Autoharps & Dulcimers Cybergathering 2020 Archive
Strum Patterns, for players of all levels Chromatic harps welcome (keys of F, C, G, D) ¾ and 4/4 time to accompany voice and instruments.
For intermediate players. We'll take a couple of simple waltzes and work on both accompaniment strums and learning the melodies...then explore filling in the “holes” with fills & flourishes.
Join in to play and/or sing along with these traditional songs, mostly from the Southern Appalachian mountains. All levels and instruments welcome!
Everyone is welcome to play-along and sing-along one last time!
We're going to turn Whiskey Before Breakfast into a Whiskey Sour by playing it in a minor key. Time permitting, we'll do some other tunes as well. Intermediate & advanced players.
Learn the lovely Shepard's Wife Waltz on phrase at time. For intermediate players.
For beginners! Using BOTH hands, drones can be good & time permitting, harmonics and chords
Key of C, sing & play both melody and harmony. All levels and instruments welcome!
Understand the breadth of this simple instrument, explore 5 keys/5 tunings, using a capo and playing across the fretboard. Novice/Intermediate
Hand Skills or ways to make your fingers love you—in time tools to improve your playing great for novice – intermediate players
Suggested techniques applied to a variety of Old-Time Songs & Fiddle Tunes from Western North Carolina & Eastern Kentucky. For intermediate players
for Beginners. Have fun while developing a strong foundation for playing Old-Time Music. Strumming and fingering techniques applied to simple versions of mountain songs.
Applying some rudiments of percussion to enhance your playing. We'll cover “sticking”, Single & double roll strokes, paradiddles, and flams. It's fun! All levels.
Coleen will walk you through all you need to know to get started on your own recordings. We will address preparation, recording, copyright, CD replication, and production. Bring your questions!
featuring Don Pedi, Neal & Coleen Walter (half of Doofus), John & Heidi Cerrigone (the other half of Doofus), Norm Williams
Learn to sing and Play both the melody and harmony to Nelly Bly & Slumber My Darling Adv. Beginner/Intermediate Harp with Key of C required
Here's a way to play melody on the autoharp as an alternative to the pinch-pluck method of playing. This approach flows directly from a simple country accompaniment style.
Rich & Anne
Rich & Anne invite you to join them in a sing-along and discussion using the book, Rise Up Singing.