CHAPTER 4: Dulcimers in the British Isles since 1800 > Dulcimers in the later 20th century

David Kettlewell - Electric dulcimer

Apart from performing with Trotto, I worked with members of the Albion Country Band on the documentary LP, The Compleat Dancing Master, although the final mixing was such that all that is left of the dulcimer is a faint jangling of hammers on strings, and two bars of wood-clopping-against-wood (hammers on the body).

It has to be said that my real successes of that album were playing clarinet and piano - but says 'dulcimer' on the sleeve anyway ...

I also made several multi-tracked recordings in the studio of the University of Surrey.

Two of these experiments were particularly successful: