For the Grade 1 Harp syllabus 2008 - 2014, we offer you a choice of tunes to start you on your way to a rich and varied repertoire. Where appropriate, tunes in this volume have been edited for guidance purposes. The arrangements represent the technical standard to be expected at the grade, and as such should be adhered to by candidates when performing in the exam.
A:1 *Tog Orm Mo Ph́ob - Trad/arr Isobel Mieras (* This tune may be played in either E flat or E major), A:2 Fuaim an t-Saimh - Trad/arr Isobel Mieras, A:3 Thig am Bàta - Trad/arr Catriona McKay, A:4 Hush a Baw Bairnie - Trad/arr Wendy Stewart, A:5 **Buain na Ràinich - Trad/arr Isobel Mieras (** This tune may be played in A flat or A majorA:6 The Nameless Lassie - William Marshall/arr Isobel Mieras.
Dance Tunes - B:1 Duncan Gray - Trad/arr Charlotte Peterson, B:2 The Quaker’s Wife - Isobel Mieras, B:3 Oliver Jack - Trad/arr Patsy Seddon, B:4 Islay Jig - Alan Reid/arr Alison Kinnaird, B:5 *Quickstep - Alexander Gibb/arr. Alison Kinnaird (* Obtainable from Kinmor Music www.templerecords.co.uk), B:6 The Streams of Abernethy (twice through) - Wendy Stewart.
Recent Compositions - C:1 Kate MacKinnon of Kippford - Wendy Stewart, C:2 Fires at Midnight - Wendy Stewart, C:3 The Youngest Ancient Mariner - Phil Cunningham/arr Patsy Seddon, C:4 The Breeze on the Brae - Isobel Mieras, C:5 Cearc air Greideal Theth - Marie Louise Napier,