The Asian Harp by Deborah Dahl Shanks PDF Download
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The Asian Harp is a collection of 22 folk songs from a variety of Asian countries including South Korea, Taiwan, Mongolia, the Philippines and China including unique examples from various provinces. Some pieces include chord symbols for improvisation. Three pieces require lever changes, which are written in the music.
Deborah Dahl Shanks has arranged these pieces for
for the late beginner to intermediate musician on a harp with at least 2 full octaves below middle C. She has also included several pages of explanations about Asian music and the included songs. Keys range from 3 flats to 2 sharps. There are no fingerings.
This PDF is 33 pages, including 28 pages of music.
Click on the to see a sample of the first few lines of music.
- Arirang (Korea)
- Barley and Rice (Korea)
- Go-ne Go-ne (Korea)
- Let's Play Terrapin (Korea)
- Mountains So Green - "Gau Shans Ching" (Taiwan)
- Plowing with Water Buffalo (Taiwan)
- Mongolian Shepherd Song (Mongolia)
- Let Us Even Now Go to Bethlehem (Philippines)
- Greet the Rising Sun (China)
- Jasmine Flower - "Mo Li Hua" (China)
- Feng Yang Flower Drum (Anhue I province of China)
- If the Rain Doesn't Fall (Yunnan province of China)
- In That Faraway Place (Chinghai province of China)
- Kang Ding Love Song (Shikang province of China)
- Little Donkey (Shenshi province of China)
- Purple Bamboo Flute (Shandong province of China)
- Rainbow Sister (Suiyuan province of China)
- Lift Your Veil (Shinjiang province of China)
- Sai-di-ma-li-a (Shinjiang province of China)
- Sha-li-hung-ba (Shinjiang province of China)
- Sweet Bird of Youth (Shinjiang province of China)
- Wagoneer's Song (Shinjiang province of China)