Psalms for the Harp – solo for lever or pedal harp by Carolyn Tait
Seven titles: Praising with the Harp – Restore Joy – Blessed Art Thou – Consider My Meditation – My Strength & Shield – I Shall Not Fall Down – Blessed Is My Rock
The Old Testament, which includes the Psalms, was written in Hebrew. Hebrew has 22 letters in its alphabet. Each letter has a numerical value. Also, each letter has a musical sound. A Jewish harp maker, Henry Cole, created a 22 string harp for me. On the soundboard he painted the Hebrew letter beside the corresponding string. I have taken some short phrases from the Psalms and have put the musical sound with each Hebrew letter. Therefore, as you play this music, the Hebrew is spelled out, one note at a time – but will in its entirety spell out phrases from the Psalms.
May you be blessed as you play and share these Hebrew phrases from the Psalms.