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Hammer Dulcimer, 10 Treble/9 Bass Strings w/ Stand

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Roosebeck
RRP: $995.99
$519.12 (You save $476.87)
SKU:
DH10-9D-STND

 Product Description

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 rosewood trim. Also included is a tuning tool and drawstring bag. Also, Rosewood stand with cording for the hammered dulcimer and Persian santoor. Stand is portable and light, making it great for traveling! Legs fold to make for easy carrying. Height and width can be easily changed by by adjusting cord. Measures approximately 37.5" tall when closed and 30" tall when open with a length of 20" across top. Open: 20" (L) X 30" (H) X 25" (W), Closed: 37.5" (L) X 3" (H) X 3" (W).

Body: Made of rosewood with opening in back that can be used as a carrying handle. Soundboard: The soundboard is solid lacewood and includes two rosewood rosettes over the sound holes. The rosettes feature an intricate vine and leaf pattern.

Bridge: The rosewood 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.

Features Include:

  • Hammer Dulcimer: 10 Treble/9 Bass Strings
  • Rosewood Hammered Dulcimer Stand
  • One pair of two sided dulcimer hammers
  • Tuning tool & drawstring bag
  • Item overall: 33.5 L x 4 H x 12 W
  • Body: Solid Rosewood
  • Soundboard: Solid lacewood & includes two rosewood rosettes
  • End Pegs: 38 metal end pegs located opposite the tuning pegs
  • Tuning Pegs: 38 metal tuning pegs threaded into body
  • Nut: 2 rosewood nuts, each are placed on sides of instrument
  • Shipped insured
  • Brand new!

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