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Latest Release: Jacquelyn Hynes - Silver & Wood
Release date 24th March. "I'm sure many people would adore it." Dónal Lunny.
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Hobgoblin offers you a unique range of unusual and exciting acoustic and folk instruments from all over the world at great prices. Every item has been chosen to give the best quality at each price level. So give us a call, buy here online, or visit one of our music shops, and we’ll do our best to help you find the instrument you want. You pay the same price whether you buy online or in our shops, we don't add charges for paying by card.

* To give beginners a chance to take up a folk instrument, as well as to provide the best for those who already play.
* To encourage people to discover and enjoy their own musical heritage & all types of folk music now played in these islands.
* To help keep music live, by making real acoustic instruments widely available at affordable prices, and sponsoring live events.
* To encourage people to make music themselves, by taking up a musical instrument. You are never too young or too old to start! Read our Aims in Full
Hobgoblin Music was founded in 1976 by Mannie and Pete McClelland while searching for a concertina for her to play. Many other interesting instruments came to light and the search grew into a business as they discovered they were not the only ones who wanted to buy folk instruments, but couldn’t find any. read more...
Ashbury Uke won at Cropredy!
Ashbury Uke won at Cropredy!: Hobgoblin supporting FAIR MOBILITY charity
An Ashbury AU-60 Ukulele donated by Hobgoblin was raffled at Cropredy festival last week in aid of the FAIR MOBILITY charity. The prize was signed by the Fairport Convention band members and handed ...read the full story

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APPALACHIAN DULCIMER

   
Definition: Name applied to certain musical instruments of the box zither type. Includes Hammered Dulcimer and Appalachian Dulcimer.

Introduction: Descended from the Northern European zithers, the Appalachian Dulcimer developed in the Appalachian mountains of the Eastern USA, where it was used in old time music. Its popularity has spread because of its delicate sound, and the ease with which it can be played. An ideal instrument for song accompaniment.
Read the full Autoharps, Zithers & Dulcimers FAQ Page.
A SELECTION OF OUR BEST BRANDS
Ashbury
Atlas
Yamaha
Blue Moon Music
Scarlatti
Hohner
Glenluce
Valentino
D'Addario
Remo
Gremlin
Shubb
Tony Dixon
Meinl
Stagg
Waltons
Blueridge
Fender
Antonio Carvalho
Dream
Rico
Pearl
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