Pretty Little Girl With the Blue Dress On
Arranged for Mountain Dulcimer Players by Guest Teacher, Don Pedi
NOTE: This is played in DGd Tuning

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VideoAbout the Lessons
1. Demonstration Don demonstrates this Old-Time tune in the key of G (DGd tuning) in preparation for teaching it to us.
2. Tips for Playing Traditionally Using lyrics as the key to picking and bowing strokes, Don makes the subtle changes in his playing that hs is known for, according to the words of each verse.
3. Part A Discussing "lead-ins" that sometimes start fiddle tunes, this segment lays out the A part of the song.
4. Part B In this segment, Don illustrates some different lead-in possibilities but highlights the common thread of the tune.
5. Part C Here is the final part that completes this tune.
6. Whole Song Slow Here Don works through the whole song.
7. Whole Song (Again) Don uses the tool of tradion: Repetition, to work on this song some more, still at a slower tempo, but with all the verses.
8. Uptempo with Fills Here is the final one in this lesson set:
PDFTablature
  • Tuning DGd
AnimationAnimations
  • Pretty Little Girl
  • Pretty Little Girl
Music GlobeExtras
  • Lyrics to the tune

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