Dulcimer Maker: The Craft of Homer Ledford

R. Gerald Alvey


Dulcimer Maker: The Craft of Homer Ledford

Dulcimer Maker: The Craft of Homer Ledford

  • Title: Dulcimer Maker: The Craft of Homer Ledford
  • Author: R. Gerald Alvey
  • ISBN: 9780813190518
  • Page: 218
  • Format: Paperback



Dulcimer making has long been considered an art The exquisite design is also functional, and the best instruments sound as beautiful as they look Homer Ledford, a legend among dulcimer makers, is known for his innovative but traditional craftsmanship A biography and a step by step guide to dulcimer making, this classic book illuminates and celebrates the work of a masteDulcimer making has long been considered an art The exquisite design is also functional, and the best instruments sound as beautiful as they look Homer Ledford, a legend among dulcimer makers, is known for his innovative but traditional craftsmanship A biography and a step by step guide to dulcimer making, this classic book illuminates and celebrates the work of a master craftsman, musician, and folk artist This new edition presents a foreword by Ron Pen, director of the John Jacob Niles Center for American Music at the University of Kentucky, and an enlightening afterword featuring a conversation with Ledford In an era when Americans are rediscovering their musical roots, Dulcimer Maker offers a unique look at a bluegrass legend.


Recent Comments "Dulcimer Maker: The Craft of Homer Ledford"

Homer was our shop teacher at Clark County High School in Winchester, Ky. A very nice guy and SO talented.


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