Appalachian Mountain Dulcimer
The Appalachian mountain dulcimer is a musical instrument from the Appalachian region of the United States. The Appalachian dulcimer is a fretted string instrument, like the guitar, but it its fret board sits directly on the sound board, and its frets are placed so as to produce a diatonic scale, making it an easy instrument for beginners.
More about the Appalachian Mountain Dulcimer
- Dulcimer instruction books, videos, and CDs in the Forbes Library collection
- Jean Ritchie's Dulcimer People (Also from the Forbes Library Collection)
- In Search of the Wild Dulcimer by Robert Force & Albert d'Ossché. [Full text online]