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 Dandelions and Tulips

Selections from Tunesmith
and A Brand New Day
Instrumentals for the
Mountian Dulcimer by
Steven K. Smith

Released Jan. 1994
CD only
72 minutes

$15.00 ea

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Reviews

Contents:

01: Tum Balalaika
02: Sabbath Medly
03: A Brand New Day *
04: The Wind O'er the Willows *
05: The Old Mole
06: Childgrove
07: My Lady Winwood's Whim
08: Out of the Sun *
09: Once A Night
10: Green *
11: Shady Grove
12: Blues in F# *
13: Dance of the Fireflies *
14: Dandelions and Tulips *
15: Brandon's Delight *
16: Song for Albert *
17: Scarborough Fair
18: Improvisation #1 +
19: Winter Mist *
20: Ben's Sojourn *
21: Loch Lomond
22: Summertime Memories *
23: Parson's Farewell
24: Fughetta by Gotlieb Muffat
25: Give Me your Hand
26: Greensleeves/Pastime with
_Good Company

* By S K Smith

+ By S K Smith &
Jerry C. Rockwell

 Dandelions and Tulips Cover
Photo by Steven K. Smith

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What people are saying...

"An exceptionally fine recording exploring the Mountain Dulcimer beyond its traditional sound.", -- Judy Ireton owner of Note-Ably Yours, and then editor of the Dulcimer Player's News, Clubs column.

"...a veritable international tour, encompassing a broad scope of traditional material with a smattering of original compositions (as well)... the musicanship... (is) precise and tasteful... A fine effort overall." Veta Nebel for Victory Review, Seattle WA

"(Dandelions and Tulips is) really great, ... highly recommended." Doug Dickson, on WCBE radio, Columbus OH.

"Mr. Smith has a lovely graceful, almost effortless style of playing. It is very clean and responsive. He has a very fluid technique that almost disapperars into the music. ... The tunes cover a wide range of playing styles, and take full advantage of his instrument." -- Lowell D Herbrandson, on the "Sweet Music" mailing list.

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  Shaker's Fancy

Instrumentals Featuring the
Mountain Dulcimer
with Guitar, Viola, and
Plucked Psaltery

Reviews

CD 52:47 min
$15.00 ea



OUT OF STOCK

Tape 50:07 min
$10.00 ea

OUT OF STOCK

A detailed description of the music on this album is
here

Released May 1998

Ordering Information

 Contents:

01: Shaker's Fancy * 1 4 5 6
02: As Quick as you Please 1
03: Winter's Lament * 1
04: Stephen Foster Medly 3
05: Ode to O'Carolan * 4
06: The Black Nag 1
07: Southwind 3
08: Steve & Jerry Blues+ 1 5
09: O'Carolan's Concerto 3 5
10: Minuet Formerly in G (1.2 MB) 2 3
_from the A. Magdalena Bach notebook
11: Psaltery Improv * 4
12: White Coral Bells/
__Londonderry Aire 1
13: Dulcimer Improv
(CD only) * 1
14: Love's Bidding * 1
15: Mrs. Cole 1
16: Shaker's Fancy Revisited + 1 5

* By S. K. Smith
+ by S. K. Smith & J. C. Rockwell
1 Mountian Dulcimer
2 Tenor Mtn Dulcimer
3 Baritone Mtn Dulcimer
4 Plucked Psaltery
5 Guitar (Jerry Rockwell)
6 Viola (Brandon Smith)

Tune book available!
Go here for information.

 

Shaker's Fancy cover

Photo by
Brandon Smith
and
Rochelle Volen-Smith

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What people are saying...

"...what Steve does with (the music) is true elegance. ... Steve's best album yet!" Sandi Vitek for the Columbus Folk Music Society's newsletter, A Different Strummer. ...Full text of the review is here.

"Steve's playing is exceptional and definately not as simple as his album title would lead you to believe. ... the recording is remarkably clean,... with little or no pick noise or finger squeaks to spoil the intimacy of Steve's dulcimer playing."
Neal Walters, in the Dulcimer Players News.

