Christmas Music 50 Christmas Carols for All Harps

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Are you looking for Christmas music that is especially suited to play on your harp brackets? Preferably relatively simple music with convenient fingerings? And preferably without you during your harp parentheses tipping point? Would you maybe can sing there? The nice big Christmas album 50 Christmas Carols for All Harps ?? Sylvia Woods in the world of the harp for many years a bestseller in carols. Although the book in the first place seems designed for the brackets harp, you can also fine to play a pedal harp. A special feature of this book is that the music is not only popular with beginners on the harp, but also at advanced and, surprisingly, even among professionals.

'Multi-level music books Sylvia Woods Harp

The American harpist Sylvia Woods is internationally known for her musical arrangements that are put each in a version for beginner harpists and for more experienced harpists. Often the A version on the left page and the B version on the right page. Both versions are equipped with extensive and useful information to the fingering. Both versions also come with chord symbols. This approach to be installed in a music book for use by musicians of different levels is known as the "multi-level connectivity method. This approach can be a very long time like one book and always play at a higher level.

Particulars of the harp book 50 Christmas Carols for All Harps

The versatile album 50 Christmas Carols for All harps' belongs to the Sylvia Woods arranged collection ?? multi-level ?? music books for the harp. In this book you will find many famous harp in English, but also lesser known carols. Also, you will at some German and French carols.
The music is as Sylvia Woods suitable for all harps. This they mean that the music is playable on both a pedal harp, or an 'ordinary' brackets harp. The music is even playable on a schootharpje, even if you're in the latter case, the music sometimes play an octave higher than quoted.
The music usually has no or only a single cross. Therefore most of the pieces are playable if you only have to sit on the brackets F of your harp. Even if you have absolutely no hooks on your instrument, this album may be suitable for you, because it omstemmen single harp bracket will cost you very little time.
Like many of her other music books is also 50 Christmas Carols for All Harps luxuriously equipped with a sophisticated, spacious layout and printed on thick quality paper. The book is held together with a thick spiral, so it easily remains open on your music stand. The cover is made of beautiful, thick and glossy cardboard.
This 96 page ?? s thick music book contains lots of Christmas songs in a position where you can sing the text well. All carols include one or more stanzas of the carol.
Originally, this book is published by Sylvia Woods himself, through her own publishing Woods Music & Books Publishing, but nowadays it is published by the famous Hal Leonard Corporation.

Applications for the chords in the music in the music albums

The addition of chord symbols to the score has several attractive advantages.
  • Beginner harpists could possibly omit the written guidance for the left hand instead of the right hand to play melodies, and with left hand chords. The agreements adopted by the arranger Sylvia Woods, his so-called basic chords. That means it's going to grab the most common and traditional chords every harpist simply knows.
  • Absolute beginners on the harp may possibly choose to with both hands to play chords, while they or others sing the melody.
  • Experienced harpists can easily make an arrangement here and there to adjust their own idea.
  • Thanks to the agreements, it is easy for players to play the harp. Remember that this guitar sounds a whole octave lower than listed and that the guitarist actually plays the bass part.

Separate CD with the music of the Christmas album and album of the Chanuka

When harp book '50 ChristmasCarols for All Harps "is a special CD available separately. Then Sylvia Woods plays all music in this Christmas album and music from her book 'Chanukah Music for All Harps' which includes songs for the Jewish Festival of Lights.
This CD is intended as 'instructional companion to the books', so as to support the learning of the tracks. This CD is the pace of most carols deliberately kept on the low side, to play along with the CD to make it as easy as possible. For the same reason Sylvia Woods plays the pieces, without all kinds of frills or rhythmic variations, just like in the book.
The pieces in the book she plays on the CD each time the B version, so the version for slightly advanced harpists. Since the A version and B version of the book always sound good together, you as a beginner on the harp playing the A version, while Sylvia Woods plays the B version. Alternatively you can simply just play the chords with her. Whether you sing while you let yourself be accompanied by her harp music.
The harp music on the CD lasts a total of over 60 minutes. You can redeem the CD or as a set along with the book.

Content of the harp book 50 Christmas Carols for All Harps

  • The Angels and the Shepherds
  • Angels We Have Heard On High
  • Away In A Manger
  • Blessed Be That Maid Marie
  • Boar's Head Carol
  • Bring A Torch, Jeannette Isabella
  • The Cherry Tree Carol
  • Christ Was Born on Christmas Day
  • The Coventry Carol
  • Deck the Halls
  • Ding Dong Merrily On High
  • The First Nowell
  • Entre Le Boeuf
  • The Glouchestershire Wassail
  • Go Tell It on the Mountains
  • God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
  • Good Christian Men, Rejoice
  • Good King Wenceslas
  • Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
  • Here We Come A'Wassailing
  • The Holly and the Ivy
  • I Saw Three Ships
  • Il Est Né
  • Ihr Kinderlein, Kommet
  • Infant Holy
  • It Came Upon the Midnight Clear
  • Jingle Bells
  • Joy to the World
  • Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence
  • Lo, How A Rose E'er Blooming
  • Masters in this Hall
  • Noél Nouvelet
  • O Come All Ye Faithful
  • O Come, O Come Emmanuel
  • O Holy Night
  • O Sanctissima
  • O Tannenbaum
  • Hurried Shepherds to Bethlehem
  • Silent Night
  • The Snow Lay on the Ground
  • The Twelve Days of Christmas
  • Up on the Housetop
  • We Three Kings of Orient Are
  • We Wish You a Merry Christmas
  • What Child is This?
  • Whence Is that Goodly Fragrance?
  • While By My Sheep
  • Their Flocks While Shepherds Watched
  • Willie, Take Your Little Drum

A harp book as a Christmas present?

Since a lot of harpists throughout the world, from beginners to advanced are excited about 50 Christmas Carols for All Harps This music album is particularly suitable as a Christmas present. Give yourself a representative impression of this Christmas music, you can look on youtube. There you can see Sylvia Woods himself have to tell you about this album and some fragments from playing on her harp. This book is to buy a lot of music stores or to order. You can of course also be purchased through the internet.
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