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Medieval and Renaissance Music for Folk Harp

By Laura Zaerr

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Harp (Folk/Celtic) - Intermediate-Advanced
Composed by Laura Zaerr. Squareback saddle-stitched, Solos. Acoustic Guitar. Early Music/Renaissance. Book. 88 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.21892).

Item Number: MB.21892

ISBN 9780786682324. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

The 20 intermediate - advanced arrangements in this book invite the player on a musical-historical journey from the French trouveres to Tielman Susato. These arrangements use a variety of techniques including harmonics, pres de la table, left hand etouffe, some quick lever changes and the full range of a 36 string harp. For historic purposes, original texts with translations accompany each of the songs as well as historic notes on genres, and short biographies on each of the composers represented.

* Contains 20 intermediate-advanced arrangements
* Representative of 13 composers from France, Spain, Germany, Italy, and Portugal
* Spanning the 12th C to the 16th C.
* Extensive historical notes with original texts with translations
* Wide variety of folk harp techniques used to make each arrangement unique
* Intermediate to advanced folk harp arrangements using a wide variety of techniques
* Extensive historic notes and original texts with direct translations
* Representative of 13 European composers spanning 4 centuries.

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