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Las Mañanitas

I love Sam Milligan’s arrangement of “Las Mañanitas” in Medieval to Modern Volume 2. Been playing it for years. Today when teaching it to one of my students, her father informed me that it is never done in C, always … Continue reading

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Mahan’s “Iowa Rivers Suite” now available digitally

Bill Mahan, an architect by trade, has written some of the most beautiful melodies for harp and piano. Born in Iowa, his Iowa Rivers Suite reflects fond memories and brings a visual of beautiful landscapes. It is now available digitally … Continue reading

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I. Mac Perry RIP

The extremely energetic, intelligent and multi-talented I. Mac Perry, author of “Learn to Play the Blues on the Harp” died in 2016.  We had not heard from him, and discovered this in a web search.  He authored many books, available … Continue reading

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Music for the Double Strung Harp

Thanks to Carolyn Deal and her You Tube tutorials on the Double Strung Harp, the instrument is experiencing a resurgence in popularity both for it’s unique sound and now for some of the really easy techniques Carolyn has been teaching.  … Continue reading

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Public School Harp Warm-Up

Here’s a warm-up that the kids all know and it grounds them before class. Sorry the notes are out of tune – we’re in an air raid shelter and the temps are all over the place.  Thanks to A.H., grade … Continue reading

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The Lively Bard – new fl/hp book

Look for a new release by Darhon Rees-Rohrbacher late summer 2018 – “The Lively Bard” – samples here! Sample Flute Sample Harp and Score

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Free Download for June 2018

This month’s free download is “La Playa” from Louise Trotter’s Puerto Rican Sketches.   You can download it HERE. Louise Trotter is a well-loved U.S. harpist, composer and arranger. Since early childhood she has had musical training in both piano and … Continue reading

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Great deals on used harps!

Posted May 6, 2018 In Mahogany finish with Bronzing, this Venus Concert Encore model pedal harp SN: 2196 has just received a full new set of strings. Sounds great! Well loved, it was a “stay-at-home” harp for the single, original … Continue reading

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December 2017 E-blast

End out 2017 with a bang (or, at least a new “pluck”) Reduced prices on used harps! Lionwood Bridget 36 – $3900 Salvi Daphne 40 – $7900 Lyon & Healy Style 24 – $12,500 Salvi Diana – $14,000 Call for … Continue reading

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The Estate Harps

Dear Friends, Here is a you tube of the harps in the shop that John prefers not to repair.  If you are interested in any of these harps on an “as is” basis, please let us know. Melody’s Traditional Music … Continue reading

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