Contemporary Etudes for Harp for Pedal and Lever Harpists by Felice Pomeranz (Paperback)
(Berklee Guide). This unique collection from well-known harpist Felice Pomeranz features 24 contemporary performance-ready etudes for lever and pedal players with intermediate to advanced capability. The etudes span a variety of difficulty levels and help you master and apply a variety of contemporary practices. Topics covered include: Contemporary scales, harmonies, and progressions * Rhythm practices, such as multi-meters and swing vs. straight feels * Hand independence and stamina * Improvisation skills, comping patterns, and bass lines * Muffling, slides, and articulations * Timbral effects, such as the splat, xylophonic effects, gong, and slap bass sounds.