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by Jodelhole
Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Newbie; The Journey Begins!
Replies: 11
Views: 1023

Re: Newbie; The Journey Begins!

Did you find a tuning wrench? What is the size of the tuning pegs? square or rectangular? If interested, e-mail your mailing address. Rudi Hi Rudy. I haven't determined the size of the square pegs: they look to be approximately 3 to 4 mm, but I should get a caliper measurement. The peg ends all loo...
by Jodelhole
Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Newbie; The Journey Begins!
Replies: 11
Views: 1023

Re: Newbie; The Journey Begins!

Hi Evelyn! Thank you for the nice note. And the information is very enlightening. Having never seen a zither of this configuration, I was hesitant to acquire it, but then saw it in person; it was love at first sight. I'd like to find a zitherist within a few hundred miles; for lessons and to hear th...
by Jodelhole
Sat Feb 02, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Newbie; The Journey Begins!
Replies: 11
Views: 1023

Re: Newbie; The Journey Begins!

Thank you, Andy.

A scales method/system recommendation is exactly what I need first. Next, determine if I'm smart enough and have the dexterity to put it all together. No shortcuts in music, just study and practice.

Steve B.
by Jodelhole
Sat Feb 02, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Newbie; The Journey Begins!
Replies: 11
Views: 1023

Re: Newbie; The Journey Begins!

Hi Tom! Thanks for the welcome. I've listened to traditional alpine music for 30+ years, which of course, is loaded with zither. We play accordion, tuned cowbells and jodel. After purchasing what turned out to be a wall-hanger zither on Ebay 20 yrs ago, I decided to wait for the right one/right time...
by Jodelhole
Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Newbie; The Journey Begins!
Replies: 11
Views: 1023

Newbie; The Journey Begins!

Hello. It's real now; I'm going to learn to play this wonderful instrument. Web-based resources will be the mainstay, given the fact that I live in north-eastern Washington State. There's a wealth of information on this site / forum. I'll try to find answers before making blanket requests. Acquired ...