House of Musical Traditions
7010 Westmoreland Ave.
Takoma Park, MD 20912
HOURS: 11 am - 7 pm
Tuesday through Saturday
11 am - 5 pm Sunday & Monday
updated May 31, 2008
Titles listed in alphabetical order
"About Time" Music For The Clarsach
-- 20 pages, by Wendy Stewart
Contains a number of traditional and contemporary tunes in modern arrangements for harp.
The Calthorpe Collection, Music For The Irish Harp: Volumes 1-4
-- 48 pages
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All books in the series contain over 18 different Irish songs and airs arranged by Nancy Calthorpe. Also suitable for piano.
The Celtic Harp
-- 38 pages, Selected by John Loesberg
This book contains 31 celtic tunes arranged for beginner's harp and suitable for piano, keyboards or other melody instruments.
Harp Exercises For Agility And Speed
-- 93 pages, by Deborah Friou
This book uses a number of different tunes designed to help cover the following topics: two note chords, two finger exercises, rolled chords, finger independence, and much more.
Teach Yourself To Play The Folk Harp
-- 80 pages, by Sylvia Woods
Contains detailed instructions on playing the folk harp, covering parts of the harp, hand positions, fundamentals, reading harp music, and a wide selection of traditional tunes.
Traditional Irish Music Arranged For Harp
-- 45 pages, by Grainne Hambly
Contains a brief introduction to playing harp music followed by a collection of 21 traditional Irish tunes for the harp.
You Can Teach Yourself Lever Harp
-- by Laurie Riley & Beth Kolle
Detailed instruction on the basics of beginning the lever harp. Includes 32 tunes featured on the companion CD.