minstrel: Re: minstrel-digest V1 #884

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pbm.com
Sun Apr 23 12:15:51 PDT 2000


> Do you two know that bouncing the hammers is a modern only 
> technique or is that an assumption?

I said "nothing is known". This means there is an absense of evidence;
no period manuals on playing the dulcimer.

> As far as the arpeggios go, its not surprising that a modern 
> player without a music history background would not know that 
> thirds and fifths were dissonants in the Middle Ages,

What was considered dissonant varied in different times and places.

-- Gregory Blount

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