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.

Winter's Featured Harp Music:

This quarter's featured harp music are three tunes in lead sheet format, intended for the 2021 PSFHS Winter Folk Harp Festival which was cancelled due to Covid-19. Winter festival program director Harper Tasche writes, "Here are three great tunes that are a delight to play and sound lovely on the harp. The first is 'Early One Morning' from England, which may be familiar as the theme for the beloved CBC 'Friendly Giant' children's TV series. The second tune is 'Garryowen' which appears to be an Irish adaptation of a Scots melody, and is widely known for its military use (as well as being a great jig). The third, 'Michael Row De Boat Ashore,' originated as a work song in the African-American Gullah culture of coastal South Carolina and Georgia, and gained popularity through the folk music revival of the 1950s and 60s." NOTE: if you have a PSFHS Harpers' Songbook, please print these tunes and add them to your notebook.

Now, on to the music!

Early One Morning:  PDF Format
Early One Morning:  YouTube Link

Garryowen:  PDF Format
Garryowen:  YouTube Link

Michael Row De Boat Ashore:  PDF Format
Michael Row De Boat Ashore:  YouTube Link

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This page was last updated on March 01, 2021