For DOUBLE-STRUNG harp only.
The double-strung harp, consisting of two parallel rows of strings, has gained popularity over the past 20 years. Beth Kollé and Laurie Riley have done an immeasurable service to the world of the harp in the writing of this book. Besides the 15 pieces arranged for the double-strung harp, the book also includes valuable instructions on double-strung harp history, harp techniques possible on a double strung harp, doubling melodies, dividing melodies in half, overlapping chords, setting levers for accidentals, getting your hands working, repeated notes, left hand exercises, two-handed exercises, and getting used to looking at the strings.
The pieces include original, Celtic, classical and Christmas selections. There are chord symbols, but no fingerings. Most are in the keys of C or G (1 sharp). Scarborough Fair is in 3 sharps. Masters in this Hall has versions in both E minor (1 sharp) and C minor (3 flats) and Carol of the Bells is presented in both A minor and 3 flats. Some pieces require lever changes.
For intermediate double-strung harp players. The PDF is 93 pages, including 57 pages of music. There are several blank pages to facilitate page turns.
This book is for DOUBLE-STRUNG harps only. Please do not buy it to use on a "regular" Celtic, folk, lever, or pedal harp.
This product is a PDF file, to be downloaded to your computer. We do not sell it as regular printed music. It is only available here in this PDF download format.
Click on the blue titles below to see a sample of the first few lines of music.