UM1472 The Composer's Guide to Writing Well for the Modern Harp

Cover image The Composer's Guide to
Writing Well for the Modern Harp
Yolanda Kondonassis
 
Yolanda Kondonassis draws upon her vast experience working with composers to create new works for harp in her new book, A Composer’s Guide to Writing Well for the Modern Harp. Through detailed and thorough writing, Kondonassis demystifies the vagaries of composing idiomatically for the harp with clear examples and invaluable practical charts that composers can reference again and again as they write for the harp. A must-have for the composer looking for the expert touch in their harp parts.
 

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Contents

The Composer's Guide to
Writing Well for the Modern Harp
Yolanda Kondonassis



TOPICS INCLUDE:

Chromaticism and navigating the harp’s pedal system

Physics of writing idiomatic music

Practical guidance on register, volume, and resonance

Comprehensive index of traditional effects and notation

Over twenty pages of contemporary special effects with notation

Props, electro-acoustics, and media integration

Candid advice on writing for the harp in every context

 

Extra resources can be found at https://www.yolandaharp.com/for-composers