Beginner harp On-line

outline for class 1

introduction to basic play
positioning harp
position of body and hands
action of playing - open and closed hands
close move open with 2
using other fingers and thumb
notes of the scale and colour of harpstrings

Resources for Class 1

review of week 1 video
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a few short older videos:

sitting at the harp
playing F's with #2
thumbs
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notes from class

keep your elbows level with your wrists

close your fingers to the palms

wear your harp jewels

read page 2 in harpstart - Landing mediations - has the close move open section top line, and 2nd line is the alternating hands

read the guidebook for the landings page

outline class 2

tuning your harp
close move open
close move open with 1and 2
waterfalls
Julie Blue

notes class 2