The page of links from Sweet Music Index is not the page that is currently in the Bearmeadow site. Go to Bearmeadow.com and you can get into the Sweet Music Index from there. Lots of information.
You will never be sorry you bought a dulcimer. I started playing 6 years ago and I have never enjoyed anything so much. Talk about versatility. I play traditional fiddle tunes, classical, and swing music. You can play anything.
Go for it and good luck!