Monday, March 1, 2010

Hammered Dulcimer

Years ago on a beautiful, sunny blue-skied Summer day in Colorado, I stood spellbound watching a guy on the sidewalk play one of these things for the first time. Wow. This is one of the coolest instruments of all time. It's got open strings like a guitar, sounds like a piano, but is played like the drums. I'd love to play an original composition on one -- "Melodic Surgery on a Spider Web," or something like that...