250 Short Studies includes 54 right-hand studies (three to a page), 54 left-hand studies (three to a page), 124 hands together studies (two to a page) and 18 one-page solo studies to end the book. In all, there are 116 pages of music, with several pages of instructional text in the front of the book. The studies are melodic. They are not just notes strung together. The book is lap harp friendly, as long as you have C below middle C.
In the drop-down menu, you can choose from book, eBook, free mp3s of the right-hand studies, free mp3s of the left-hand studies, free mp3s of the hands together studies and free mp3s of the solo section. The eBook is also available on Sheet Music Plus.
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If you have played harp for awhile, there are 250 sight-reading opportunities. You can use the free mp3s to play along with if you like.
Looking to progress with your playing? These studies go from easy to intermediate within each section (right hand, left hand, hands together and solo studies).
If you want to learn more about harp fingerings and how to apply them in your playing, this book corners the market. Many of the studies are heavily fingered and bracketed, so that you can begin to see the patterns, and how the rules of placing and harp fingerings apply. The instructional text will help you with this.
All of the mp3s are free. What more could anyone want than 250 free mp3s? Each one includes a metronome lead-in, so that you can easily play along.