Title Harfenschule
Author Laar, Uschi
Place [s.l.]
Publisher l'Auteur
Year [s.d.]
Physical Description 2 voll.
Language German
Type of Harp Lever Harp
Target Audience Children (6-12 years)
Speed of Progression Medium
Structure of Method Chapters on the fundamental techniques of the harp
Type of Illustrations Photos; Drawings; Sound disc
Style of Music Classical; Songs; Irish
Musical Structure Exerices; Pieces; Improvisation
Elements of harmonical Theory No
Introduction 1
Position of the Harp 2
Tuning 4
Elements of Musical Theory 3
Beginning with 1 finger 5
Beginning with 2 fingers 6
Beginning with 3 fingers 8
Beginning with 4 fingers 10
Intervals 7
Chords, 3 fingers 9
Chords, 4 fingers  
Pedals / Levers 3
Scales 11
Arpeggios 12
Trills, Tremolos, Bisbigliandi, Ornaments  
Muffled Sounds  
Give a technical base to allow to play easy pieces and average difficulty of style South American, Irish, or classic music. Open doors and gives keys for the improvisation. Make exercises harmonious which please to play, but which develop the coordination of both parts of the brain and the work the independence of hands. This having for consequence a better concentration, a memory capacity, an assurance in the playing, the acceleration of the process of learning.
Volume 1:
Introduction and presentation of various harps according to countries (ethnological)
Musical Theory before beginning to play
Chapter with explanations on the various techniques of the harp and exercises ad hoc. In the second part, is pieces.
Volume 2:
Deepening and complexification of the elements approached on the 1st Volume
Development of the rhythm, the independence of hands.
Develop the other competence as the improvisation and the rhythm, and not only the technique of harp.
Many rhythmic exercises for the independence of every hand.
Notion of harmony in the chapter of the chords and the learning of the cadences.
CD: contains all the exercises and proposed pieces.
Arrangements of pieces such as: Take five, Black Orpheus.