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Scottish Music Graded Exams Harp - Grade 4 (2014-2020) (book)

The harp syllabus 2014-2020 from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland offers a great choice of tunes for your repertoire and will enable you to create a programme for the RCS Traditional Music Exams or SQA exams, ceilidhs, mods and concerts. The pieces were selected by Patsy Seddon in consultation with Christine Martin and Gillian Fleetwood and are from many well known players, teachers and arrangers of Scottish harp music.

For the Grade 4 harp syllabus 2014-2020, we offer you a choice of tunes to start you on your way to a rich and varied repertoire. Where appropriate, tunes in this volume have been edited for guidance purposes.

The syllabus requirements are included in the website samples.

The entry guidelines, syllabus and repertoires can be also viewed at http://www.rcs.ac.uk/traditional-music-graded-exams/

The arrangements represent the technical standard to be expected at the grade, and as such should be adhered to by candidates when performing in the exam.

Details

Instruments:
Harp
Book format:
A4
Date:
2014
Origin:
Scottish
Articulations:
Staff notation
Tune Types:
Air, Dance tunes, Gaelic waltz, Jig, March, Reel, Shetland reel, Strathspey, Waltz
ISBN:
978-1-90680-489-3
Level:
Intermediate
Authors:
RCS
Pages:
28
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Table of contents

  • Airs:
  • Coilsfield House
  • Hi, Horo ’s na Horo Eile
  • An Ataireachd
  • MacGriogair a Ruadhshruth
  • On a Bank of Flowers
  • Tha m’ Aigne fo Ghruaim.
  • Dance Tunes:
  • The Marchioness of Huntly
  • Captain Campbell
  • The Quaker’s Wife
  • Chuir I Gluin Air a’ Bhodach
  • The Shores of Loch Bee
  • Dòmhnall Tighinn gam Shireadh
  • Miss Abercromby
  • P. M. Donald Maclean of Lewis
  • Crathadh t’ Aodaich a Ghaoil
  • The Gaorsach Lasses
  • Homecoming.
  • Recent Compositions:
  • A’ Chiad Mhadainn
  • B. K’s Polka
  • Monkey Puzzle
  • The Red Jacket
  • Portarlington
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Reviews

“The books are well produced with input from relevant experts and a good range of tunes which are likely to be played widely outside of the classroom” Living Tradition Magazine2015

Pete Heywood

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