Originally Posted by Tannhauser
That's fantastic! The first thing that came into my head when I read that was this Joni Mitchell performance (see below). This is an Appalachian Dulcimer, which I think is the same thing:
Yep, she is great on the dulcimer, apparently she tuned to lots of varying modes and didn't stick with the standardised set-ups, of which there is a decent amount as well.
With the dulcimer, I also like the fact that people are branching out and exploring differing styles, such as the following, showing that a lot is possible...I managed to get several tunes out of mine already and that was on the first playing and I'm not even musical