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In the Beginning, by Mary J. Park, is a collection of fifteen articles that have appeared in the Autoharp Quarterly Magazine. The purpose of the articles has been to offer advice and instruction to beginning autoharp players. The articles cover topics such as picks, tuning, playing melody, rhythm fills, reading music, transposing music to another key. Most of the articles include a tune on which to practice the new skill. (48 pages)

$15.00 + $3.00 s&h ($5 priority mail)

Tunes (Each tune has an article to explain how to play it.)

Go Tell Aunt Rhodie

Skip to My Lou

Red River Valley (two versions)

Away in a Manger

Green Grow the Lilacs

My Wild Irish Rose

Come Dearest the Daylight Is Gone

I'll Be all Smiles Tonight

On Top of Old Smokey

Amazing Grace

Gray Cat on a Tennessee Farm

 

 

In the Beginning Too            is a collection of autoharp arrangements that have appeared in the Autoharp Quarterly Magazine since the publication of In the Beginning.  These are very complete arrangements which show you how to play both the melody and the rhythm fills.  (29 pages)

$10.00 + $3.00 s&h ($5 priority mail)

Tunes

On Top of Old Smokey

Banks of the Ohio

Bring a Torch, Jeanette Isabella

Dark Hollow

Green Pastures

Au Clair de la Lune

In the Pines

Morning Has Broken

Morning Has Broken (with minors)

Must I Go Bound

My Bonny Lies Over the Ocean - Key of G

My Bonny Lies Over the Ocean - Key of C

I Wish I Had someone to Love Me

Oh, How Lovely Is the Evening

The Streets of Loredo

America

 

In the Beginning Also

 is a collection of autoharp arrangements that have appeared in the Autoharp Quarterly Magazine since the publication of In the Beginning.  These are very complete arrangements which show you how to play both the melody and the rhythm fills.  (29 pages)

 

$10.00 + $3.00 s&h ($5 priority mail)

Tunes

The Riddle Song (played two ways)

My Love Is a Rider

Danville Girl

Acres of Clams

Katy Cline

Pretty Saro

Early One Morning

Gotta Quit Kickin' My Dog Around

Sweet Sunny South

Salty Dog

Mighty Mississippi

Careless Love

I Wish I Was Single Again

Lonesome Valley

Whispering Hope

Aura Lee

The Little Mohee

 

Getting Started on the Mountain Dulcimer

is a book of instruction for the mountain dulcimer based in the Myxolydian tuning of Dadd (84 pages and 28 arrangements). The book covers playing chords, strumming, playing chords behind melody, fingerpicking, flatpicking and embellishments. This field-tested book is also a great resource for traditional tunes that can be played on the mountain dulcimer.  This book is made with a special sturdy cover so that it will tolerate lots of use while you learn to play.

$20.00 + $3.50 s&h ($5 priority mail)

Tunes (I've listed only the arrangements)

Go Tell Aunt Rhodie

Wildwood Flower

Abide With Me

Skip to My Lou

Polly Wolly Doodle

Banks of the Ohio

Must I Go Bound?

Sweet Betsy from Pike

Clementine

Cotton-Eye Joe

Sailor on the Deep Blue Sea

Darling Nellie Gray

Abide With Me (enhanced version)

Must I Go Bound (enhanced version)

The Water is Wide

Bands of the Ohio (enhanced version)

Shady Grove

Red River Valley

Flow Gently Sweet Afton

Mary of the Wild Moor

Bury Me Beneath the Willow

Lorena

Home on the Range

Blue Bell of Scotland

Amazing Grace

Shenandoah

Cindy

Whiskey Before Breakfast

 

Tunes I Like on the Mountain Dulcimer is a collection of 20 arrangements for the mountain dulcimer.  All in the Dadd tuning, there are simple strum tunes, tunes that require a capo, and many tunes that have pretty chord structure behind the melody. (30 pages)

$10.00 + $3.00 s&h ($5 priority mail)

Tunes

Fly Around, My Pretty Little Miss

Rakes of Mallow

Ode to Joy

Oh Come, Angel Band

Morning Has Broken

Amazing Grace

Paul and Silas

I Wish I Had Someone to Love Me

Mississippi Sawyer

Stepstone

the Meeting of the Waters

John Ryan's Polka

River of my Life

Southwind

Leatherwing Bat

Arran Boat Song

Rose of Shannon Waltz

When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder

Bring It on Down

Give Me the Roses

 

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