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The wire harp

ballads, poems, songs.
  • 98 Pages
  • 0.14 MB
  • English
Harcourt, Brace & World , New York
StatementTranslated by Eric Bentley.
LC ClassificationsPT2662.I4 D713 1968
The Physical Object
Pagination98 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5542397M
LC Control Number67020306

METHOD BOOK FOR WIRE-STRUNG HARP. A well thought out book, for those who play wire harp and have no teacher (a common situation). Intended for newcomers to the wire strung harp, or any harp that is long-ringing. For the very beginner. $ Available.

Add to cart View. Newsletter. Join Our Newsletter. Wishlist. THE WIRE HARP on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Clairseach Music, ISBN A classic among wire harp books, this book was the one that helped me "break through" into understanding how to play the wire harp. Its approach and selection of tunes are unique, and helped me make sense of the mystery that is the wire-strung harp.

Pathway: a primer for the wire strung harp: A beginner’s guide to playing the wire–strung harp. This primer is arranged in progressive lessons, each comprising exercises and historical context of the music presented.

The book includes a CD recording of the music. Highland Circle Pub. Maryland, USA. Also called wire-strung, or ancient traditional, clairseach is the Irish word for harp, and in this case is used to name one of the oldest versions of the instrument, the one that you might associate with bards, and that holds many differences to its more contemporary versions.

The image to the right side is an example of these harps; considerably smaller than the pedal harp to which I am used. The Celtic harp is a square harp traditional to Ireland and is known as cláirseach in Irish and clàrsach in Scottish Ireland and Scotland, it was a wire-strung instrument requiring great skill and long practice to play, and The wire harp book associated with the Gaelic ruling appears on Irish and British coins and coat of arms of the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom.

Early Gaelic Harp Info, EGH1, Features transcriptions of Scottish lute repertoire performed on period wire harp. Jonathan Dunford & Rob MacKillop, Love is the Cause (CD), Alpha ALL HARPS EASY ENSEMBLE The Enchanted Village was a real place where Jenkins lived.

Her harp studio entrance was a world of tinkling wind chimes, tweeting birds, a bubbling fountain, and the sounds of the lake just steps away. This book is inspired by those students at that point in time. The names Clàrsach or Cláirseach and Gaelic Harp have also been used to name this beautiful instrument.

We are an international team of volunteers working together to provide a dependable and accurate body of work, information and resources for the wire-strung harp. 2 Pack Stainless Steel Wire Cheese Slicer Adjustable Thickness Cheese Slicer Wired Cheese Cutter Kitchen Cooking Tool for Soft, Semi-Hard, Hard Cheeses.

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We are a community devoted to the music, structure and techniques of the wire-strung harp of Ireland and the Highlands. The wire strung harp website is great for all of this and more: if you can, also read Karen Loomis’ and Simon Chadwick’s in-depth analyses of the Queen Mary and Lamont harps.

All very interesting. Biagio. This reply was modified 2 years, 7 months ago by Biagio. 21 string travel Clarsach based on Sorcha, but shrunken to meet airline hand luggage requirements.

Wire tension is a little lower than I normally use. The idea being less chance of. I am planning a new range of small gut and wire strung harps built in the traditional way.

I hope to keep the pricing low, making ownership easier. This will be their purpose and my goal. However, there will be no compromise on form. My new website will be published when I. Live Wire by Harlan Coben is a Dutton publication. After book nine disappointed me, I approached this tenth installment with a note of weariness.

However, despite a few minor complaints, it looks like the series righted itself and is back on track/5(K). Location of harp is Southern Oregon, near Ashland & California border. Here below, is a video of Glenn demonstrating the sound of this beautiful wire strung harp, with 33 Bronze strings.

Custom 20 wire strings Myrtle Wood Harp. This little wire strung lap harp is designed to be comfortable to be played with the finger tips and/or fingernails.

Susan Toman (Canada) writes to say of her new book of harp arrangements, "Dance upon the Strings is a unique concept, giving the option for just RH, 2 Hands, or 2 Harp parts (one solo, one accompaniment).

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Each tune is first presented very simply, followed by a 2nd time through with easy Irish ornamentation. books that are wire-like in theme, style, or atmosphere are good too. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Early Music for the Wire Harp comprises 31 of John Hine’s arrangements of various early music from the 10th through 16th centuries for solo lever harp, plus 7 duets for two lever harps (one of which includes optional percussion parts). Arranged to be played mainly in the fixed hand position.

Scroll down for contents. This collection is a PDF download available for $ Rose and Kilcoy wire strung Clarsachs. Here is a book we would recomend to any player or aspiring player of wire harp. Karen Marshalsay uses specially composed studies, tunes and exercises, along with arrangements of traditional tunes, to examine a set of techniques which will bring colour, energy and clarity to your playing.

Early Irish wire strung harps. The clarsach, or small harp, strung with metal strings has been the national symbol of Ireland for centuries. These harps have been objects of great significance, and the harpers were often granted special status.

The playing of these instruments declined in the 19th century, but has enjoyed a revival in. The Wire Harp is a non-profit annual publication of Spokane Falls Community College, presenting the work of students, alumni faculty and staff.

As an instruction-related club, it is designed to. Please note that while most orders are shipping daily, we can currently only guarantee that orders will ship on Mondays and Thursdays. Music Search Tip: Enter in the most unusual word(s). This book is designed for advanced beginners to intermediate harp players with lever folk harps (or pedal harps) that have thirty-three strings or less with G (one and a half octaves below middle C) as their lowest note, in the keys of F, C, G, D and A.

Steel strings are sometimes preferred by some wire harp players, and so I have built a number steel strung wire harps over the years. Steel has a much more pronounced metal sound, and rings quite well, for a longer time. They are also stronger than Bronze, with much less breakage, since Steel is a.

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The wire harp; ballads, poems, songs. [Wolf Biermann] -- "Acclaimed in both East and West Germany for his incisive poems and ballands, Wolf Biermann has become an embarrassment to the East German regime. His political poems praise Socialist theory and. The Wire Harp is SFCC's award winning creative arts magazine.

It features poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and visual art contributed by SFCC students, faculty, and. The Wire Harp has been publishing poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and visual arts created by students, faculty, and alumni since The Wire Harp is put together every year by two groups of students and two faculty advisers who oversee the whole.

Selected and arranged by Cynthia Cathcart, this book is an easy and progressive collection of recognizable melodies arranged for wire strung and small harps. This is a useful and accessible introduction to the wire strung harp, by a fine exponent of the instrument, —Alison Kinnaird [click on the image to learn more about Traditional Beginnings].

Harps have been played in Ireland from at least the yearwhen indigenous performers played an early Irish harp: this is the robust, wire-strung instrument now depicted in the national emblem.

From the twelfth to seventeenth centuries, different waves of invaders presumably brought gut-strung medieval and Renaissance harps with them; European pedal harps were played by the affluent Anglo. The Wire Primers edited by Rob Young. Temporarily Unavailable. Undercurrents - The Hidden Wiring Of Modern Music edited by Rob Young.

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