Friday, March 10, 2017

Dulcimerica 335 - "Messin'"

 


Bing demonstrates how to mess around. Easy harmonies, rhythm tips and chord shapes for DAD tuning in mountain dulcimer land. Special after credits shout-out!

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Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Dulcimerica 335 - "That Phrase"

 


In a special 30-minute workshop, Bing Futch delves into "that phrase" that makes most mountain dulcimer players crazy: music theory. Breaking it down into easy exercises, Bing shows how to memorize the fretboard using scales and how to build chords with just three basic chord shapes. Lots of information in this one! After credits ridiculousness ensues.

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Dulcimerica 334 - "Groovy"

 


Bing demonstrates how to put groove into your playing by focusing on rhythmic cadences. As usual, stay for after the credits! Episode #334, despite what the title card says!

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Dulcimerica 333 - "Starting With Arpeggios"

 


Bing demonstrates easy practice for flat-picking arpeggios, from chord-scale exercises to varying picking patterns for variety. Tuned in DAD for mountain dulcimer, this episode will help you to add some dynamics to your rhythm section!

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