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Thread #69302   Message #1174912
Posted By: GUEST,JonMcNamara
30-Apr-04 - 09:20 AM
Thread Name: Mountain Dulcimer - Jean Ritchie Book
Subject: RE: Mountain Dulcimer - Jean Richie Book
If I recall correctly - the addition of the 6 1/2 fret (ie a fret between fret 6 and fret 7 on a standard keyboard layout) allowed an instrument tuned in Myxolidian to also play in the Major (Ionian) and minor keys). Jean's book - like Jean herself - stunning -