Just bought my first psaltery from the Early Music Shop in Saltaire in the UK. They were an absolute pleasure to deal with and my instrument should arrive next Monday or Tuesday.I've got a book of…Continue
"Hi Sue - thanks for the words of encouragement.
I also have a Korg tuner, and am slowly getting to grips with tuning the instrument accurately - the instrument is such fun to play that the time spent now will pay dividends I'm sure.
"Well, you know, there are always a few bumps when a new baby comes home!!
I spent a lot of daily time tuning my baritone when it was brand new. It settles in after a while. I use both a Snark electronic tuner, and a Korg. One time I…"
"Yes - arrived safely.
Been an interesting few days, trying to make sure I've got the bow resined correctly and then the instrument tuned accurately - broken one string already. \Going to replace that later today.
Just bought my first psaltery from the Early Music Shop in Saltaire in the UK. They were an absolute pleasure to deal with and my instrument should arrive next Monday or Tuesday.I've got a book of basic introductory music and am quite excited now to see how far I can get with my extremely limited skills.I'll keep you posted!Best Wishes,DavidSee More
Dona Benkert -
Illinois Lessons at Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago, IL
& Folk-Lore Center, Warrenville, IL
Phone: 630.393.1247 http://www.folk-lorecenter.com/
Tish Westman - West Virginia Lessons at Tamarack, Beckley, WV. Wednesday workshops also available for individual classes and to teach at festivals.
Sunday "Jam" 3:30 to 6:00. All instruments welcome, play mostly Old Time, Celtic & Gospel Music, not opposed to trying any tune called, once did a rap on Bowed Psalteries.
1-304-575-0998 email@example.com www.westmaninstruments.com
Karla Armstrong - Pennsylvania Karla plays a variety of instruments and does workshops as well. Please visit her web site for additional information or contact her via the web site or the information below.
(717) 632-8099 firstname.lastname@example.org http://upontheharp.com
If you are already on Tish's list, why don't you stop in and update your info? While your there take a look to see if there are new players in your area. Who knows, you might get together and make a recording.