Pedal or Lever Harp

A Little Lully arranged by Darhon Rees-Rohrbacher PDF Download

Item #p7982

For lever or pedal harp.

Darhon Rees-Rohrbacher has arranged 6 short pieces from the operas of Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687) for lever harps with at least 4 octaves (C to C) or pedal harp. This unique selections is for intermediate players. The pieces are in keys of C or G. Three of the pieces have no lever changes, and three have quite a few. Suggested fingerings, dynamics and tempos are provided throughout. 10 pages of music.

Here's what Darhon has to say about these arrangements:
Selections included in this collection were taken from the stage works of Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687) and adapted from his keyboard manuscripts. Lully's music was highly stylized with many trills and mordents, seemingly "fussy" to the modern ear. I retained the original melodies, most harmonies and much of the voicing. However, in order to adapt them to the harp and make them less cumbersome to play, I eliminated a number of the mordents and trills and retained just enough to maintain the characteristic French "flavor" of the pieces.

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.

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