Strumelia

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Location: Germantown, NY
Country: US

My Latest Followers:

Chris Keith cyn2fsu Storm Spotter Papasims LarryS JenniferC DaveV Grandmabo Jerry Freeman Strumelia

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Pages: 1
Blogs: 7
youtube videos: 3
images: 10
Groups: 35
videos: 1

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I love playing my penny whistles, the lap dulcimer, banjo, bones, limberjacks....mostly play old-time tunes, minstrel era tunes, early European dance/folk tunes, and medieval tunes..

Love my fiddling husband and playing with our cats.  And my honeybees.  :)

 

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My Blog on playing traditional style Noter/Drone style mountain dulcimer, including over 30 FREE noter style TABS and video instructions:
Strumelia's Noter Drone dulcimer BLOG

I also run a site for selling music-themed t-shirts:  https://harmonias.com/

And I run "Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer", a site for mountain dulcimer players:  https://fotmd.com/

Need professional patent illustration? Contact  ptiserviceco.com

Latest Activity

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Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's your favourite whistle made of?":
"Keith: If I post in this thread my whistle aquisition won't look so bad. So you think you're fooling us?  "
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"My thoughts on this: Non-whistle players tend to be squeamish about putting their mouths on used whistles.  But whistle players don't have such qualms.  So..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I actually tuned up my gourd banjo this past week and played a little on it.  I had forgotten how nice its tone is. "
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Keith: Most of my original collection only get played occasionally now that I have better ones - but they do seem to play better now than when I first got..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Keith you are so out of control.  You must have a real nice collection at this point! "
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"I'm impressed by folks who can play whistles, flutes, piccolos, and recorders!   They are similar enough so as to make it confusing to switch around, I..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 7
Posted a new Comment on What is the LOWEST key of whistle you've ever played?:
"I think my Bb whistle are the ones I most often reach for.  But I think if I didn't have little lady hands, it might be the A's that were my favorites.  As..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on At what key is a whistle considered "LOW"?:
"Are there commercial penny whistles in keys higher than high G?  {{shudder}}"

Latest Group Discussions

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Strumelia

What is the first ornamentation a beginner should add to their playing?


What would you say the first simple fingering 'ornament' should be that...
@Strumelia 7 months ago - Comments: 1
Strumelia

Is that Christmas Carol public domain?...


Many holiday carols are listed here:...
@Strumelia 11 months ago - Comments: 0
Strumelia

A few useful links concerning public domain music...


Here is a great page of easy to understand, general guidelines and...
@Strumelia 11 months ago - Comments: 0
Strumelia

Playing in an Old-time music jam


Yesterday I went to a large party of old-time musicians.  I took my...
@Strumelia last year - Comments: 0
Strumelia

What's your favorite EASY to play English country dance tune?


Anyone have a favorite that's easy to play if you are just starting out...
@Strumelia last year - Comments: 3
Strumelia

Whistle player practicing at stop light in Dublin


This fellow was spotted getting a bit of practice in (while stopped)...
@Strumelia 2 years ago - Comments: 0
Strumelia

Is there a reliable low cost beginner whistle that's well made and reliable?


Anyone can comment on this with their own thoughts or experiences?
@Strumelia 2 years ago - Comments: 11
Strumelia

civil war jamming?


If you have ever played in a jam with civil war/minstrel era/Stephen...
@Strumelia 2 years ago - Comments: 3
Strumelia

What's a favorite medieval tune you play on the whistle?


Share your favorite medieval era tune here.  Why do you like it, what...
@Strumelia 3 years ago - Comments: 2

Latest Audio

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Latest Videos

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The Cuckoo - penny whistle Bb

The Cuckoo - penny whistle Bb


@Strumelia
2 years ago - Comments: 4
Pretty Saro - penny whistle

Pretty Saro - penny whistle


@Strumelia
3 years ago - Comments: 4

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Latest Forum Discussions

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The Drifting Thread

Posted: Friday September 13 2019, 6:03 PM
By: @Keith

What tune are you working on this week?

Posted: Saturday July 20 2019, 8:23 AM
By: @Keith

The Positive Thread

Posted: Saturday July 20 2019, 7:53 AM
By: @Keith

What other instruments do you like to play?

Posted: Monday July 15 2019, 9:52 AM
By: @LarryS

Langspil

Posted: Friday March 1 2019, 6:06 PM
By: @Strumelia

Two ways to add an image to your...

Posted: Saturday January 19 2019, 8:12 AM
By: @Strumelia

Show Us Your Pets!

Posted: Friday December 21 2018, 3:49 PM
By: @Strumelia

Happy Solstice!

Posted: Friday December 21 2018, 1:45 PM
By: @LarryS

How to add an audio or soundcloud clip to...

Posted: Wednesday November 21 2018, 12:23 PM
By: @Strumelia

Where to add my photos?

Posted: Monday May 21 2018, 9:24 AM
By: @Strumelia

Susato Kildare

Posted: Monday July 3 2017, 10:09 AM
By: @Strumelia

FAQ / Site Rules- Please Read!

Posted: Thursday February 16 2017, 2:20 PM
By: @Strumelia

How to go to your private messages INBOX

Posted: Monday February 13 2017, 12:45 PM
By: @Strumelia

Comments

wulfwhistles
04/15/19 02:02:09PM @wulfwhistles:

Thank you! Happy to be added...

#tootersnotshooters 

#whistlesnotpistols 


Keith
11/02/18 04:47:02AM @keith:

Thanks for having me aboard. :)


Norman
08/30/18 05:09:28PM @norman:

Thank you. I'm looking forward to having a lot of fun here.


LarryS
05/18/18 07:32:55PM @larrys:

Thanks! [__=_]___O__o__o__o__O__o____)


Strumelia
03/08/18 06:49:22PM @strumelia:

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