31 July 2012

Power to the dulcimer

Relatively few people here are playing the mountain dulcimer, though its credentials in Appalachian music are impeccable and it can add a lot to the rhythmic pulse of a string band. To give it a stronger voice, Gold Tone's breeding experts have crossed the dulcimer with a Weissenborn guitar and produced the Dulciborn, a guitar-sized 4-string dulcimer with structural refinements and provision for sound enhancement. Full details are on the Dulciborn web page.

Gold Tone's wizards have also been busy developing their baritone guitar, steel-body guitar, cello banjo, and banjitar. An inventive lot...



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