Pedal or Lever Harp

Stephen Foster Favorites by Louise Trotter PDF Download

Item #p6927

For lever or pedal harp.

Louise Trotter has created beautiful harp arrangements of three of Stephen Foster's best-known songs: (I Dream of) Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair, Beautiful Dreamer, and Camptown Races. Each arrangement is 1 page long, with no lever changes needed, and no fingerings. They are at an advanced beginner / lower intermediate level, and require a harp with 2 octaves below middle C.

Beautiful Dreamer has a lovely introduction. The right hand features parallel 6ths, and the left is mostly single notes or 3-note chords. It is in the key of F (1 flat).

Camptown Races is in the key of C. There is a modified Alberti Bass type accompaniment and that might be a little tricky for the beginner, but basically this is a relatively easy piece.

I Dream of Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair is the most challenging of the 3 arrangements, with a lovely intro, full chords, a moving right hand, and an active left hand. This harpistic arrangement is very typical of how Louise perform her folk tunes.

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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