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Episode #056: Early Music and the Mountain Dulcimer

Early Music and the Mountain Dulcimer

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In this episode we’re exploring Early Music on the mountain dulcimer. Although the mountain dulcimer didn’t exist until centuries after the Early Music time frame, its tonality fits perfectly with the temperament of Early Music. With music from Howie Mitchell, Holly Tannen, and Jessica Comeau.


Music:

Quant voi la fleur from Songs of the Earthly Pilgrimage
Nonesuch from Golden Ring: A Gathering of Friends for Making Music
• Never Weather-Beaten Sail (Thomas Campion) Holly Tannen recorded this tune especially for this episode.
Malpas Wassail from Between Two Worlds
Douce Dame Jolie from Songs of the Earthly Pilgrimage
In Paradisum from Songs of the Earthly Pilgrimage
Angelic Salutation from Songs of the Earthly Pilgrimage
Cantiga #1 from Songs of the Earthly Pilgrimage
The Ranger from Songs of the Earthly Pilgrimage
Annika’s Dance from Songs of the Earthly Pilgrimage


Website Resource Links:
Holly Tannen's Homepage
Jessica Comeau's Homepage

Photos

Between the Worlds
Between the Worlds - Holly Tannen

Songs of the Earthly Pilgrimage
Songs of the Earthly Pilgrimage - Jessica Comeau

Cantigas de Santa Maria: A Selection of Medieval Songs for Mountain Dulcimer
Cantigas de Santa Maria: A Selection of Medieval Songs for Mountain Dulcimer - Jessica Comeau

 

Lori Cole
Lori Cole

Holly Tannen, 2022 in Mendocino, CA.
Holly Tannen, 2022 in Mendocino, CA.

Our interview with Holly Tannen. 2021.
Our interview with Holly Tannen. 2021.

Our interview with Jessica Comeau, 2022.
Our interview with Jessica Comeau, 2022.