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Non-Pedal Harp Grade 1


View Full GRADE 1 Syllabus With Videos

  

THREE PIECES: one chosen by the candidate from each of the three Lists, A, B and C:

 

LIST A

Bernard Andrès No. 1 from Asters

Anon. Bohemian The Jolly Peasant from First Harp Book, arr. Paret

Anon. Italian O Sanctissima from Fun from the First!, Vol. 2, arr. Milligan

Grandjany Little Waltz (No. 12) from First-Grade Pieces for Harp by Grandjany and Weidensaul 

Jane Weidensaul Midnight Stars or Barn Dance Memory (No. 13 or No.15) from First-Grade Pieces for Harp by Grandjany and Weidensaul 

Soler Allegretto from Beginner’s Harp Book 1, arr. Schlomovitz


LIST B

Anon. Chinese The Purple Bamboo (#s in glissandi may be played as naturals) from Fun from the First!, Vol. 2, arr. Milligan

Fiona Clifton-Welker Charlotte in Spring, from Harping On Book 1

Bonnie Goodrich Azaleas in Houston or Japanese Lanterns from A Bouquet for Young Harpists

arr. Meinir Heulyn Three Blind Mice (No. 4 from 12) from Easy Nursery Tunes for Young Harpists
Claire Jones & Chris Marshall Stars from Six Pieces for Harp

Anne Macdearmid Lullaby or The Merry-go-Round from Comunn na Clarsaich Folio 18

David Watkins Berceuse: No. 2 from Six Pieces


LIST C

Dominig Bouchaud Coquillages (Shells) or A pas de fourmis (Ant’s Steps) or La balle (The Ball) from Harpe d’or

Ank van Campen Etude No. 2 or No. 5 from Tutor for the Celtic Harp 

Skaila Kanga Sound the Trumpets or The Glittering Ballroom (No. 8 or No.10) from Minstrel’s Gallery

Pozzoli 1st Grade: No. 2 or No. 3 or No.10 (page 91 or p. 97) from 65 Piccoli Studi facili e progressive in Grossi Metodo per Arpa

Tournier Les tierces (No. 1) from Les Plaisirs de la Harpe, Vol. 1, ed. Géliot


Scales and Arpeggios

Scales and Arpeggios Grades 1-5 for Non-Pedal Harp

Sight-Reading

Specimen Sight-Reading Tests from The Associated Board

Listen to samples of these pieces

£ 12.50
12 Easy Nursery Tunes for One or Two Harps - Meinir HeulynSuitable For : Lever / Pedal Harp
Genre : Traditional
Ability Level : Beginner / Easy

Music samples from Alaw Music:

1. Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star
Arranger: Meinir Heulyn
        
2. Ring-a-Ring O'Roses
Arranger: Meinir Heulyn
        
3. Little Jack Horner
Arranger: Meinir Heulyn
        
4. Three Blind Mice
Arranger: Meinir Heulyn
        
5. Girls and Boys Come Out to Play
Arranger: Meinir Heulyn
        
6. Pop! Goes the Weasel!
Arranger: Meinir Heulyn
        
7. Here We Go 'round the Mulberry Bush
Arranger: Meinir Heulyn
        
8. Rock-a-Bye Baby
Arranger: Meinir Heulyn
        
9. Baa-Baa, Black Sheep
Arranger: Meinir Heulyn
        
10. Hickory, Dickory, Dock
Arranger: Meinir Heulyn
        
11. This Old Man
Arranger: Meinir Heulyn
        
12. Pussycat, Pussycat!
Arranger: Meinir Heulyn
£ 5.00
A Bouquet For Young Harpists - Bonnie GoodrichSuitable For : Lever / Pedal Harp
Genre : Student
Ability Level : Beginner / Easy

£ 9.00
A Bouquet For Young Harpists - Download - Bonnie GoodrichSuitable For : Lever / Pedal Harp
Genre : Student
Ability Level : Beginner / Easy
Format : PDF Download
£ 32.00
Beginners Harp Book 1 - Phyllis SchlomovitzSuitable For : Pedal Harp
Genre : Tutor
Ability Level : Beginner
£ 12.00
First Grade Pieces For Harp - Marcel Grandjany and Jane Weidensaul Suitable For : Lever / Pedal Harp
Genre : Student
Ability Level : Beginner
£ 9.00
First Harp Book - Betty Paret Suitable For : Lever / Pedal Harp
Genre : Student Classical
Ability Level : Beginner / Easy
£ 12.50
Folio 18: Beginners' Choice - Original Compositions & Arrangements by Anne MacdearmidSuitable For : Lever Harp
Genre : Traditional Scottish and Various
Ability Level : Easy
£ 18.00
Fun From The First Vol. 2 - Samuel MilliganSuitable For : Lever Harp
Genre : Tutor
Ability Level : Beginner
£ 20.00
Harpe d'or / Golden Harp - Dominig BouchaudSuitable For : Lever Harp
Genre : Tutor / Student
Ability Level : Beginner
£ 12.50
Harping On Book 1 - Fiona Clifton-WelkerSuitable For : Lever / Pedal Harp
Genre : Student
Ability Level : Easy
£ 15.50
Les Plaisirs de la Harpe 1 - Huguette GéliotSuitable For : Lever / Pedal Harp
Genre : Student
Ability Level : Easy / Intermediate
£ 23.00
Method for Harp - Maria Grossi AND 65 Easy and Progressive Studies - Ettore Pozzoli English version Suitable For : Lever / Pedal Harp
Genre : Tutor / Exercises
Ability Level : Beginner / Intermediate
£ 16.00
Minstrel's Gallery: A Collection of 30 Easy Pieces from Medieval to Modern Day - Skaila KangaSuitable For : Lever / Pedal Harp
Genre : Student
Ability Level : Beginner / Easy
£ 15.00
Scales & Arpeggios for the Non Pedal Harp Grades 1-5 - Katherine ThomasSuitable For : Lever Harp
Genre : Reference / Scales
Ability Level : Easy / Intermediate
£ 8.50
Six Pieces for Harp - David WatkinsSuitable For : Lever or Pedal Harp
Genre : Classical
Ability Level : Beginner - Intermediate
£ 7.00
Specimen Sight-Reading Tests / ABRSM - Skaila KangaSuitable For : Pedal / Lever
Genre : Reference / Sight Reading
Ability Level : Easy / Advanced
£ 13.00
Tutor for the Celtic Harp  Vol 1 - Ank Van CampenSuitable For : Lever Harp
Genre : Tutor
Ability Level : Beginner / Intermediate