Harp Song - The Golden Thread (eBook)
with Selected Arrangements for the Folk Harp
The musical journey through this book of folk harp arrangements expose the player to music from the 12th to 20th centuries. Information about the tunes and composers, plus lyrics, stories and poems, give insight to the music and are valuable performance tools. You will enjoy music not usually found in harp repertoire that lies well on the harp with few lever changes.* Contains 43 arrangements on 84 pages * Traditional music from Scotland, Ireland, Brittany, Canada, England * Contemporary composers include R ...more
Product Number:
22199EB
Format:
eBook
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Pages:
88
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6106-5960-0
ISBN13:
978-16106-5960-4
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
4/15/2011
The musical journey through this book of folk harp arrangements expose the player to music from the 12th to 20th centuries. Information about the tunes and composers, plus lyrics, stories and poems, give insight to the music and are valuable performance tools. You will enjoy music not usually found in harp repertoire that lies well on the harp with few lever changes.* Contains 43 arrangements on 84 pages * Traditional music from Scotland, Ireland, Brittany, Canada, England * Contemporary composers include Roger Tallroth, Leif Gras,(Sweden), Tom Anderson, (Shetland), Alisdair Fraser, (Scotland), and Dr. John Turner, (US).* Spanning the 12th through 20th C.* Historical notes concerning the tunes and composers* Legends, stories, lyrics and poems
Apples in Winter   
Sweden Connection   
Johsefi n’s Waltz   
Anna Visa  
The Little Red Lark – Lyrics   
The Little Red Lark   
Little Black Rose (an Róisin Dubh)   
Fingal’s Cave – John Gow   
Fingal’s Cave  
MacPherson’s Lament – Lyrics   
MacPherson’s Lament   
My Love She’s But a Lassie Yet  
My Love She’s But a Lassie Yet – Lyrics  
Dr John Turner  
John Turner’s Lament for the Death of His Wife  
Josiah Chowning’s Strathspey   
Colyn Fischer’s Style   
The Burn by the Barn   
Breton Dance  
Sitting in the Stern of the Boat  
Battle Cry of Munster, March  
Battle Cry of Munster, Air  
Brave Wolfe – Lyrics  
Brave Wolfe  
Planxty Gan Ainm  
Morag of Dunvegan and the Legend of the Fairy Flag  
Morag of Dunvegan   
Ha a Chaillich air mo dheidh (My Old Wife Haunts After Me)  
John Playford  
Playford Medley  
Gelding of the Devil 
On the Cold Ground 
Wallom Green  
Jack’s Maggot  
Casadh an tSugain (Twisting of the Hayrope)  
Twisting of the Hayrope – Story  
Green Gates   
Coilsfi eld House and Neil Gow 
Coilsfi eld House  
O’ A’ the Airts*  
Robert Burns – O’ A’ the Airts  
Planxty Hewlett  
Tom Anderson  
The Auld Resting Chair  
Maas  
Da Slockit Light  
Ian S Robertson  
Maurice Manley’s Polka  
Ballydesmond Polka  
Knocknaboul Polka  
Major Graham of Inchbrakie  
James Scott Skinner  
The Laird o’ Thrums   
Music of Christmas  
Wexford Carol  
O Come, Divine Messiah – Lyrics  
O Come, Divine Messiah  
Don Oiche Ud I mBeithil (That Night in Bethlehem)   
Don Oiche Ud I mBeithil (That Night in Bethlehem) – Lyrics   
Christmas Eve Air  
Christmas Hornpipe   
The Bog Blossom  
Little Pet and It’s Mother  
Caluim Sgaire  
Alasdair Fraser/Caluim Sgaire  
The Rose Tree  
Refl ection  
The Golden Thread  
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