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First Lessons Hammered Dulcimer, Book/CD by Mid-East. $10.99. Dulcimer Instruction. Origin Country: USA. 0.5" L x 10" W x 12" H. 0.5 lbs. Made by Mid-East.This 32 page book and accompanying CD are perfect for the beginning student of hammer dulcimer. Provides tips for playing tunes, notes, symbols, techniques and theory, 10 lessons and 10 tunes. While the book provides a tuning chart for 15/14 Hammer dulcimers, it is clearly beneficial to smaller and larger hammer dul...
Ancient American Chestnut Tree. A family next to an ancient American Chestnut in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Western North Carolina. A rapidly growing, deciduous hardwood tree, the Chestnut reached up to 100-150 feet tall and 10 feet in diameter. Credit: Great Smoky Mountains National Park Library and The American Chestnut Foundation
The Scots-Irish of Appalachia
The Scots-Irish of Appalachia - Video - Many of the poor Scots-Irish immigrants to the US in the middle of the 19th century found work building the railroads and mining coal. The Scots-Irish continue to make up a significant portion of the labor force and gene pool in Appalachia to this day.