Ben at the Harp in Sligo, Ireland Ben's Tablature Page
in PDF and TEF
Ben Seymour, Luthier
2142 Coxe Rd., Tryon, NC 28782-7773
(828) 863-4384

Updated July 31, 2014
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To download this free TAB, you
may need to download TEFview:

After TEFview has loaded on your computer:
PC USERS: Right-click on desired TAB and select 'Save Link Target As...'
MAC USERS: Advice from Janet Swartz:
"I held down the control key while clicking my mouse and chose the item 'Download to disc' from the pop up menu. The file downloaded onto my hard drive and when I clicked on it, opened into Tabledit, which I own. Thanks to the computer advice givers and to Ben, for sharing his TAB so generously."

These are Ben's own arrangements of public domain or traditional tunes for beginning to intermediate/advanced students.
Feel free to make a copy! New tunes recently added are shown in

I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day PDF TEF
Sussex Carol PDF TEF
The Angel Gabriel PDF TEF
We Three Kings PDF
A Virgin Unspotted PDF
Good King Wenceslas PDF TEF
Silent Night (for 3 dulcimers) Pt. 1 PDF TEF*
   Pt. 2 PDF  
   Pt. 3 PDF  
Angels We Have Heard (for 3 dulcimers), Pt. 1 PDF TEF*
   Pt. 2 PDF  
   Pt. 3 PDF  
Oh Come All Ye Faithful PDF TEF
Go Tell It on the Mountain PDF TEF
Jingle Bells (for 2 dulcimers), Pt. 1 PDF TEF*
   Pt. 2 PDF  
In the Bleak Midwinter PDF TEF
What Child is This (for 2 dulcimers), Pt. 1 PDF TEF*
   Pt. 2 PDF  
Baloo, Lammy PDF TEF
O Come, Little Children PDF TEF
O Come, Little Children (for 2 dulcimers), Pt. 1 PDF TEF*
   Pt. 2 PDF  
Quem Pastores PDF TEF
Away in a Manger PDF TEF
Poor Little Jesus PDF TEF
O Come, O Come Emmanuel PDF TEF
(* After you open the TEF file, at the upper right,
click 1, 2 or 3 to view the separate dulcimer parts)


Polska of Despair (in A) PDF TEF
The Snows They Melt the Soonest PDF TEF
Southwind PDF TEF
Do You Love an Apple PDF TEF
Knole Park PDF TEF
Christchurch Bells PDF TEF
Days of the Kerry Dancing PDF TEF
Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms PDF TEF
Mooncoin Jig PDF TEF
The Water is Wide (Waly Waly) PDF TEF
Sailor's Hornpipe PDF TEF
Piper's Fancy PDF TEF
My Darling Asleep PDF TEF
Banks of the Bann PDF TEF
Cock of the Morning PDF TEF
Larry O'Gaff (in G) PDF TEF
Who's the Fool Now PDF TEF
Fair Mary Mullholland PDF TEF
Speed the Plough PDF TEF

Old Time
Dream of the Miner's Child PDF TEF
Boil Them Cabbage Down PDF TEF
Little Rosewood Casket PDF TEF
Red River Valley PDF TEF
How Can I Keep from Singing PDF TEF
Lolly Too Dum PDF TEF
Arkansas Traveler PDF TEF
Whose Black Baby Are You PDF TEF
Country Waltz PDF TEF

Hymns (cross)   Hymns & Spirituals

We Gather Together PDF TEF
Deep River PDF
O Thou, In Whose Presence PDF TEF
Softly Now the Light of Day PDF TEF
Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus PDF TEF
O Store Gud PDF TEF
Old Time Religion PDF TEF
Be Thou My Vision PDF TEF

If you like the TAB above, check out Ben's TAB collection below.
It's the perfect gift for dulcimer-playing family and friends!

Fifteen Tunes
for Mountain Dulcimer

Tablature for DAD & DGD Tunings
Ben Seymour

Ben Seymour, skilled dulcimer player, builder and composer, has published this eclectic collection of tunes in tablature for mountain dulcimer in DAD and DGD tunings. Tunes include:
    Kumbayah (traditional)
    The Water is Wide (traditional)
    West Fork Gals
    Skye Boat Song
    Leaning on the Everlasting Arms
    Tombigbee Waltz
    Holy Manna (traditional)
    Rosin the Bow
    Southwind (O'Carolan)
    Beulah Land
    Finlandia (Be Still, My Soul)
    Forked Deer

To order, send check or money order for $10.00 + $3.00 S&H to  Ben Seymour, 2142 Coxe Rd., Tryon, NC 28782-7773 or email for more information. 

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