Arranged for Mountain Dulcimer Players
Listen to the tune here.
|This tune is taught as a drone melody in the high octave and in the low octave in flatpicked style, playing across the strings. Different sets of back-up chords are used and variations are explored.
Demo in D-A-A Tuning
Video Lessons in D-A-d by Erin Rogers
- Melody with Drone
- Melody with Chords
- On Chromatic Dulcimer
Video Lessons in D-A-A by Steve Eulberg
- Part A: In the A part of Angeline the Baker, we see the benefit of playing notes below "do" on the melody string in this tuning and also find out about a sometimes used alternate chord.
- Part B: Now we look at the B part with and without the pick-up notes.
- Back-Up Chords: In this lesson we'll play the back-up chords for this tune, and learn the "jum jig-a-jum" strum.
- Chords with BackBeat: Now, we'll try a different accent
- With Easy Chords
- Drone Melody with 2 Chords
- Drone Melody with 3 Chords
- Flatpick Melody with 2 Chords
- Flatpick Melody with 3 Chords
- With Extra Chords
Animations in D-A-d
- Angeline the Baker is taught by guest instructor Erin Rogers, the youngest person to win the Mountain Dulcimer Contest - being only 17 in 2004 when she won. She is part of Scenic Roots, a duo with her sister, Amber, and has been a favorite teacher at the Colorado Dulcimer Festival for 3 different years.
- The mp3 above features Erin playing Angeline the Baker with her sister, Amber, on their newest albumn, "Bound for Somewhere." Erin plays mountain dulcimer and piano, Amber plays fiddle and clawhammer banjo, and both women sing. They graduated from South Plains College’s renowned bluegrass music program in 2010.
- The story behind Angeline the Baker
- Lyrics for this old time tune
- MP3 rhythm back-up tracks