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Books by George Stevens

George Stevens

George Stevens
Historical Notes on the Irish harp: Its History, Players and Technique
Self Published, 1994
This book was harpmaker George Stevens's dissertation when he studied instrument making at London College of Furniture. It is a useful and readable overiew of the early Irish harp, with sections on origins, stone and metal representations, construction, bards etc. Illustrated with old engravings and woodcuts it draws heavily on the old source texts such as Armstrong, Bunting, and O'Curry.