Off She Goes
Arranged for Hammered Dulcimer Players

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VideoAbout the Lesson

1. Demo Here Steve plays through the tune for us.
2. Part A,
Right Hand Lead
First we look at this tune using a Right Hand Lead. As a single jig, alternating hammering patterns lay nicely on the instrument. Steve mentions the importance of introducing intentional confusion into practice to help with final performance. 
3 Part A,
Left Hand Lead
This time, we look at 2 more ways of playing the A Part, each one taking advantage of crossing bridge at different times to take advantage of the doubled notes on the dulcimer. Then, the gauntlet is thrown... try playing the A Part using ALL 3 strategies, one after the other! 
4. Part B, Phrase 1 Now we turn our attention to the first phrase of the B part of this tune. The "ladder" or skipping pattern is the core of this section and is best played by alternating hammers.
5. Part B, Phrase 2 Using both Right and Left Hand Lead we finish the B Part in this lesson. 
6. Chords, Part 1 In this part of playing chords we'll look at when to play and what to play, exploring 5ths first. 
7. Chords, Part 2 In this lesson we'll look at different options for notes to play to back up this tune with chords. 
8. Chords, Part 3 In this lesson are notes and strategies for playing chords on an extended range dulcimer. 

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