The Hammered Dulcimer: A History (American Folk Music and by Paul M. Gifford PDF

By Paul M. Gifford

The final sector of the twentieth-century observed a renewed curiosity within the hammered dulcimer within the usa on the grassroots point in addition to from parts of the people Revival. This e-book deals the reader a dialogue of the medieval origins of the dulcimer and its next unfold less than many various names to different components of the area. Drawing on articles the writer has written in English in addition to articles by way of experts of their personal languages, Gifford explains the heritage and evolution of the software. distinctive awareness is paid to the North American culture from the early 18th-century to the Seventies revival. Drawing from neighborhood histories, information clippings, photos, and interviews, the e-book examines the taking part in of the dulcimer and its linked social meanings.

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