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Simon Chadwick's
Early Gaelic Harp Emporium

Books by Simon Chadwick

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Progressive Lessons
Early Gaelic Harp info, 2009; 2nd edition 2014; 3rd edition 2017
A source book based on the three beginners’ tunes as collected from the last of the old Irish harpers in the 18th century. Includes audio CD. Click here for ordering information.

Gestures: Harp technique from old Irish, Welsh & Scottish tradition
Early Gaelic Harp Info, 2011
Detailed notation and commentary on the fingering techniques preserved in Welsh and Gaelic historical sources. Click here for ordering information.

‘The Early Irish Harp’, in Early Music November 2008.
An illustrated article, the ideal overview of the Scottish and Irish harp traditions.

The Trinity College or Brian Boru harp
Early Gaelic Harp Info, 2015
A booklet presenting the research on these pages in convenient printed form. Click here for ordering information.

The Queen Mary harp
Early Gaelic Harp Info, 2015
A booklet presenting the research on these pages in convenient printed form. Click here for ordering information.