The Hammered Dulcimer in America by Nancy Groce

This book was out of print by the time I had heard of it. I remember seeing a copy at a friends house in the 1980’s and wishing I could find one.

Hammered dulcimer player Curtis O. Render and band in Midland, Michigan circa 1899

The friendly folks at The Smithsonian Institution have made it available for free as a pdf file! I suggest you download the high resolution version.

This link will take you to the download page: “The Hammered Dulcimer in America” by Nancy Groce