Roosebeck Emma Mountain Dulcimer, 4 String, F-Holes
Roosebeck Emma Dulcimer F-Holes
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An EXTRA String Set Included FREE

This Roosebeck Emma Mountain Dulcimer offers the best features from the Roosebeck Mountain Dulcimer line! The vaulted fret board and the FULL, completely Spruce soundboard are light weight and allow for more sound vibration, producing excellent sound quality. This mountain dulcimer has an hour glass shape and 4 of the classic f-hole openings on the sound board. The nut and bridge are bone. The body, neck, and fret board are solid Sheesham and the end peg has a gold color and is shaped like a crown. The carved scroll peg head features 4 gold colored mechanical geared straight tuners with a 4:1 ratio and there are 4 strings, including 2 melody strings, 1 middle string and 1 bass drone string. Many tunings will work, but we recommend the traditional DAD method to make it easy to pick up and play. Extra String Set, Pick and Slide included! Free Shipping.

The 6 1/2 and 13 1/2 Frets This model includes the 6 1/2 and 13 1/2 frets. Most early dulcimers had a strictly diatonic scale; that is, the frets were placed so as to produce a major scale (do, re, mi, fa, so, la, ti, do) with no extra half steps. More recently, dulcimer players have found that the placement of an extra fret between the 6th and 7th frets and between the 13th and 14th frets allows two things; (1) a major scale can be produced starting at another point (on the open string), and (2) most songs containing "accidental" notes can be played. The 6 1/2 and 13 1/2 frets add versatility. The disadvantage is that it takes a while to get used to the extra frets if you have been playing a dulcimer without it. Important Specifications:

Neck at Nut: 1.25 inches in width
Neck at Body Joint: 1.25 inches in width
Nut: 1.25 inches in width, made from rosewood
Scale Length: 25.5 inches 4 tuning pegs/levers
18 Metal Frets (Including the 6 1/2 and 13 1/2 Frets)

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5 of 5 Emma Rocks July 14, 2021
Reviewer: Donna McCloskey from Mc Gaheysville, VA United States  
I love the instrument!  I am a beginner and love the sound.  The only thing I wish it had are the dots indicating the 5th, 7th and so on, for the  frets!

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5 of 5 Roosebeck Emma Mountain Dulcimer, 4 String, F-Hol May 4, 2021
Reviewer: nick erwin from Erwin, TN United States  
Dulcimer is as advertised. My wife is very pleased. It sounds so much better than the other two dulcimers she owns. I highly recommend your company. Item was out of stock earlier but I was notified as soon as it became available. Easy transaction, good people to work with.

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