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The Harper's Manual by Laurie Riley PDF Download

The Harper's Manual by Laurie Riley PDF Download

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In 2011, Laurie Riley revised and updated her popular Harper's Handbook into this new and expanded Harper's Manual. This book is an invaluable resource for harp players at all levels of skill. Laurie Riley shares a wealth of insightful knowledge gained from her extensive performing and teaching career, combined with her thorough research into harp-related injury and discomfort. In addition to practical advice, much of the material deals with what goes on inside a player, since a large part of playing music involves feelings, experiences, and attitudes. She offers her suggestions on such subjects as buying a harp, caring for and tuning your harp, practicing effectively, the teacher/student relationship, playing by ear, various harp playing styles, conquering stage fright, using a sound system, traveling with your harp, presenting yourself, and much more. This book also includes sections on preventing and correcting chronic harp-related injury.

Subjects include:
A Brief History of the Harp
Types of Harps, Components and Equipment
Overviews of techniques, methods and styles
Buying a Harp
Care of the Harp
Traveling with Your Harp
Practicing
Effectively Embracing Your Harp -- A Lesson in Ergonomics
All About Hands
Playing Challenges and Technique Modifications
Structures of Music
Presenting Yourself and Your Music
If You Want To Be A Harp Teacher
and much more!

This PDF is 160 pages long. The color cover is not included in the PDF.