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)
H. Old Time Dulcimer style by Mark Nelson
Free lessons from Mark Nelson who teaches “old time dulcimer” style using a noter:
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/
  • 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
J. Lessons by Jessica Comeau



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