Tag Archives: harp

My Christmas Wish For You

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  On this special day, I wanted to share my Christmas wish for you and for all harpists for happiness […]


Why the Harp for Christmas?

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What is it about harps and the Christmas holidays? It’s certainly a busy time for harpists. (Okay – that’s a […]


Quick Technique Checkup

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What harpist couldn’t use a checkup for their technique? Our technique is crucial. It’s how we do what we do. […]


Method or Madness

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“What method do you play?” It’s part of the human condition to label, sort and divide. Classifying things makes them […]


Do You Have a Harp Hero?

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I need a hero. A harpist’s life is not an easy one. I’m not complaining, mind you, just stating a […]


Fingering Followup: a Checklist

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A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about why you should write less fingering in your music. […]


Stephen Foster: Willie Has Gone to the War

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Stephen Foster (July 4, 1826 – January 13, 1864) is often called “the father of American music.” His musical output […]


Why Do You Play the Harp?

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Why do you play the harp (or whatever instrument it is that you play) ? How long has it been […]


Essential Chord Techniques

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What’s in a chord? Or more to the point, how do I play this chord and make it sound the […]


Who Said This?

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It’s time to test your knowledge of musicians and musical quotes. How many of these quotations do you recognize? And […]