SM081: Traditional Tunes for Harp - Book Two

Traditional Tunes for Harp - Book Two

Cover ImageA collection of arrangements of traditional Scottish melodies arranged by Catriona McKay and Charlotte Petersen for the Intermediate / Advanced lever harpist. Published by CMCP Publications.


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Contents / Notes


1. Eilean Aigais
A beautiful air from the Simon Fraser Collection. Catriona has recorded a harp and fiddle version on the Fiddler's Bid CD, Hamnataing.

2. Ossian
An arrangement of the haunting Scott Skinner melody.

3. Reel Beatrice
This tune has ambiguous origins. Some say it began as polka from Ballo Liscio dance repertoire called Oggi Nevica, which means "Today it snows". Others attribute it to the Quebecois fiddler Joseph Bouchard (1905-1980).

4. Seann Triubhais Uilleachain
A tune from the Simon Fraser Collection, which Charlotte arranged for the advanced competition in the National Mod 1994.

5. An Ataireachd Ard
This gorgeous Gaelic song was arranged by Charlotte for her pupil Claire Johnston in 1993.

6. Cailin deas cruite na mbo
At a meeting of ten harpers in Belfast in July 1792 Edward Bunting was commissioned to take down the airs played by the harpers. This is number 54 from the collection.

Score Information

Composer/Arranger: Catriona McKay & Charlotte Petersen
Instrumentation: Lever Harp
Level: Intermediate / Advanced
Format: Comb bound
Size: A4
Total Pages: 18
Our Ref: SM081
Publisher: CMCP Publications
Edition/Year: 2008
Origin: UK

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