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Elizabeth's Dream

Insturmentals featuring the
Mountain Dulcimer

and flute

CD 52:09 min
$15.00 eac
h

A detailed description of the music on this album is
here

Released September 2002

Ordering Information

Contents:

1: Elizabeth's Dream *
2: Now, Oh Now I Needs Must Part
3: Never Could Love You More *
4: It was a lover and his Lass
5: Crossing the Meadow *
6: Packington's Pound
7: Improvisation in E Dorian *
8: O'Carolan's Draught
9: Merrily Kiss the Quaker
10: Landler
11: The Minstrel Boy
12:Passing Thoughts *
13: A Wedding Gift *
14: Si Bheg, Si Mor
15: Now Evening has Come Again *
16: Lord Inchiquin +
17: Staine's Morris
18: The Beggar Boy +
19: Galliard et Salterello
20: Minuet in G-minor from the Anna Magdalenna - ___Bach notebook
21: Now is the Month of Maying +

* by Steven K. Smith
+ with Jerry Rockwell (dulcimer) and Sean O'Malley (flute)

Companion Tune Book Available!
Click Here for info

Elizabeth's Dream cover
Cover Painting by Rochelle Volen-Smith © 2002

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What people are saying...

"...This recording can transport you to a world of elegant court dances, mannered excercises in musical composition, detailed observations of natural phenomena such as a night sky or a sunny meadow, the genius of Shakespeare and O'Carolan, or the lively rythms of a country dance frolic. He defty captures the essence of the (Renaissance) time and its music... If you appreciate elegant and skillful dulcimer playing, you'll enjoy this CD.
Neal Walters, in the Dulcimer Player's News.

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Under the Dogwoods

Insturmentals featuring the
Mountain Dulcimer

Guitar and synth

CD 61:57 min
$15.00 eac
h

A detailed description of the music on this album is
here

Released September 2005

Ordering Information

Contents:

1: Under the Dogwoods ©
2: Blind Mary
3: Spring In Russia ©
4: Pavanne d'Angleterre
5: Celtic Knots +
6: Dancing 'til the Morning ©
7: Fughetta by Pachelbel
8: God Rest ye Merrie Gentlemen
9: Forever More ©
10: Coleraine Jig
11: Memories of Silence ©
12: The Wind that Shakes the Barley
13: What if I Never Speed
14: Eastern Mist +
15: The Waters of Holland
16: Nonesuch:
17: Now I Remember ©
18: The Touchstone
19: Rose Red
20: Saint Martins

© Composed by Steven K. Smith
+ improv by Jerry Rockwell & Steven K. Smith

Jerry Rockwell plays on tracks
1 3 4 5 14 16 18 & 19

Cover art by Rochelle S. Volen-Smith © 2005

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Masters of the
Mountain Dulcimer

volume 2

A sampler of music featuring the
Mountain Dulcimer
by some of its top players

CD

52 min
$15.00 each

Relased August 2002

Ordering Information

Artists included:

1: Ruth Barrett & Cyntia Smith
2: David Schnaufer & Stephen Seifert
3: Mike Casey
4: Karen Mueller
5: Steven K. Smith
6: Heidi Muller
7: John Blosser
8: Jerry Rockwell
9: Larry Conger
10: Steve Eulberg
11: Susan Trump
12: Dan Evans
13: Don Pedi
14: Hollis Landrum
15: Neal Walters
16: Robert Force & Al d'Ossché
17: Shelly Stevens

Produced and distributed by
Susan Trump

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Combination Sets 

Make your own combination set! Discounts are now taken based on the total amount of the order, before the discount is applied. For $30.00 to 44.99, the discount is 15%. For $45.00 to $59.99 the discount is 20%, and for $60.00 or more the discount is 25%.

For example, if you bought Dandelions and Tulips and Shaker's Fancy the total before the discount is $30. This qualifies for a 15% discount, which amounts to $4.50 off. Your total is $25.50. If you bought Elizabeth's Dream, Shaker's Fancy, and Dandelions and Tulips, the total before discount is $45.00 which is good for a 20% discount in this case. Take $9.00 off the price for a final cost of $36.00. Suppose you wanted the Elizabeth's Dream CD and book, and the Shaker's Fancy CD and book. Before discount it's $50.00, after the 20% discount it's $40.00. Now if you want three CDs, three books, and the English Country Gardens companion CDR, the total before discount is $85.00 This qualifies for the 25% discount, which comes to $21.25. Your cost is only $63.75.

Don't like doing the math? Don't worry, you don't have to! If you buy with the secure PayPal system, using my shopping cart, the discount is automatically applied before checkout.

This lets customers who might not want or need one of the preprogrammed combination sets I came up with to take advantage of price breaks for quantity purchases. It even works if you want to by multiple copies of the same item, if, for example, you're doing your Holiday shoping for all those dulcimaniacs on your shopping list.



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