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The Mountain Dulcimer: A Design for Success

By Lorinda Jones E-book and Play Along Audio Files For Individual, Classroom, and Special Populations with Basic Playing Techniques, including Number and color song charts and Appalachian song tunes and lyrics. Suggested arrangements with rhythm, folk, and Orff instrumentation. Perfect for classroom instruction in school settings and for music therapists working with special populations. (children and older adults) The Mountain Dulcimer A Design for Success E-book and Play Along Audio Files For Individual, Classroom, and Special Populations Basic Playing Techniques Number and color song charts Appalachian song tunes and lyrics Suggested arrangements with rhythm, folk, and Orff instrumentation

By Lorinda Jones

E-book and Play Along Audio Files

For Individual, Classroom, and Special Populations with Basic Playing Techniques, including Number and color song charts and Appalachian song tunes and lyrics. Suggested arrangements with rhythm, folk, and Orff instrumentation. Perfect for classroom instruction in school settings and for music therapists working with special populations. (children and older adults)

The Mountain Dulcimer

A Design for Success

  • E-book and Play Along Audio Files
  • For Individual, Classroom, and Special Populations
  • Basic Playing Techniques
  • Number and color song charts
  • Appalachian song tunes and lyrics
  • Suggested arrangements with rhythm, folk, and Orff instrumentation

Table of Contents

Colored Charts

Are You Sleeping?

Train Is A-Coming

Paw-Paw Patch

Hush Little Baby

Skip To My Lou

He’s Got The Whole World In His Hands

Mama Don’t ‘Low

Aiken Drum

Bile Them Cabbage Down

One For The Little Bitty Baby

Skip To My Lou

Tablature

Bile Them Cabbage Down

Goose Played The Fiddle

Ground Hog

Go Tell Aunt Rhody

Hush Little Baby

Ida Red

Old Bald Eagle

Old Dan Tucker

Paw-Paw Patch

The Riddle Song

$15.00

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Diving Deeper: 30 Guided Visualization Scripts for Individual and Group Work

By Stephanie Bolton, MA, MT-BC Fellow, Association for Music and Imagery For therapy professionals and group facilitators, this book contains new guided visualization scripts to use with your clients and group participants. The author, a board certified music therapist, includes specific music suggestions for each script as well as suggestions for implementing these scripts with your clients. If you’ve been looking for ways to deepen your clients’ experiences and growth, this book will provide you with the necessary tools to accomplish that task.

By Stephanie Bolton, MA, MT-BC

Fellow, Association for Music and Imagery

For therapy professionals and group facilitators, this book contains new guided visualization scripts to use with your clients and group participants. The author, a board certified music therapist, includes specific music suggestions for each script as well as suggestions for implementing these scripts with your clients. If you’ve been looking for ways to deepen your clients’ experiences and growth, this book will provide you with the necessary tools to accomplish that task.

 

$20.00

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Songs & Laughter on the Playground

By Petra Kern, MT-BVM, MT-BC, MTA & Angela M. Snell, MT-BC Songs & Laughter on the Playground includes 17 goal-oriented songs supporting outdoor play for children with and without disabilities. All songs have been created in clinical practice settings and sung many times by children, teachers, and therapists. Strategies for successful implementation and suggestions for different ability levels are included.

By Petra Kern, MT-BVM, MT-BC, MTA

& Angela M. Snell, MT-BC

Songs & Laughter on the Playground includes 17 goal-oriented songs supporting outdoor play for children with and without disabilities. All songs have been created in clinical practice settings and sung many times by children, teachers, and therapists. Strategies for successful implementation and suggestions for different ability levels are included.

$18.95

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Mountain Dulcimer: A Survival Guide for Beginners

By Lorinda Jones A perfect book for the beginning mountain dulcimer player.  Learn the parts of the dulcimers, how to tune, strum, play from traditional notation, as well as tablature, and discover how easy it is to play chords and your favorite tunes! Contents   Equipment:  parts of the dulcimer, strings, picks, straps, etc   Tuning:  explanation of how to tune the dulcimer in order to play in both Mixolydian and Ionian modes   Song Approach:  how to play by ear, by traditional notation, and by tablature designed for the three string dulcimer   Appalachian Strum:  how to incorporate a “bum-diddy”strum into tunes   Chords:  I, IV, and V chords for accompaniment   Melody Playing:  how to place fingers on the fretboard for melodic playing on 1, 2, and 3 strings   Tunes: lots of traditional tunes in tablature and traditional notation   Chord Index: major and minor chord positions   Songs: hymns, folk songs, fiddle tunes, songs of Appalachia

By Lorinda Jones, MA, MT-BC

Mountain Dulcimer:  A Survival Guide For Beginners is a 75 page document complete with  playing instruction and traditional tunes designed to give the beginning dulcimer player a solid foundation in playing the mountain dulcimer.  I meet many music therapists that tell me they own a mountain dulcimer, but don’t really know what to do with it.  After  25 years of teaching dulcimer to students in the public schools and adults at music festivals and camps, I have compiled a text that is very sequential and builds on previous learning before adding more skills (Just like a good music therapist would do!!) This is a great resource that music therapists can use for their own personal skill building, and implemented directly into session planning. I love using the mountain dulcimer as my primary accompanying instrument, and you will too!

 

Take warning…this just may get you started on a path of “dulcimer addiction.”

 

Equipment, Part of a Dulcimer, Tools, Strings, Picks,Tuners,  Straps, Fret Markers, Tuning

1-5-8 or Mixolydian Ear vs. Electronic

Notes Scales

Mixolydian vs. Major First Songs

By Ear and By Tablature (Fret Numbers) By Notes

Rhythm Hand and Strumming Fingerpicking

Introduction to Chords Two Chord Songs Three Chord Songs

Finger Positions, Getting around the melody string

Melody Across the Strings

Picking the middle string

More Chord Theory
I- IV- V Chord Progression

Chords in D Major

Combining chords and melodies

Song Titles Include:

Buffalo Gals
Going to Boston
Gray Cat on a Tennessee Roof
Home on the Range
Old Joe Clark
Oh, Susanna
Soldier’s Joy

 

$12.00

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