Title La magie de la harpe et le monde des lutins = Méthode de harpe
Author Cherquefosse, Elisabeth
Contributors Lopez, Jean-Pierre
Place Paris
Publisher Billaudot
Year 2013
Series Collection Anne Ricquebourg
ISMN 979-0-043-09318-3
Plate G 9318 B
Physical Description 56 p.
Language French; English
Type of Harp Lever Harp
Target Audience Children (6-12 years)
Speed of Progression Slow
Structure of Method Lessons: many subjects studied simultanously
Type of Illustrations Drawings; Sound disc
Style of Music Classical
Musical Structure Exerices; Pieces
Elements of harmonical Theory No
Introduction 1
Position of the Harp  
Elements of Musical Theory  
Beginning with 1 finger  
Beginning with 2 fingers 2
Beginning with 3 fingers 3
Beginning with 4 fingers 4
Intervals 5
Chords, 3 fingers 6
Chords, 4 fingers  
Pedals / Levers  
Scales 8
Arpeggios 7
Trills, Tremolos, Bisbigliandi, Ornaments  
Muffled Sounds  
Give the bases of the technique of the harp and work with a sound source
Introduction: on the history of the harp, the presentation of the various harps and the parts of the harp. Explanation on strings and levers. Location of notes on the musical text.
- No explanations on the position of the harp and the fingers. Begin directly with a piece in two fingers.
- 1st part : progressive exercises with introduction of the techniques of the harp: 4 fingers, accords, intevalles, arpeggios and scales
- 2nd part: pieces which are on the CD
Very attractive graphics and drawings of a small sprite
- Very playful presentation
- Many exercises and pieces