R. Gerald Alvey's Dulcimer Maker: The Craft of Homer Ledford PDF

By R. Gerald Alvey

" Dulcimer making has lengthy been thought of an artwork. The beautiful layout is additionally useful, and the easiest tools sound as appealing as they appear. Homer Ledford, a legend between dulcimer makers, is understood for his leading edge yet conventional craftsmanship. A biography and a step by step consultant to dulcimer making, this vintage e-book illuminates and celebrates the paintings of a grasp craftsman, musician, and people artist. This new version offers a foreword through Ron Pen, director of the loo Jacob Niles heart for American tune on the collage of Kentucky, and an enlightening afterword that includes a talk with Ledford. In an period while american citizens are rediscovering their musical roots, Dulcimer Maker bargains a distinct examine a bluegrass legend.

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