Pedal or Lever Harp

Ballads and Court Dances of the 16th and 17th Centuries Book by Deborah Friou

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$17.95

For lever or pedal harp.

This book contains 23 of the tunes from Deborah Friou's Renaissance Muse CD. These include court dances of Praetorius and Gervaise, traditional English ballads, as well as pieces from Scotland's two earliest lute manuscripts. Three of the tunes are arranged for wire-strung harp and five of the Praetorius dances are arranged for one or two harps. For intermediate to advanced players, with fingerings indicated. Pieces are in C tuning or sharp keys. 48 pages, spiral-bound.


  • Canarie I & II
  • Ladie Ann Gordon's Lilt
  • A Daunce
  • Currant
  • Corne Yairds
  • Cabot
  • Scots Tune I & II
  • I Long for Thy Virginitie
  • A Scots Tune
  • Spyenelit Reforme
  • Alamande IV
  • Gaillarde
  • Three Ravens
  • A Jig
  • Robin
  • Lady Laiton's Almain
  • Bransle de la Torche (solo or duet)
  • Bransle de Montirande (solo or duet)
  • Courante CLXXXIII (solo or duet)
  • La Rosette (solo or duet)
  • Courante XCVIII (solo or duet)
  • White Flowers

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Most Beautiful Arrangements!
By PHYLLIS MANUEL
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By far, Deborah Friou makes the most beautiful arrangements and when played they sound so rich and full, but yet are pretty easy (takes a bit of effort though) to learn and play at the intermediate level. I still go back to her music books daily.

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