Sylvia Crawford

An Introduction to Old Irish Harp Playing Techniques

Published 1st July 2021

This book explains how to play the three first tunes traditionally taught to young Irish harpers. Working phrase-by-phrase through each of the tunes, Sylvia’s descriptions, photographs and music notation guide your fingers to learn the playing techniques of the old Irish harpers.

There is also an introductory section explaining Sylvia’s work in reconstructing the lost art of playing the old Irish harp.

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