Instruments

Mountain Dulcimer

Mountain Dulcimer: Differences Between Hammered and Appalachian

A cool instrument with an even cooler name, you’ve probably heard a dulcimer played, even if you don’t know what it is. The refined cousin of the banjo, Appalachian dulcimer is sometimes called mountain dulcimer because that’s where it was invented. We’ve got loads of information coming up on the history of the mountain dulcimer,

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Best Slide Guitar Songs

Guitar Vibes Amplified: The Best Slide Guitar Songs of Any Genre

Some of the greatest guitarists of all time have stunned us with their flowing and lyrical slide guitar solos on both acoustic guitar and electric guitar. With nothing more than a piece of glass, metal, or stone these creative musicians can coax that distinctive sound from their instruments. You can find this technique in almost

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What is a Guitalele

What is a Guitalele: Really Big Ukulele or Small Guitar?

Part guitar, part ukulele, the guitalele is an awesome hybrid instrument loved by traveling musicians and folk artists alike. It’s portable. It has a unique look, and it sounds great. While some people mistake it for an ukulele with six strings, it’s definitely its own instrument. But, what is a guitalele exactly? A guitalele is

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