About Dulcimers

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Meet the Friendly Dulcimer

+ What is a dulcimer?

+ Why are dulcimers easy to play?

+ At what age can people start playing?

+ What kind of music can be played on the dulcimer?

+ What do dulcimers cost?

+ What's involved in assembling a Backyard Music dulcimer kit?


Options and Decisions for Dulcimer Buyers

+ Do I need to understand all these options?

+ Wooden or cardboard soundbox?

+ What shape of soundbox is best?

+ How many strings, 3 or 4?

+ Simple white-key scale, or add the "extra" fret?

+ Just or even-tempered scale?