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Music Resources

For those just getting started, here are the primary books we use at S.D.G. jams
(especially for beginners.) 
Click on the links for purchase options.
We can share with you at the jams till you know IF or which book(s) you would like to purchase.


Of course experienced players are welcome to play along by ear!


Other Recommended Books

You can bring books to Guild and someone may be able to answer any questions you might have.

Good Sources for Tab


Carol Walker's newest book is available as a print copy or digital download. Purchase includes full set of downloadable MP3s. 130 pages with standard notation and easy-to-read large print tab. Suitable for ensembles of all sizes and for players of every level. 

Read all about it here:


Misc. Resources



  • DJ Hamouris
    performer, composer, arranger, and songwriter; a teacher and conductor; an event producer and community organizer. Attends and has been an instructor at Dulcimer Week in the Wallowas 

  • Jeff Furman
    Known as a gentle, entertaining, and effective teacher, Jeff’s versatility has enabled him to teach dulcimer workshops from beginner to advanced levels. Consistently rated as an outstanding teacher and performer, Jeff has been a popular instructor at workshops throughout the United States, including Dulcimer Week in the Wallowas


  • Susan Trump
    Her project “Lessons in Your Living Room,” is a monthly subscription series of lessons which includes arrangements for novice, intermediate-plus, back-up chords, duet parts, introductions and endings, with TAB and instruction for all parts on a CD. She's an instructor at multiple festivals including Dulcimer Week in the Wallowas (2022 & 2023).


Dulcimer Player News 

Is a quarterly print magazine, where you will find sheet music, tablature, articles by musicians for musicians, and the tales and traditions linking the past to the present.

The DPN website also has a great
Festival Listing Page!!

Check it out!

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