Sunday, January 17, 2016

Had fun yesterday trying to work Grey Donkeys back to performance level.  I was surprised and pleased at how easy it was to get it up to speed after a few minutes of intensive work (chaining). I hadn't been able to play it that fast before.

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Tried to remember to concentrate on tone while working on arpeggios, but got more interested in playing fast. Was sort of successful, could definitely see improvement from last week.

Played Bells In Snow, (more like sight-read it) because I want snow. Not that I think I can make it snow by playing the harp.  Worked a little more on Prelude Intimes and Automne, both are coming along, and way more easy than what I've been working on for my album.

Bit the bullet and started working on Chaconne again, which is something that needs to be re-recorded.

Monday, December 28, 2015

Octaves with something I can't remember the name of - "Stilts" something? It's in Tiny Tales for Beginning Harpists. Or Beginners. Or something along those lines. I can't be bothered to get up and verify any of these names.

Got one more line of Automne under my belt. Played almost all of Prelude Intimes.

Tried to work on the first page of Rigaudon. I just do not know how to play that fast and loud without my fingers flying off the strings. Or wobbling.

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Double notes (Idyllic Poem): Played at ♪ = 40 and it was a struggle!

Went over 2nd part of Automne, need to relearn it. Played almost all of Prelude Intimes. Flagged on very last page.

Got two more lines crossed off Prelude 4.

Played Prelude 2 and Arabesque 1 just because I can now.

Fiddlehed

D scale and variations and part of Intervals Single String.

Friday, December 18, 2015

Trills: Tambourin and (Inquietude)

Old tune review: Automne

Got more measures of Prelude 4 knocked out, and moved on to lines. All lines of 1st and 3rd page done. Second page needs measure and line work.


Will the Circle Be Unbroken
How to Warm Up

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Poetical arpeggios and Prelude Intimes. Tried jump to quiet chords in Prelude 2.
Fiddle: Frere Jacques, Ode to Joy, Kerry Polka, Kerfunken Jig.