No previous musical training required! 12 lessons and 44 pieces, all in the key of C, that instruct, give exercises, and teach new skills and techniques as the student progressives. 80 pages spiral bound. An excellent book for beginning adult students. Sylvia teaches reading notes, chords, finger slides, crossovers and unders, glissandos, and more. A special section contains such helpful topics as tuning, harp care, string replacement, and sharping levers. EASY, ALL HARPS.
Table of Contents:
Parts of a Harp, Brief History of the Folk Harp, Holding the Harp, Hand Position, Fundamentals, How to Read Music, Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, Yankee Doodle, Go Tell Aunt Rhodie, Lavender’s Blue, Are You Sleeping?, The Water Is Wide, White Choral Bells, Long, Long Ago, Country Gardens, Allemande, Joy to the World, Blue Bells of Scotland, Minuet, All Through the Night, Robin Adair or Eileen Aroon, Ode to Joy, Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes, Planxty George Brabazon, Scarborough Fair, The Grenadier and the Lady, My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose, Searching for Lambs, Greensleeves, Planxty Irwin, Trip to Sligo or Lark on the Strand, Minuet