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The Irish Harp Book

A Tutor and Companion- Including works by the following:- The Harper-Composers- 17 th -19 th Century Irish Composers- Contemporary Irish Composers (work for this volume commissioned by Cairde na Cruite)- Facsimile Edition

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Carysfort Press Ltd.

Contents: The Instrument - Compass - Strings - Tuning - Blades – Placing the Instrument – Key-Board, Key change system, Keys Position of hands (diagrams) – Independence of Fingering - Equality of Tone – Chord Playing - Articulation – Damped Sounds – Octaves – Gliding – Harmonics – Recapitulation – Glissando – Relative Minor Scales - C, G and D (Harmonic Form) – Relative Minor Scales - A and E – Scales in all possible keys, Arpeggios and Inversions, Sixths and Tenths – Contrary Motion (One Octave) – Dominant Seventh Chord and Inversions, Similar Motion – Dominant Seventh Chord and Inversions, Similar and Contrary Motion – Diminished Seventh Chord and Inversions, Similar Motion – Complete Scale Programme as in Eleventh Lesson – Diminished Seventh Chord and Inversions. Similar and Contrary Motion.
Contents: The Instrument - Compass - Strings - Tuning - Blades – Placing the Instrument – Key-Board, Key change system, Keys Position of hands (diagrams) – Independence of Fingering - Equality of Tone – Chord Playing - Articulation – Damped Sounds – Octaves – Gliding – Harmonics – Recapitulation – Glissando – Relative Minor Scales - C, G and D (Harmonic Form) – Relative Minor Scales - A and E – Scales in all possible keys, Arpeggios and Inversions, Sixths and Tenths – Contrary Motion (One Octave) – Dominant Seventh Chord and Inversions, Similar Motion – Dominant Seventh Chord and Inversions, Similar and Contrary Motion – Diminished Seventh Chord and Inversions, Similar Motion – Complete Scale Programme as in Eleventh Lesson – Diminished Seventh Chord and Inversions. Similar and Contrary Motion.