Hammer Dulcimer, 10 Treble/9 Bass Strings w/ Hammers
Hammer Dulcimer, 10 Treble/9 Bass Strings w/ Hammers by Roosebeck at Getter Jaani. MPN: DH10-9D. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. The Hammered Dulcimer has a beautiful, rich, full sound and has been used throughout the world for many centuries, originating in the Middle East.
The Hammered Dulcimer has a beautiful, rich, full sound and has been used throughout the world for many centuries, originating in the Middle East. The name originates from the Latin word dulcis and the Greek word melos, which translates to Sweet Tune.
Accessories Included: One pair of two sided dulcimer hammers that have a leather pad on one side to create a softer sound. Both hammers are lacewood with sheesham trim. Also included is a tuning tool.
Body: Made of sheesham with opening in back that can be used as a carrying handle. Soundboard: The soundboard is solid lacewood and includes two sheesham rosettes over the sound holes. The rosettes feature an intricate vine and leaf pattern.
Bridge: The sheesham bridges have color coded saddles on top that help make instrument easier to play. For the recommended tuning, the distance from the left nut to the 1st bridge at top should be 6.9 (157 mm) and the distance from the left nut to the 1st bridge at bottom should be 9.7 (248 mm).
Tuning: The recommended tuning is Traditional Fifth Interval, see tuning chart in Owners Guide.
Strings: This particular hammered dulcimer is a 10/9, which means there are 10 courses of strings crossing the treble bridge on the left, and 9 courses of strings crossing the bass bridge on the right. There is 1" spacing between each string course and you can tune strings with the included "T" shaped tuning tool. All together there are 19 courses.
Soundboard: Solid lacewood & includes two sheesham rosettes
End Pegs: 38 metal end pegs located opposite the tuning pegs
Tuning Pegs: 38 metal tuning pegs threaded into body
Nut: 2 sheesham nuts, each are placed on sides of instrument
Features & Highlights
- Hammer Dulcimer: 10 Treble/9 Bass Strings
- One pair of two sided dulcimer hammers
- Tuning tool
- Item overall: 33.5 L x 4 H x 12 W
- Body: Solid Sheesham