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Harp Exercise to strengthen finger independence

Of all the finger dexterity exercises I have done over the past forty plus years of playing the harp, the exercise on this you tube video (provided) has helped me the most. It requires a great deal of coordination, and … Continue reading

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Gustav Holst and the Jupiter Theme

Gustav Holst store site | blog site | publication site Gustav Holst, (1874-1934) born in Cheltenham, England, is probably best known for his Planets Suite.As a child, he loved the piano and practiced it for hours, but did not like … Continue reading

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Playing without Stumbling

Is it a challenge for you to make it through a tune without stopping? In many cases when working on an arrangement, all goes smoothly until the melody becomes developed and the tunes goes off the beaten path. At this … Continue reading

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