The Whole is Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts
Multi-Part Arrangements for Dulcimer Groups   ​​

Click here to download the sound files for the 'Sum of Its Parts' book 

(Note:  this is a LARGE zip file (245 MB); download it and then unzip it)

Patriotic Songs of the U.S.



Beginning Lessons for the Mountain Dulcimer

If you are tired of playing the same songs the same way every time your group or club gets together, maybe it’s time to try something new!  This book may be your answer!  It contains 11 songs from around the world in 3 to 6 parts, some strummed, some arpeggiated, and some where each part picks 1 note of a full chord! Titles include Liza Jane, La Paloma, The Parting Glass, and more.  Download the sound files for individual parts as well as all parts combined to help you learn the music.  Have Fun!



Your Favorite Sing-Along Songs

Beginner's Guide to Mountain Dulcimer

Judy House

3999 Alonzo Dr.

Winston-Salem, NC  27104


Are you new to playing the Mountain Dulcimer?  Are you a Mountain Dulcimer Teacher looking for a great textbook?  Look no further!  Here’s all you need for the first 14 lessons in learning to strum, fret, count, and play familiar tunes on your instrument.  Set a solid foundation for playing anything you want on your dulcimer in the future!  

Christmas Songs for the Mountain Dulcimer

The songs in this book have been some of the most popular throughout the history of these United States. It includes America the Beautiful, The Star-Spangled Banner, Battle Hymn of the Republic, God Bless America, You’re a Grand Old Flag, America, Anchors Aweigh, The Caisson Song, Garry Owen, Marine Hymn, Dixie, Yankee Doodle (Melody/Harmony) When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again, This Land is Your Land (Melody/Harmony/Countermelody on Bass) and some background on all these songs.

​This book is perfect for playing for Veteran assemblies, family Fourth of July Celebrations, or anytime you feel the urge for a patriotic song!

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Have you ever wanted to learn to play the mountain dulcimer and didn’t know where to start?  Are you trying to teach others to play the dulcimer and need an excellent resource?  Here’s your answer.  After years of working with beginners, we have compiled all the information you need to get started with many of the exercises and songs you will need to fit right in with your dulcimer club or festival jam. Over 100 pages of information and music to kick-start your dulcimer playing.   Sound files for all exercises, in both slow and moderate speeds, are included (downloadable).


All books are printed with a sturdy back and a comb binding, so they will lie open flat when you are playing.

To order a book, send a check for the purchase price, plus $3.50 shipping for the first item, $1.00 for each additional item.  For bulk purchases, please email me to inquire on shipping charges:  See below for contact information.

Note:  You can pay with credit card through PayPal, even if you don't have PayPal account!​​

It’s never too early to get a jump on learning Christmas songs for the holidays!  This book contains 36 songs, most of which are the traditional songs we all know and love, plus a few others.  There are 4 duets included as well as an arrangement for The Boar’s Head Carol. The songs are of varying levels of difficulty, so there is something here for every player!

Printable lyrics for all the songs

This book is perfect for the dulcimer club or group who enjoys playing for senior adult celebrations and educations programs in schools.  Sixty-one songs that everyone loves to sing – a mixture of funny to serious. Click on the link below to download the lyrics for every song.  Make your own booklets to handout to your audience so they can sing along with you!

Printable lyrics for all the songs