Friday, January 18, 2019

Episode 425 - "Theory Roots Pt. 1"

 


More fundamental mountain dulcimer instruction this time around with a look at the very basics of music theory. Bing discusses and demonstrates the difference between notes and pitches, introduces intervals and explores the chromatic and diatonic scales. Lots of info in this episode!

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Friday, January 11, 2019

Episode 424 - "CGG Exploration"

 


Continuing a look into CGG tuning, Bing demonstrates qualities of the C major scale including which notes are considered “safe” and how to listen for “restful” vs. “restless harmonies.

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Friday, January 04, 2019

Episode 423 - "CGG Tuning"

 


Bing kicks off the 12th season of “Dulcimerica” with a look at CGG (155) tuning. A look at scales, chord shapes and a quick way to play the I, IV and V chords in the key of C.

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