Time to Play/Tiempo de Tocar
Llanera harp technique etude using three fingers, thumb (finger #1), index (finger #2) and middle finger (finger #3). In this exercise, the interpretation of a nucleus of 3 musical notes that is repeated as an ascending melodic fingering motion pattern from the high to low harp range. In this exercise, two techniques for the interpretation of the harp are studied: “Place” and “re-place”.
In this etude, you will study two techniques “Place” and “Replace”
Steps to Study:
- Place the computer or laptop screen to the left side of the harp, preferably sitting with your back straight and your arms free. If you are right-handed, place the elbow of the harp on your right shoulder. If it is sinister, place the screen or laptop to the right side of the harp and the harp’s elbow should be placed on the left shoulder.
- Open each video in full screen to be able to observe the score and hands completely.
- As soon as the video is opened in full screen, the video will start automatically. The video has a 3-bar pre-count which will give you plenty of time to get ready. Each video contains a reference to the harp and the ideal sound to study, additionally it has the accompaniment of other musical instruments where you can study unlimitedly.
- If you want to study with just the score, open the video in full screen and pause before the harp starts.
- Ideally, study the upper plane first and then the lower plane. Then study the two planes simultaneously. In addition, first study in slow tempo (60 bpm), then medium tempo (80 Bpm) and faster tempo (120 bpm).
Etude 60 Bpm:
Etude 80 Bpm:
Etude 120 Bpm: