Category Archives: dulcimer

Sam Rizzetta – Bucks and Does

Ok, so not a whole lot so say on this one, but you’ll probably appreciate a short post after the last few. Nothing shocking or out-of-place here, just extremely beautiful, tonal, resonant, music. Almost totally unaccompanied, the resounding tremors of … Continue reading

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Jean Ritchie – The Most Dulcimer

And – can you face it – one more dulcimer album! By the queen of the dulcimer, princess of the folk revival herself, Jean Ritchie. One of the only people who could be deep, authentic, and totally appalachian while still … Continue reading

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Kevin Roth – The Mountain Dulcimer Instrumental Album

So, um, the other album to break a whole bunch of boundaries in the dulcimer world, also played by a guy who later turned to children’s music for his staple diet, is this one. I quite like the drones and … Continue reading

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John McCutcheon – 2 albums

And, just to show you that I don’t have anything against nice, pleasant music (so long as it’s done well and not too sappy), here’s some fine heart-warming strings and things. Usually the separating question is: have they gone deep … Continue reading

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