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The Irish Harp Book

A Tutor and Companion- Including works by the following:- The Harper-Composers- 17 th -19 th Century Irish Composers- Contemporary Irish Composers (work for this volume commissioned by Cairde na Cruite)- Facsimile Edition



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The Irish Harp Book by Carysfort Press Ltd
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Contents: The Instrument - Compass - Strings - Tuning - Blades - Placing the Instrument - Key-Board, Key change system, Keys Position of hands (diagrams) - Independence of Fingering - Equality of Tone - Chord Playing - Articulation - Damped Sounds - Octaves - Gliding - Harmonics - Recapitulation - Glissando - Relative Minor Scales - C, G and D (Harmonic Form) - Relative Minor Scales - A and E - Scales in all possible keys, Arpeggios and Inversions, Sixths and Tenths - Contrary Motion (One Octave) - Dominant Seventh Chord and Inversions, Similar Motion - Dominant Seventh Chord and Inversions, Similar and Contrary Motion - Diminished Seventh Chord and Inversions, Similar Motion - Complete Scale Programme as in Eleventh Lesson - Diminished Seventh Chord and Inversions. Similar and Contrary Motion.
Release date NZ
July 18th, 2004
Country of Publication
New edition
Carysfort Press
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