Things you need to know before buying an iPad [ep 24]
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Whenever I mention using iPad for reading music, I always get a lot of questions about the apps that I use, the best screen size, memory needed, and any of the accessories that one could get (or not). In today’s … Read More

How to use ForScore and iPad when reading SHEET MUSIC on the harp? [ep 23]
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Even though I LOVE all things paper (I could leave a small fortune in a stationery shop), and my creative side also gets a lot more to say when I’m using pen and paper – when marking music it can go into … Read More

How to play harmonics on the harp – and make them reliable! [ep 21]
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Like every new skill, harmonics may take some time and patience to learn. And like with many other things – the more relaxed you are, the better the results! So be kind to yourself when practising. Try working with small … Read More

How to play “Happy Birthday” on the harp? Free video lesson! [ep 20]
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Every day someone is celebrating a birthday – and today Coffee Break Harp celebrates reaching 20 episodes! Below you will find a free video lesson that will help you master this extremely useful piece. Who is it for? This is … Read More

How do the pedals on a harp work? [ep 18]
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Why there are 7 pedals on a harp (and so many more strings)? How do they work? Is there anything they have in common with levers on lever harps, and is it difficult to coordinate both hands and feet while … Read More

How to create your harp practice routine? FREE practice checklist – Coffee Break Harp 17
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How do I organise my harp practice? What do I start with? Is there anything else I should include in addition to my piece? And if so, what is it? Practice is a very personal process, and it will be … Read More

“The Water Is Wide” for Intermediate Harp and video lesson – Coffee Break Harp 14
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This song has been with me for some time now before it gained its shape as a harp arrangement. Many of us who miss their loved ones can relate to the lyrics: The water is wide, I cannot get over … Read More

The power of rest – Coffee Break Harp 11
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In today’s video I’m talking about planning breaks from your harp practice. If you’ve been with me for a while, you may know that time off is a topic I talk about regularly because I can see most of us (including myself) … Read More

Improve your technique with rhythm practice – Coffee Break Harp 10
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Rhythm exercises can help with many technical aspects of the pieces that you play, starting from your scales and arpeggios, through placing and jumps to bringing them up to tempo. Their power lies in making some of your fingers play … Read More

How to practise when you’re injured? – Coffee Break Harp 9 – LIVE episode
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Health and Harp Over the last few weeks we have been exploring topics around health and harp. Check them out here: How to reduce tension and pain when playing? – introduction to Alexander Technique 5 things you can do to avoid … Read More

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