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    • Secrets of the Gaelic harp : a method for clairseach based on remnants of the Gaelic oral tradition : including the first tunes taught student harpers / by Ann Heymann

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ITMA Reference:
    • 3053-BK
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Archive Location:
    • Library. Ireland: Tutors / Heymann
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Publication Date:
  • 1988
ISBN:
    • 0962186716
Copyright:
    • Ann & Charlie Heymann
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Creator:
    • Heymann, Ann
Contents:
Context:
  • Acknowledgements
    Table of Contents
    Old Scottish Folktale
    Preface
    Brief Background [article]
    Musicians, The [article]
    Belfast Festival, The [article]
    Holding the Harp the Right (Or Left) Way
    Tuning
    On the Musical Notation
    Extract from 'Historical Memoirs of the Irish Bards' by J. Walker
    First Hand Position
    Advice of MacClave from Aughnamullen, The, poem
    Extract from 'With Essex in Ireland' by E. Lawless
    Fair Molly, air
    Maili Bhan, air
    Butterfly, The, air
    Yellow Goat, The, air
    Burns' March
    Letter about the harp from R. Henebry to Lord Castletown
    Ballinderry, air
    Prettie Weill Begann Man, air
    Dawn of Day, air
    Crodh-Laoigh Nam Bodach, air
    Old Man's Calf, The, air
    I Long for Her Virginity, air
    Extract from 'The Emerald' (Journal) 1868
    Music on the Cross of Tola, air
    Gin Ye Will Not Take Her, air
    'Irish Hudibras' or 'Fingallian Prince', poem
    Song of the Swan, air
    Lord Mayo, air
    Eagle's Whistle, The, air
    Buttonhole, The, air
    On a Blind Harper, poem
    Nails
    Replacing One Or More Strings
    String Problems
    Lament for Lachlan Dall, the Harper, poem
Illustrations:
    • Angle harp [drawing]
    • Arched harp [drawing]
    • Cyclades harp [drawing]
    • 'Undeveloped' harp [drawing]
    • 'Developed' harp [drawing]
    • 'Advanced Developed' harp [drawing]
    • Small low-Headed harp [drawing]
    • Large low-Headed harp [drawing]
    • Large high-Headed harp [drawing]
    • Harps including statues of harpists [photographs]
    • Detail of harp from Muireadeach's Cross, Monasterboice [photograph]
    • Author with husband and instruments [photograph]
    • Harper playing for gentry [drawing]
Physical Description:
    • 128 p. : ill., music in staff notation ; 30 cm. (pbk. bound by Archive)
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