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Classical Gems for Harp

This selection of Classical Gems range in difficulty from easy to Intermediate. All are suitable in range for a therapy harp, making them excellent choices for anyone looking to expand their classical repertoire. Click on the link for more information and to hear a software generated mp3!

Georg Friedrich Handel's Air (HWV 471) in B flat major

This charming piece, originally for harpsichord, is simple, yet beautiful. In this arrangement for harp, the right hand and left hand alternate in importance. For more advanced players this piece provides a good basis for ornamentation or improvisation. Great for practicing hand independence and scales, but more fun than an etude!

Debussy's Claire de Lune--Easy Version

Claude Debussy's famous Claire de Lune, here in an easy arrangement appropriate for therapy harp (but of course playable on harps of all sizes!). Perfect by itself or as part of a moon-themed set, this arrangement is sure to delight!

Berceuse from Jocelyn by Benjamin Godard

This easy arrangement of the Berceuse (lullaby) from Benjamin Godard's 1888 opera Jocelyn will enchant (and possible put to sleep) any nearby listeners. A perfect piece for a first recital or for anyone who wants to learn some more unusual repertoire.

Swan Lake--Easy Therapy Harp Version

The famous "Lake in the Moonlight" theme from Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ballet Swan Lake. An excellent addition to your classical repertoire, this well loved theme sounds beautiful on harp.

Adagio from Beethoven's Pathetique Sonata

This beautiful arrangement of the Adagio from Ludwig van Beethoven's Pathetique Sonata is sure to be a hit with friends and family. Written in 1778, this piece remains a timeless favorite of the classical repertoire.

 

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