Welcome to our featured harp music section!  Every quarter (March, June, September, and December) we will feature a work by one of our talented Pacific Northwest harp composers and arrangers. You are welcome to download and print a copy of this music for your personal private use. (If you wish to perform the music publicly for profit, print or publish any arrangement, or record or broadcast it, you must first contact the copyright holder for the appropriate permissions.)

Please Note: Beginning June 2013, Reigning Harps is using YouTube to display video/audio of Featured Harp Music scores. To see/hear playback of the tune, simply click the YouTube link. To print out the score, use the Adobe PDF link.

Summer's Featured Harp Music:

The season's featured harp music is an arrangement of the traditional Welsh tune Hobed O Hilion by North Seattle pianist and harper, Janet Anderson. Janet says: "My formal training is in piano, voice and composition. I make my living as a piano teacher, as well as serving as music director at Wedgwood Presbyterian Church in Seattle. I started playing the harp in October of 2020, after many years of looking longingly at the harps in the Dusty Strings showroom. Everything I know about harp technique I learned from YouTube, especially Josh Layne’s excellent Harp Tuesday videos. This lovely tune comes from a Welsh website, http://www.alawoncymru.com/, recommended by another YouTube teacher, Tiffany Schaefer. If you’re at all interested in Welsh folk music I highly recommend Alowon Cymru’s website as a rich resource of tunes. My mother is of Welsh ancestry, but the family legend is that my great-grandfather was kicked out of the country because he couldn’t sing. Though Mom always said my musical ability must come from somewhere else, I am very much interested in exploring my Welsh musical heritage, so I’m happy to share this tune with other harpers."

So now, on to the music...

Hobed O Hilion:  PDF Format
Hobed O Hilion:  YouTube Link

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This page was last updated on June 01, 2022