Title Je joue de la harpe
Author Bosio, Gabriella
Contributors Delmastro, Giorgio
Place Torino
Publisher Musica Practica
Year 2002
ISBN 88-88662-00-6
Plate MP-10
Physical Description 2 voll.
Language French
Type of Harp Lever Harp
Target Audience Children (4-8 years)
Speed of Progression Slow
Structure of Method Lessons: many subjects studied simultanously
Type of Illustrations Photos; Drawings
Style of Music Classical; Songs
Musical Structure Pieces
Elements of harmonical Theory No
Introduction 1
Position of the Harp 2
Elements of Musical Theory  
Beginning with 1 finger 3
Beginning with 2 fingers 4
Beginning with 3 fingers 5
Beginning with 4 fingers 8
Intervals 6
Chords, 3 fingers 7
Chords, 4 fingers  
Pedals / Levers  
Trills, Tremolos, Bisbigliandi, Ornaments  
Muffled Sounds  
Learn to play the harp according to the method Susuki for the children from 4 years.
Built on two books: 1) book for the pupil:
1st part: description detailed on the position of the harp, the seat, the fingers
2nd part: progressive repertoire based on songs. At the end, more difficult variations on songs learnt at the beginning.
2) Guide of the teacher: advice and explanations on the book of the pupil allowing a more precise use. Many photos on the position of fingers.
Very playful method for youngs and proposing many tricks to stabilize the position of fingers and body.
- Based on drawn symbols memo-technique representing each a position of The body to be watched
- Fast introduction of The polyphony