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Hammer Dulcimer, 12/11 Course w/ Stand & Hammers

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Roosebeck
RRP: $1,099.99
$559.12 (You save $540.87)
SKU:
DH12-11R-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. This particular hammered dulcimer is a 12/11, which means there are 12 courses of strings crossing the treble bridge on the left, and 11 courses of strings crossing the bass bridge on the right. All together there are 23 courses made up of 2 strings each.

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 and drawstring bag. Also, sheesham 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 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 1st bridge at top should be 5.9 (150 mm) and the distance from the left nut to 1st bridge at bottom should be 10 (256 mm). Please see owner's guide for visual.

Tuning: The recommended tuning is Traditional Fifth Interval, see tuning chart in Owners Guide.

Strings: This particular hammered dulcimer is a 12/11, which means there are 12 courses of strings crossing the treble bridge on the left, and 11 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 23 courses made up of 2 strings each.

Features Include:

  • Hammer Dulcimer: 12/11 Course
  • Sheesham Hammered Dulcimer Stand
  • One pair of two sided dulcimer hammers
  • Tuning tool & Drawstring bag
  • Item overall: 34.5 L x 4 H x 14.5 W
  • Body: Solid Sheesham
  • Soundboard: Solid lacewood & includes two sheesham rosettes
  • End Pegs: 46 metal end pegs located opposite the tuning pegs
  • Nut: 2 sheesham nuts, each are placed on sides of instrument, 14.5" each
  • Shipped insured
  • Brand new!

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