcimercrossing.com/dc_free.html
 
F.  Free lessons from DulcimerCrossing.com on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/user/dulcimercrossing?feature=watch
 
G. For more traditional lessons for $15/month you can join the on-line Dulcimer School (not affiliated with the Athens Dulcimer Jam Group)
http://www.dulcimerschool.com/
 
H. Old Time Dulcimer style by Mark Nelson
Free lessons from Mark Nelson who teaches “old time dulcimer” style using a noter:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eimBxYjyFzI&list=TLJHGybh4EQSf__DDGFbEop_wI_O6hLYKr
There are 8 lessons so be sure to remember  to scroll down in the black box on the right side.His free tabs are at  http://mark-o.com/learn/dulcimer-tab/
for:
  • All Are Talking of Utah – Utah tune from the Deseret String Band. DAD tuning, Beg/Int
  • Charlie, He’s a Dandy – Play Party tune. DAA tuning, Beg
  • Same Old Man – Play Party song. AAD tuning, Beg
  • Pretty Little Dog – Old Time fiddle tune. AAD tuning, Beg
Note he plays songs in DAA, AAD, & DAD tuning.
 
I. Mountain Folkarts Learn To Play The Mountain Dulcimer
http://mountainfolkarts.webs.com/mountain-dulcimer-lessons
 
J. Lessons by Jessica Comeau

http://www.jessicacomeaudulcimer.com

 

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