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Vintage Music


INTRODUCTION

 VINTAGE MUSIC

MUSIC   What is a traditional or vintage instrument? 
INSTRUMENTS   Which instuments are used?
PLAYERS   Who plays this type of music?

MAKERS 

 Are they still made today?
DEALERS   Where can I buy a vintage instrument?

 STYLES

OVERVIEW   Which style is the right one?
CELTIC   The roots run deep.
OLD TIME & MOUNTAIN   Is there a difference?
MINSTREL   Once the most common popular entertainment in America
BLUEGRASS   How narrow is the definition?
FOLK &  TRADITIONAL   Are these synonymous?

RELIGIOUS 

 Where does its music spring from?
CLASSICAL   Is it all that it is touted to be?

 EDUCATIONAL

WOOD   Why is wood so irreplaceable?  Let's use a flute as an example.

LEARNING STYLES 

 Learning by ear.  Reading music.  Which is best?

TOOLS 

 Children's Section:  Test your knowledge of tradtiional handtools

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INSTRUMENTS

 CELTIC - PURIST VERSION

CEILI   Dance your way to Celtic music
WHISTLES   Worth every penny
FLUTE   The most human-like of instruments
FIDDLE   Devil's tool?
BONES   Percussion on a budget
TAMBORINE   The disappearing rhythm "toy"?
BODHRAN   New resurgence
PIPES   Description
HARP   Steel or gut strings, it still sings

 CELTIC NEW COMERS

TENOR BANJO   A dance band in one instrument!
MANDOLIN   The prince of stringed instruments

CITTERN 

 Citterns, mandolas, octave-mandolins, & bouzoukis

GUITAR 

 Description

SQUEEZEBOX 

 Concertinas and accordians
CELLO   The stealth instrument of Celtic music?

 AMERICAN FOLK

BANJO   That 5th string thing
FOLK GUITAR   Before steel strings and narrow 14-fret necks...
DULCIMERS   Hammered or mountain dulcimers?
CARVED MANDOLINS   When violin construction techniques are applied

PICTURE GALLERY



                   
 

 
 

VINTAGE MUSIC GUIDE

 
 

Scenic Tour

 
 

Tour of instruments

 
 

Vintage Chronical

 
 

Children's Section

 
 

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