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The webzine,, has published an article by Steve about Colorado Dutch Hop for the Hammered Dulcimer. The article traces the historical background of the dulcimer-playing Germans-from-Russia, or Volga Deutsch who settled in eastern Colorado and western Kansas. A transcription and sound-file of the tune "The Wooden Heart Polka" are included. Visit: dulcimersessions is a bi-monthly journal sponsored by Mel Bay Publishing and is edited by Lois Hornbostel.