Live no 4 – “A Stray Cat…” from Haiku by Susann McDonald and Linda Wood

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In this episode I’m talking about…

Where am I today and why

Who “sponsored” today’s episode and how

Interesting ideas on how to fit 4 harps into the orchestra

 

About the piece

part of the book “Haiku for the Harp” which you can buy here

each piece is inspired by one poem

the difficulty level

the range of the harp

 

Music (from 9’40”)

 

Why is this piece an interesting one to look at if you ever experienced a hand injury

Fingering and what to watch out for

How to practise placing between the jumps

What to do with the tuning key?

Other interesting sound effects in the Haiku