Stock Image

Ke Kukima Polinahe - Hawaiian & Polynesian Music For Appalachian Dulcimer: Complete Tablature For The Cd

Mark Kailana Nelson

0 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 1434817857 / ISBN 13: 9781434817853
Published by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2007
Condition: Good Soft cover
From Books Express (Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since 14 August 2015 Seller Rating 5-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: 79.11 Convert Currency
Shipping: Free Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

About this Item

Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Bookseller Inventory # 1434817857

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Ke Kukima Polinahe - Hawaiian & Polynesian ...

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Good

Edition: 1St Edition.

About this title

Synopsis:

The Hawaiian word polinahe means both "sweet, gentle music" and "narrow waisted." And kukima is the Hawaiian way to pronounce "dulcimer"... What better name for this sweet-voiced, gentle Appalachian folk instrument? This is the first-ever collection of classic Hawaiian & Polynesian music arranged for the Appalachian dulcimer - "Hi`ilawe," the essential Hawaiian song about an illicit love affair; "Tiare Tahiti," a beautiful Tahitian melody, King Kalakaua's immortal "Sweet Leilehua" - and many more. In standard notation and tablature, with notes on the style, information on the songs, and resources for further study. A CD with all of the music in the book is available separately.

About the Author:

Multi-instrumentalist Mark Nelson has been active in the folk, Celtic and world music scenes since the early 1970's. Considered one of the nation's premiere mountain dulcimer players-he won the National Championships in 1979-he is equally adept at guitar, ukulele, bass and various other instruments. His passion for Hawaiian slack key guitar led him to seek out and study with the masters of the vanishing art form. In 1997, Mark and revered Hawaiian musician Keola Beamer co-authored "learn to Play Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar," the first comprehensive tutorial for this gentle art form. After a lengthy touring career, Mark now hosts The Aloha Music Camp, a weeklong immersion into the music and culture of Hawaii with Hawaii's beloved Beamer family. (Aunty Nona Beamer recently honored him with the Hawaiian name "Kailana," which means "gently floating on the surface of the sea"-not a bad description of the sound of slack key guitar.) Acoustic Guitar Magazine dubbed his recent CD, "The Water is Wide", "achingly beautiful." Mark's other books include "Learn to Play Fingerstyle Solos for Ukulele" (Mel Bay), "The Complete Collection of Celtic Music for Appalachian Dulcimer" (Mel Bay) and "Getting Started in Computer Music" (Thompson Course Technology). Mark lives in Southern Oregon's beautiful Applegate Valley, where he maintains a small recording studio and writes about music and music technology for a number of publications.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Buy with confidence. Excellent customer service. 30 day return policy with a full refund if you are not completely satisfied with the book or its condition. Books Express LLC.

Shipping Terms:

Ships usually within one business day. Default shipping is by USPS Media Mail and frequently USPS Priority Mail or UPS Ground is used. Books should arrive within 5-45 business days for expedited shipping, and 7-60 business days for standard shipping. Standard shipping can on occasion take up to 60 days for delivery.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order PayPal Invoice Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer Direct Debit (Personally Authorized Payment)