A delightful selection of Christmas tunes that are new to me as well as a good selection of traditionally recognized tunes. Easy enough for a beginner needing a little challenge but with a full sound for more advanced players. I love it.
Wonderful collection of Christmas tunes in DAD tuning arranged for the intermediate player, some with second harmony part. In tab and standard notation. The latter is notated an octave above the actual pitch, which I find much easier to read. Also, the notation includes all the notes of the arrangement, not just the melody. This is excellent for dulcimer players learning to read music.
_Christmas Songs for the Mountain Dulcimer_ by Judy House is a well-organized collection with a nice layout. The songs include musical notation and tablature, chords and lyrics. All the traditional standards are here, including “Old Lang Syne,” which belongs even if it is not a real carol. I sense that the arrangements are for the dulcimer as a solo instrument, with the melody line enhanced by triads to add depth. But whether you are a strummer or picker, all the music is here to adapt to your performance, leading others in song or charming them with the familiar melodies.
Love the book “Christmas Songs for the Mountain Dulcimer” by Judy House. The download worked well, too. Highly recommend this Christmas book!
Judy's arrangements are excellent. I am so pleased with her book and grateful she took the time to write it.