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Dulcimer players Claudia Schmidt and Brad & Ken Kolodner have new recordings which is a great reason to feature the dulcimer. This week on the program, we hear new and classic recordings featuring that most American folk instrument variants by Jean Ritchie, John McCutcheon, Sally Rogers, Malcolm Dalglish and of course Claudia Schmidt and Ken Kolodner. It’s dulcimer time … this week on The Sing Out! Radio Magazine.

Episode #20-10: The Dulcimer
Host: Tom Druckenmiller

The Sing Out! Radio Magazine is broadcast weekly on the finest public radio stations nationwide and syndicated on iTunes, Stitcher, Podomatic, Bluegrass Planet, The Folk Music Notebook and on the Sing Out! website www.singout.org

Artist/”Song”/CD/Label

Pete Seeger / “If I Had A Hammer”(excerpt) / Songs of Hope and Struggle / Smithsonian Folkways
Tachyonmetry / “Invention #13 in A minor” / Sunset Waterfall / Self Produced
Jean Ritchie / “Pretty Polly” / Jean Ritchie & Doc Watson at Folk City / Smithsonian Folkways
The Fuzzy Mountain String Band / “Bonaparte's Retreat” / The Fuzzy Mountain String Band / Rounder
John McCutcheon / “St. Anne's Reel-Cricket on the Hearth-Kitchen Girl-Mississippi Sawyer” / Wind that Shakes the Barley / Rounder
Walt Michael / “Prince William's Medley” / Hammered Dulcimer Retrospective / Flying Fish

Bruce Cockburn / “Vagabondage” / In the Falling Dark / ESD
Joni Mitchell / “Carey” / Blue / Reprise
Sally Rogers / “A Knock on the Door” / The Unclaimed Pint / Flying Fish
Claudia Schmidt / “Rooster” / Slow Steady Heart / Self Produced
Tachyonmetry / “Concerto in D-Allegro” / Sunset Waterfall / Self Produced

Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts / “Nang-ma Ta-la Shi-pa” / Dhama Suna / Detour
Malcolm Dalglish & the Ooolites / “Quil O'Quay” / Pleasure / Ooolitic
Brave Old World / “Waltz Roman A Clef” / Beyond the Pale / Rounder
Cathy Barton & Dave Para / “When I Went for to Take My Leave” / Sweet Journeys / Roustabout
Ken & Brad Kolodner / “Richmond Blues-Possum on a Rail” / Stony Run / Fenchurch
Pete Seeger / “If I Had A Hammer”(excerpt) / Songs of Hope and Struggle / Smithsonian Folkways