Great French Composers for Folk Harp (Book)
97281
This unique book of 14 lever harp arrangements includes excerpts of some of the most famous French works by Debussy and Ravel, including Clair de lune, The Girl with the Flaxen Hair, and Pavane. The book features classical excerpts but there are five folk tunes and a medieval melody. The level of difficulty ranges from advanced beginner to advanced intermediate.

This is a collection of some of the most beautiful French melodies and is a perfect addition to almost every harpist's repertoire. The arran ...more
Product Number:
97281
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Pages:
32
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
078665886X
ISBN13:
978-07866-5886-2
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
3/7/2008
This unique book of 14 lever harp arrangements includes excerpts of some of the most famous French works by Debussy and Ravel, including Clair de lune, The Girl with the Flaxen Hair, and Pavane. The book features classical excerpts but there are five folk tunes and a medieval melody. The level of difficulty ranges from advanced beginner to advanced intermediate.

This is a collection of some of the most beautiful French melodies and is a perfect addition to almost every harpist's repertoire. The arrangements all have fingering and dynamics. The keys range from two sharps to one flat, but a full set of levers is needed for several of the more advanced classical excerpts. Eight of the pieces require no lever changes and five of the classical melodies require multiple lever changes.
 Clair de lune (Exerpt)       Claude Debussy  
 Derriere Chez Nous (Near Our Old Home)       Traditional French  
 Fais do-do (Go to Sleep)       Traditional French  
 La filla de Parthenay (The Girl from Parthenay)       Traditional 19th Century France  
 La fille aux cheveux de lin (The Girl with the Flaxen Hair - Excerpt)       Claude Debussy  
 La laine de nos moutons (The Wool of Our Sheep)       Traditional Song from Auvergne  
 Medieval Melody       Richard de Fournival  
 Menuet (Key of C)       Jean Philippe Rameau  
 Menuet (Key of G)       Henry Purcell  
 Pavane (Exerpt)       Maurice Ravel  
 Premiere Gymnopedie       Erik Satie  
 Reverie (Excerpt)       Claude Debussy  
 Romance (Excerpt)       Claude Debussy  
 Tenes la de Pres (Hold Tight to Your Girl)       Traditional Rigaudon from Cevennes  
 
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