The harp; its history, technique and repertoire [by] Roslyn Rensch.

New York, Praeger Publishers [1969] .

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Subjects Harfe.
Harp -- History.
Harp music -- Bibliography.
Harp music -- Discography.
Harp music.
Harpe -- Histoire.
Harpe, Musique de -- Bibliographie.
Harpe, Musique de -- Discographie.
Harpe, Musique de.
Description xvi, 246 pages illustrations, music, 40 plates 26 cm
Copyright Date [1969]
Notes "Composers, compositions and recordings": pages 183-210.
Bibliographies: pages 225-234.
Contents 1. The inheritance of the Middle East : Egypt ; Mesopotamia ; Israel ; Greece -- 2. Representations of the harp during the Middle Ages in Western Europe : Early manuscript illuminations ; Relief carvings ; Possible sources ; The frame harp in manuscript drawings of the eleventh century prior to the Norman Conquest -- 3. The harp in art from the Romanesque to the Baroque : The harp in Romanesque art ; Representations in manuscripts, prints and carvings of the thirteenth to the sixteenth century ; Representations in paintings of the fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth centuries -- 4. Further notes on the harp without pedals : Some names and literary sources ; Some surviving harps -- 5. The European pedal harp, 1720 -- 1910 : The mechanism ; Harpists, their instruments and their music ; Bochsa and Dorette Spohr ; Berlioz and Parish-Alvars -- 6. The harp in America : Late eighteenth century to early twentieth century ; The Lyon and Healy harp, The Wurlitzer harp, and the concert harpists who played them ; Harp instruction and harpists' organizations -- 7. The modern pedal harp : The harp in ensemble music ; Some problems of performance ; Fundamentals of the harp.
Genre Bibliography.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)49156
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Rensch, Roslyn.
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