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Prelude Hammered Dulcimer by Dusty Strings
The Prelude has been discontinued by Dusty Strings. We have two with case included remaining in stock!
laminated Finland birch soundboard and back
traditional 5th-interval tuning
The Prelude is the perfect setup for a beginning hammered dulcimer player. Built with a laminated Finland birch soundboard and back, it is an exceptionally sturdy, stable instrument that offers a sweet, balanced sound. The 2½ octave, 12 treble and 11 bass course string arrangement corresponds to all the well-known instructional materials. The Apprentice model is the same instrument, but with a striking black finish.
The Prelude comes with the basics to get someone started playing: single-sided wooden hammers, a T-handle tuning wrench, note indicator strips and the Hammered Dulcimer Owner's Guidebook.
We recommend purchasing this instrument with a padded cordura C10 case, and we most often stock it with the case for sale at our shop. Both options are listed above for you to choose from.