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Performance guide - harp / harpe

Library resources for harp / harpe


Below are selected research tools for finding music for, and information about, the harp. Consult the McGill Library catalogue for complete holdings information. If you have further questions, please contact a member of the full-time staff for assistance.

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Books and repertoire guides / Livres et guides de répertoire

Glattauer, Annie. Dictionnaire du répertoire de la harpe. Paris : CNRS éditions, c2003.
ML102 H38 G55 2003

Marson, John. The Book of the Harp: The Techniques, History and Lore of a Unique Musical Instrument. Suffolk: Kevin Mayhew, 2005.
ML1005 M378 2005

Palkovic, Mark. Harp Music Bibliography: Chamber Music and Concertos. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2002.
REF ML128 H3 P33 2002

Palkovic, Mark. Harp Music Bibliography: Compositions for Solo Harp and Harp Ensemble.. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995.
REF ML128 H3 P35 1995

Palkovic, Mark. Harp Music Bibliography Supplement: Compositions for Solo Harp and Harp Ensemble. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2002.
REF ML128 H3 P35 2002 Suppl.

Rensch, Roslyn. Harps and Harpists. Rev. ed. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, c2007.
ML1005 R43 2007

Swanson, Carl. A Guide for Harpists: Care, Maintenance, and Repair of the Pedal Harp.
Boston, MA: Boston Editions, c1984.
ML1006 S9 1984

Zingel, Hans Joachim. Harfenmusik. Harp music. Musique de la harpe. Harp muziek. Musica per arpa. Verzeichnis der gedruckten und zur Zeit greifbaren Literatur für Pedalharfe. Hofheim am Taunus: Friedrich Hofmeister, 1965.
REF ML128 H3 Z5

Online resources / Ressources en ligne

Les signes de l'arc - Répertoire (listing of 20th- and 21st-century harp repertoire)

Harp Music of the 18th and 19th Centuries (includes online facsimiles of manuscripts and rare editions)

Oxford Music Online (includes Grove Music Online)

Daniels' Orchestral Music Online

Periodicals / Périodiques

American Harp Journal
ML1 A377

Galpin Society Journal
ML5 G26

Das Orchester
ML5 O68

ML1 A7283

World Harp Congress Review

Call numbers for browsing / Cotes à parcourir

M115-M119 Harp solo / Harpe seule
M272-M273 Harp and piano / Harpe et piano
M292-M293 Duets – 2 plucked instruments / Duos – 2 instruments à cordes pincées
M294-M295 Duets – plucked and string instruments / Duos – instrument à cordes et instrument à cordes pincées
M296-M297 Duets – plucked and wind instruments / Duos – instrument à vent et instrument à cordes pincées
M1036-M1037 Harp with orchestra / Harpe et orchestre
M1136-M1137 Harp with string orchestra / Harpe et orchestre à cordes
ML128 H3 Harp bibliography / Bibliographie – harpe
ML1005-ML1008 Harp history / Histoire – harpe
MT540-MT557 Harp (and related instruments) studies and methods / Étude et enseignement – harpe (et instruments connexes)
MT546 Harp orchestral excerpts / Études d’orchestre – harpe
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