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The Resource The dulcimer book : being a book about the three-stringed Appalachian dulcimer, including some ways of tuning and playing; some recollections in its local history in Perry and Knott Counties, Kentucky; some observations on the probable origins of the instrument in the old countries of Europe; with plentiful photographic illustrations and drawings; and with words and music for some sixteen songs from the Ritchie Family of Kentucky, by Jean Ritchie

The dulcimer book : being a book about the three-stringed Appalachian dulcimer, including some ways of tuning and playing; some recollections in its local history in Perry and Knott Counties, Kentucky; some observations on the probable origins of the instrument in the old countries of Europe; with plentiful photographic illustrations and drawings; and with words and music for some sixteen songs from the Ritchie Family of Kentucky, by Jean Ritchie

Label
The dulcimer book : being a book about the three-stringed Appalachian dulcimer, including some ways of tuning and playing; some recollections in its local history in Perry and Knott Counties, Kentucky; some observations on the probable origins of the instrument in the old countries of Europe; with plentiful photographic illustrations and drawings; and with words and music for some sixteen songs from the Ritchie Family of Kentucky
Title
The dulcimer book
Title remainder
being a book about the three-stringed Appalachian dulcimer, including some ways of tuning and playing; some recollections in its local history in Perry and Knott Counties, Kentucky; some observations on the probable origins of the instrument in the old countries of Europe; with plentiful photographic illustrations and drawings; and with words and music for some sixteen songs from the Ritchie Family of Kentucky
Statement of responsibility
by Jean Ritchie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ritchie, Jean
Dewey number
787.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • music
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
ML1015.D8
LC item number
R58
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Appalachian dulcimer
  • Appalachian dulcimer
  • Folk songs, English
  • Folk songs, English
  • Kentucky
  • Kentucky
Target audience
adult
Label
The dulcimer book : being a book about the three-stringed Appalachian dulcimer, including some ways of tuning and playing; some recollections in its local history in Perry and Knott Counties, Kentucky; some observations on the probable origins of the instrument in the old countries of Europe; with plentiful photographic illustrations and drawings; and with words and music for some sixteen songs from the Ritchie Family of Kentucky, by Jean Ritchie
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes discography and bibliography (page 44), and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. The three-stringed mountain dulcimer as I remember and know it, in and around Viper, Kentucky -- Part II. The history of the Appalachian (Mountain) dulcimer -- Part III. Why play the dulcimer -- Part IV: How to tune and play the dulcimer -- Part V. Sixteen songs from Jean Ritchie's family collection that you can play and sing: Go tell Aunt Rhodie ; Barb'ry Ellen ; Goin' to Boston ; Bachelor's hall ; Pretty Saro ; Goin' down town ; Over the river, Charlie ; What'll I do with the baby-o? ; Pretty Betty Martin ; Shady grove ; Old Betty Larkin ; O Johnny's on the water ; Ground hog ; Pretty Polly ; Old Joe Clark ; Dear companion
Control code
17366180
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
45 pages
Lccn
63020754
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portrait, music, facsimile
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm00823239
  • (OCoLC)823239
Label
The dulcimer book : being a book about the three-stringed Appalachian dulcimer, including some ways of tuning and playing; some recollections in its local history in Perry and Knott Counties, Kentucky; some observations on the probable origins of the instrument in the old countries of Europe; with plentiful photographic illustrations and drawings; and with words and music for some sixteen songs from the Ritchie Family of Kentucky, by Jean Ritchie
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes discography and bibliography (page 44), and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. The three-stringed mountain dulcimer as I remember and know it, in and around Viper, Kentucky -- Part II. The history of the Appalachian (Mountain) dulcimer -- Part III. Why play the dulcimer -- Part IV: How to tune and play the dulcimer -- Part V. Sixteen songs from Jean Ritchie's family collection that you can play and sing: Go tell Aunt Rhodie ; Barb'ry Ellen ; Goin' to Boston ; Bachelor's hall ; Pretty Saro ; Goin' down town ; Over the river, Charlie ; What'll I do with the baby-o? ; Pretty Betty Martin ; Shady grove ; Old Betty Larkin ; O Johnny's on the water ; Ground hog ; Pretty Polly ; Old Joe Clark ; Dear companion
Control code
17366180
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
45 pages
Lccn
63020754
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portrait, music, facsimile
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm00823239
  • (OCoLC)823239

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