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EARLY ADVANCED, DOUBLE-STRUNG HARP. Three of Laurie Riley’s favorite and most beloved tunes. Nicely notated, and easy to read. This book is written for the double strung harp. Although playable on a single strung harp, on occasion the right and left hand will be hovering closely or even on top of each other. For this reason, the book is designated as a double strung book. However, if a player is willing do some re-arranging, those few passages could be altered. Three of Laurie’s favorite and most beloved tunes: La Tierra Roja is a four page solo with rolled chords and a Spanish flavor. Saguaro is a full 6 page solo, catchy melody with a Spanish flavor. Sedona Light is a 6-page solo with full chords, rhythms marked with accents, and meter changes. Saguaro is also presented as a fun duet for two harps. Harp 2 can be played on a
DVD- Straightforward techniques explained in precise detail that can take the intermediate or advanced harp player beyond predictability and into the realm of the unexpected and exciting. Straightforward techniques explained in precise detail that can take the intermediate or advanced harp player beyond predictability and into the realm of the unexpected and exciting. Topics addressed: blues and slapping, improvisation, superimposed chords, parallel sixths, harmonics, South American techniques, hand positions. Length: 1 hour 27 minutes. For Intermediate to Advanced players, this DVD learn new techniques that can take you beyond predictability and into the realm of the unexpected. These techniques are explained in precise detail that can be immediately applied to your own playing right away. These skills can be applied to many different playing styles and musical methods and will help develop your own unique sound. Contents: Slapping Blues & slapping Improvisation Superimposed chords Parallel sixths Harmonics South American techniques
Music affects the body/mind, and the body/mind of the player affects the playing of music. Laurie discusses our cultural relationship with music, how the brain learns it, how we practice it, how we perform it, how we listen to it, how we teach it, and finally, how it is used in purposely therapeutic ways. This is a revised and updated edition (2010) incorporating the addition two of Laurie's previous books: Nothing Less Than Your Best and The Art of Teaching. A complete guide for all musicians, inluding Music and the Brain,Music is a Language, Practice As Passion, Aural, Kinesthetic and Visual Learning, Overcoming Blocks to Musical Progress, The Five ways of Learning , Basic Music Terminology, Key Changes and the Succession of 5ths, Music as Therapy, Improvisational Music, Beneficial Resonant Frequencies, and much more!
Approaching and working with clinical institutions to include live music in their patient services, and how to structure such services.
INSTRUCTION BOOK The term "therapy harp" is used to describe any small harp that is suitable for playing for therapeutic purposes for yourself or others. Laurie’s new book, "Play the Therapy Harp" is a combination of many modes of the beginning harp experience.