The Sound of the Hammered Dulcimer

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Date/Time
Date(s) - August 2, 2018
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Location
Barnstable Senior Center
Hyannis

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Thu. Aug. 2, 1:30-2:30 p.m. RSVP-Free

The hammered dulcimer is a percussion-stringed instrument which consists of strings typically stretched over a trapezoidal resonant sound board. Come hear Kathy Spirtes play the hammered dulcimer and talk about its history and also some of the current happenings in the Hammered Dulcimer world. The Hammered Dulcimer can trace its roots back at least five hundred years. It was brought to the United States during the colonial times and played in parlors and at country dances. Come and listen to this beautiful sound.



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