Pedal or Lever Harp

International Rhythmic Collection #3 by Alfredo Rolando Ortiz Downloads

  • Volume 3 PDF
  • $20.00
  • Volume 3 Companion mp3s
  • $8.00

For lever or pedal harp.

Alfredo Rolando Ortiz' three Rhythmic Collection books introduce various rhythmic styles from North and South America and Europe in a very "user friendly" manner using famous traditional melodies. He includes well-known tunes as "Famous Traveling Melodies," showing how they would sound in various styles and rhythms. The three volumes are not progressive. Each one includes easy, intermediate, and more advanced pieces. There are some fingerings. All titles and explanations are written in both English and Spanish.

PDF Download: This PDF is Volume 3, and its "Traveling Melody" is The Itsy Bitsy Spider.
Waltz for a Birth
has two arrangements: an easy solo, and a version for harp and violin. Both La Bamba and Otro carnavalito have easy and advanced versions. Pieces range from 2 flats to 1 sharp, with most of them in 1 flat. Some fingerings are included. 65 pages.

mp3 Download: With the companion mp3s you can listen to the music to "get the right feel" of those wonderful Latin rhythms! Some pieces are divided in sections to facilitate listening and learning specific parts. A few examples of "variations" and additional verbal instructions are included. "Easy versions" are included, but not the "advanced."

PDF Contents

Famous Traveling Melodies (Más melodías viajeras famosas)
The Itsy Bitsy Spider (La aralia chiquitica)
The Spider and the Harp (La aralia y el arpa)
The Traveling Spider (La aralia viajera)

Other Contents
Mano a mano (Hand to Hand)
Pensamientos #1 (Thoughts #1)
Otro carnavalito (Another Carnavalito)
La Bamba
A un recuerdo (To a Memory)
Waltz for a Birth (Easy and advanced harp) (Vals para un nacimiento)
Waltz for a Birth (Harp & violin) (Vals para un nacimiento) (Arpa y violtn)
Venezolana Numero (for Pedal Harp) (para arpaclasica)

Companion mp3 Tracks

The Itsy Bitsy Spider (La araña chiquitica)
The Itsy Bitsy Spider - Colombian style (estilo colombiano)
The Itsy Bitsy Spider - Brazilian style (estilo brasileño)
The Itsy Bitsy Spider - Paraguayan style (estilo paraguayo)
Mano a mano measures 1-33 (compases 1 a 33)
Mano a mano measures 34-end (compases 34 a fin)
Pensamientos measures 1-17 (compases 1-17)
Pensamientos measures 17-25
Pensamientos measures 26-33
Pensamientos measure 48-end (comp. 48 a fin)
Waltz for a Birth measures 1-17 (compases 1 a 17)
Waltz for a Birth measures 17-33 (compases 17 a 33)
Waltz for a Birth measures 34 - 49 (compases 34 a 49)
Waltz for a Birth measures 50 - 61 and instructions (compases 50 a 61)
Waltz for a Birth measures 62 - end (compases 62 a fin)
La Bamba
La Bamba measures 1 - 8 (compases 1 a 8)
La Bamba measures 8 - end (compases 8 a fin)
La Bamba instructions (instrucciones)
Otro Carnavalito measures 1 - 16 (compases 1 a 16)
Otro Carnavalito measures 17 - 33 (compases 17 a 33)
Otro Carnavalito measures 34 - end (compases 34 a fin)
To a Memory (A un recuerdo)
To a Memory measures 17 - 32 (compases 17 a 32)
To a Memory measures m33 - end (compases 33 a fin)
To a Memory alternative accompaniment pattern

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