Carole Pegg English & Scottish Folk Music Collection

Talk about dulcimer tuning, scales and chords

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  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0010725 (copy of C1006/9)

  • Subjects

    English folk songs and music (Norfolk)

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Carole Pegg Collection

  • Recording locations

    Billy Bennington's home in Church Lane, Barford, Norfolk, England, UK

  • Recordist

    Pegg, Carole

  • Speakers

    Bennington, Billy, 1900-1986 (male)

  • Description

    Item notes: Billy Bennington talks to Carole Pegg (who is learning to play the hammer dulcimer) about how his dulcimer is tuned; scales and chords; being taught to play by Billy Cooper's father who played dulcimer in brass band (Mr Cooper wouldn't teach him a thing until he could play all the scales). Part of a 90 minute informal interview / dulcimer lesson (which includes tunes, reminscences, etc.). Performer notes: 81 year old hammer dulcimer player from Barford, Norfolk

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