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136 pages

A Psimple Psaltery, Building a Bowed Psaltery, from Start to Finish

Creator: Eric Meier | House & Home - 2009-01-01

"As with any instrument, the bowed psaltery can be as simple or extravagant as you want to make it. In this book, a plan is presented for a simple psaltery.

About this book
"As with any instrument, the bowed psaltery can be as simple or extravagant as you want to make it. In this book, a plan is presented for a simple psaltery. By changing the layout and shape to a basic triangle, and eliminating some of the more intricate steps--along with giving in-depth and thorough directions--building a bowed psaltery is available for just about everyone."--Back cover.



68 pages

Bowed Psaltery, The String Instrument Anyone Can Play - Play Celtic, Folk Or Hymn

Creator: Ann Tucker | Music - 2013-01-30

This is also an easy to carry and beautiful sounding instrument to take to a retirement home, hospice, long-term care facility, or anywhere music therapy can be delivered by a caring heart.

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

About this book
Play beautiful music even if you don't read music or know anything about music theory. Learn how to play this easy instrument that has the voice of a violin with the haunting quality of bagpipes. Easily play the great sounding Celtic Music, Mountain Folk Music, or Hymns that you've always wished you could play. This is also an easy to carry and beautiful sounding instrument to take to a retirement home, hospice, long-term care facility, or anywhere music therapy can be delivered by a caring heart. Contents of Book Introduction Chapter 1 - Holding the Instrument Chapter 2 - Holding the Bow The Grip Balance Point and Grip Chapter 3 - Why Rosin a Bow? What Is Rosin? Why Use It? How to Rosin a Bow Too Much or Too Little Don't Touch That Bow! Chapter 4 - Playing a String Position the Bow Don't Try to Use the Whole Bow Length on Every Note Direction of Bow Stroke Going Over to the Dark Side Chapter 5 - Types of Bows Type of "Hair" Round or Flat Hair Round and Fast, Flat and Slow Common Methods of Adjusting the Tension Which Bow Should You Choose? How Big Should the Bow Be? What if a Hair Breaks on the Bow? Chapter 6 - Reading the Music (or Pretending to) Note Mapping Worksheet Memory Aids for Note Names Note Types and Other Symbols Repeats Chapter 7 - Playing by Ear To Learn a Tune by Ear Chaper 8 - Tuning Tuning Your Instrument If You Break a String, Don't Panic! How Often Should You Tune Tuning Sharps and Flats Tuning a new instrument Chapter 9 - Tunes to Get You Started Internet Resources Where to Buy an Instrument Low-cost Option HighQuality Option Appendix A - Left-Handed Players Note Mapping Worksheet (Left-Handed) Appendix B - Marking Your Instrument



60 pages

It's Easy to Play the Bowed Psaltery

Creator: Jan Hagerman, John Hagerman | 2007-09-01

"Featured on numerous television and cable programs, recording artists Jan and John Hagerman lead you from beginning through advanced psaltery playing techniques as well as how to care for and maintain your instrument.

About this book
"Featured on numerous television and cable programs, recording artists Jan and John Hagerman lead you from beginning through advanced psaltery playing techniques as well as how to care for and maintain your instrument. Covers how to hold your instrument and bow, basic bowing techniques, what to do if you don't read music, how to change a string, playing with two bows, playing with other instruments, and more. Free instructional booklet included."


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Bowed psaltery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The bowed psaltery is a type of psaltery or zither that is played with a bow. In contrast with the centuries-old plucked psaltery, the bowed psaltery appears to be a ...

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Bowed Psaltery, Dulcimers and Folk Music, Unicorn Strings
Bowed psalteries, dulcimers, harps, bodhrans and accessories. Includes FAQs, psaltery information, and company profile.

Bowed Psaltery: Musicmakers
Musicmakers has been helping people enjoy the craft of musical instrument building since 1978. We specialize in creating do-it-yourself kits for the home builder.

An Introduction to the Bowed Psaltery - YouTube
http://jamesjonesinstruments.com/ Description of and tutorial on how to play the bowed psaltery with James Jones. I'm playing one of my 2 1/2 Octave Alto ...


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  • Master Works

    Master Works Bowed Psaltery with Case

    Musical Instruments (Master Works)
    List Price: $348.00

    Each instrument comes with a tuning wrench, string gauge chart and tuning scheme, rosin, and a Master Works bow made of real Mongolian horsehair. We back all of our instruments with a 2 year limited warranty.
    Comes With Padded Case A protective case constructed just for a Master Works Bowed Psaltery. This high-density foam-padded navy blue case is covered with water resistant Cordura, and has a zippered pocket for the bow, and includes a shoulder strap for ease of carrying.
    Master Works Psalteries have a logically located "fingerhole" in the upper back to insure safe and comfortable control as you play or transport your beautiful new Psaltery. Each instrument is carefully inspected for accurate hitch pin height to insure smooth movements of the bow from note to note.
    Comes in 3 Kind's of Woods. Cherry, Walnut or Sipo Woods. Your Choice in Comments
    Thirty string with varying gauges provide strong consistent tone throughout its fully chromatic range of F above middle C to third Bb above middle C. Of course, all Bowed Psalteries come with the beautiful Harrison Rose soundhole inlay.


  • International Digital Book Publishing, Incorporated

    Early Music for the Bowed Psaltery

    Book (International Digital Book Publishing, Incorporated)
    List Price: $13.95


  • CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

    Bowed Psaltery: The String Instrument Anyone Can Play - Play Celtic, Folk or Hymn

    Book (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform)
    List Price: $16.99


  • Roosebeck

    Psaltery, Soprano, Left-Handed

    Musical Instruments (Roosebeck)


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    20 Celtic Tunes for the Bowed Psaltery

    Book (International Digital Book Publishing, Incorporated)
    List Price: $15.99


  • Roosebeck

    Roosebeck Baritone Rounded Psaltery - Right Hand

    Musical Instruments (Roosebeck)

    Psaltery bow: Yes
    Tuning tool: Yes
    Tuning: C3 - C6
    Longest String Length: 25.6"
    Overall dimensions: 10.6" W x 29.4" L


  • Music Maker

    Music Maker Lap Harp

    Musical Instruments (Music Maker)

    Song sheet slips under the strings to create an easy guide for young musicians
    Simple to play
    Handmade in Belarus.
    The hardwood harp includes a tuner, pick, extra metal string, and one set of 12 song sheets


  • CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

    Playing The Psaltery Made Easy Vol I

    Book (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform)
    List Price: $10.95


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    A Psaltery Christmas

    Book (International Digital Book Publishing, Incorporated)
    List Price: $15.99


  • Alto Bowed Psaltry

    Musical Instruments


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