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The First Few Words: Mountain Dulcimer Instrumental Album, Vol. 2

The First Few Words: Mountain Dulcimer Instrumental Album, Vol. 2

Kevin Roth was discovered by Folkways founder Moses Asch in 1974 and made twelve recordings for Folkways; this was the fifth. A musical prodigy, Roth began playing the dulcimer at age thirteen and quickly developed a unique style blending traditional folk song with jazz and contemporary music. This recording, released in 1978, is a collection of primarily instrumental, traditional folk songs and contemporary original compositions that fully displays Roth’s innovative playing technique on the four-stringed mountain dulcimer. The liner notes were written by Phil Mason, editor of Dulcimer Player News.

Track Listing

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Gene's Song - Larkin's Woods Kevin Roth 2:44
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102
The Fourth Floor Kevin Roth 3:01
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103
Dulcimer Rag Kevin Roth 2:13
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104
Family of Children Kevin Roth 8:19
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105
Kelefa Ba - Kelefaba Kevin Roth 3:33
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201
Kirabee - May Peace Be With You Kevin Roth 2:25
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202
Mystic Kevin Roth 2:49
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203
Nonesuch Kevin Roth 3:20
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204
Ricketts Hornpipe Kevin Roth 1:30
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205
Swallowtail Jig Kevin Roth 1:32
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206
A Cowboy's Dream Kevin Roth 2:23
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207
Angel Voice Kevin Roth 2:54

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