Fun with the Folk Harp (Book)
Want to get started playing the harp? This book will show you how. Written explanations and plenty of songs help you play right away. You're introduced to the symbols used in harp music, the basics of note reading, and fingering. There are new pieces, old pieces, silly pieces, and serious pieces for you to play. And there is a part showing you how to care for your harp and replace strings. Take this book home and learn on your own, or take it to a teacher and get some specialized help. It works both ways!
Product Number:
99785
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Beginning
Pages:
32
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-7014-2
ISBN13:
978-07866-7014-7
Series:
Fun With
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
2/25/2004
Want to get started playing the harp? This book will show you how. Written explanations and plenty of songs help you play right away. You're introduced to the symbols used in harp music, the basics of note reading, and fingering. There are new pieces, old pieces, silly pieces, and serious pieces for you to play. And there is a part showing you how to care for your harp and replace strings. Take this book home and learn on your own, or take it to a teacher and get some specialized help. It works both ways!
Fun with the Folk Harp

Holding the Harp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
Let’s Get Started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-6
C and G . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Three, Two, One . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
One Clef . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Right Left Right . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Whole and Half . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
On the Bridge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Strawberry Roan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
Scale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Up and Down . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
Shopping Affair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
Every Day . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Long Long Ago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Ninth Symphony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
Sleep Baby Sleep . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
This Old Man . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Aura Lee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
All Things Come of Thee O Lord . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Swing Low Sweet Chariot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
Minuet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
Bless Thou the Gifts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
Cradle Song . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
Jelly Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
Cobbler Cobbler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
What Shall We Do . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
In Town . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
Exercise: Glossary of 3rds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21-24
Kum Ba Ya . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Third Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
Jacob’s Ladder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
Blow the Man Down . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
Drink to Me Only... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27
The Animal Fair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Billy Boy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29
Little Teapot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29
Caring for your harp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30-31
 
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