If you come here often, you should tell us and the whole world, really about yourself in the bio section of your profile. Basic instructionshow to hold the strumstick recommended. It is just as easy to play as all strum sticks, but has a louder, mellower, richer tone than the standard strum stick. Free dulcimer tabs these free arrangements of tunes or songs for mountain dulcimer all use tablature and musical notation. Free audio instruction cd download changing strings strumstick. Dulcimer was the first instrument i picked up, and i loved jean ritchies.
Chord charts for d and g tuned merlinsm4strumsticks. You can strum chords to backup singing, you can tune it like a lap dulcimer and play dulcimer tunes or, if youre really good, you can use banjo finger picks and play it like a banjo. The centerpiece of the instrument is the string selection method, operated with modwheel. D strumsticks with diagrams g strumsticks with diagrams, and chord closeups. If you havent seen dulcimer tab before, it is laid out in three lines which represent the three dulcimer strings seen from above. Stream tracks and playlists from strumstick on your desktop or mobile device. Mountain dulcimer, free sheet music, music stuff, merlin, pdf, diagram, cords, guitar, cooking. Playing songs g strumsticks minichords pdf minichords 1 video minichords 2 video. The dulcimer may also be placed in a similar position on a piece of furniture such as a table or chest of drawers, to enhance the sound. Nov 21, 2017 tabs and music pdf download on my website. Tutorial on a few classic rock power chord riffs on strumstick, part 1 of 3, introduction. Download and print hallelujah sheet music for guitar chordslyrics by leonard cohen from sheet music direct. How to build a strum stick the mcnally strumstick is an amazing instrument, perfect for those just learning to play guitar or for the experienced player who wants to try something new.
On that trip there was a lot of curious interest in the instrument and i could have sold it any number of times while there. The strumstick chord bible, with its 1,156 chords offers a complete solution for both beginners and experienced professional musician alike. Chords for dad tuning plays in the key of d major here are several chords for use with dad tuning. Perhaps the salvage sounds pencil case strumstick will be responsible for inspiring the composition of a future smash. Using this technique, all the strings may be fretted allowing the player to produce. A dulcimer tabs dulcimer sheet music dulcimer music dulcimer songs. Free dulcimer tabs revels music mountain dulcimers.
Include chords in the root position root note as the lowest note and inversions and indicate which are inversions. Simple tunes for the ordinary talent the subtitle says it all this is a music book for anyone with a desire to play music regardless of your musical experience. I had a chance to play the ukulele strumstick by mcnally today. Great deals on strumstick other string instruments. This has steel strings, and a tiny soundbox, it has a banjomandolin kind of sound, and nobody needs it. A fun build to use up some offcuts this will be a 3string strum stick aka stick dulcimer scale length will be 650mm 25. Download and print free pdf sheet music for all instruments, composers, periods and forms from the largest source of public domain sheet music on the web. The layout is uncomplicated and follows a logical musical progression from standard major chords up to more complex chordal structures. Elizabeth has received permission from the vast majority of their contributors, but some have yet to respond. This is a simple arrangement with melody and the occasional. On my last trip to the fleadh nua in ennis, i bought along a three string instrument made by john mcnaulty of new jersey who sells them under the trademark name of strumstick.
Abide with me dulcimer tab version 1, version 2, version 3, version 4, version 5. A starter guide to some basic strumstick melodies great. Video chord instructions download pdfs of chord diagrams at these links scroll down for imagesd strumstick most used. They are not desperately expensive so they are great for the party or camp fire where yo. Its a great time to upgrade your home music studio gear with the largest selection at. It is said to be a concert neck, but it seemed like a tenor size when i put it next to tenor and the fret bars seems to match up most of the way up and down the neck. Every decade, from the 50s to the present, hit songs have continued to be written using this progression. Download chord diagram pdfs d strumstick most used chords pdfd strumstick all chords pdfd strumstick fun or jazzy chords pdf g strumstick most used chords pdfg strumstick all chords pdfg strumstick fun or jazzy chords pdf.
Dulcimer tablature and standard notation free sheet music. Version 1, version 2, version 3, version 4, version 5, version 6 angels from the realms of glory dulcimer tab. Experiment with pluckingstrumming the strings at different places on the instrument. Detailed instructions follow in parts 2 and 3 power chords for strumstick part 1 of 3 on vimeo. A strumstick is a 3string instrument that plays and sounds a little like a guitar, a little like a mandolin, a little like a dulcimer, and a little like a banjo. The melody string nearest to you is therefore at the bottom, the. Smoke on the water, hit me with your best shot, more than a feeling, jessies girl, sunshine of your love. For the experienced musician, its a terrific portable creative toolmelodies and grooves tumble out as you play. Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app. Basic specs availability brand new songbook edition. Each month, a new set of two or more high quality dulcimer tabs will be available on this page. Be sure to check out our strumstick virtual dvd for even more instruction videos. Please do not sell or mass distribute these tabs either in print or over the internet. The beauty of the strumstick instrument as the name suggests is that single plucked notes can be transformed into chords simply by playing strumming the other strings open at the same.
Note that for some chords like d major there is more than one way to play the chord. In this download you get the pdf cad plans to print off on your home printer as needed, also included a large a0 plan if you have access to an architectural printers. Free sheet music download over 100,000 pdf files for. First, the strings may be depressed with the fingertips of the fretting hand. Dulcimer and banjo tabs green lion musical instruments. You can change things up by mixing the order of chords. Apr 12, 2018 heres a first attempt to make an universal chord book for the seagull m4 dulcimer guitar, strumstick and woodrow. Like the dulcimer, it is tuned to a diatonic scale. Tuning page with videosfretting videostrumming videorhythms videosonglets pagesonglets vid. There are plenty of great regular ukes out there, we were not trying to make yet another traditional uke. Abide with me dulcimer tab version 1, version 2, version 3, version 4, version 5 amazing grace dulcimer tab. Strumstick is a registered trademark of mcnally instruments.
Strum sticks from the smokey mountain dulcimer works, florida usa. Nov 20, 2016 video of common chords for the d33 strumstick, with diagrams. Download is in two parts for download size restrictions. Reverbnation is not affiliated with those trademark owners. They have a free instruction book, that anyone can download as a pdf. First half mb of the strumstick instruction book pdf 1 of 2 pages 118 second half 10mb of the strumstick instruction book pdf 2 of 2 pages 1936. Nov 03, 2011 response from strumstick we make the ukelele strumstick strictly for fun and its unique sound. See chord diagrams on the inside back cover or page 11 for how to finger different chords. The grand strumstick was designed to be a second strumstick in a different pitch range, with a different so. Chord symbols printed in black are for d strumsticks, in gray are for. This is a real beauty to play and to own and will not only bring you years of playing fun, but will also turn a few heads. You can use the chart on the left to construct more chords if you know the notes that make up the chord.1282 1430 176 575 1365 236 484 230 1494 608 1573 103 153 1179 1496 1161 1509 1051 1138 49 815 365 183 841 845 471 309 1276 939 951 1112 938 502 1419 1183 710 243 232 1303