Author Archives: Mary Radspinner

Chat for PlayDate Nov. 1st at 2:30

Matthew – Funeral March 14:35:46 From Leonardo : that was so good!14:39:10 From JOHN C: good job matthew14:42:51 From Mary Radspinner : Matthew that was very good! It is the CHopin Funeral March you played – very famous Fifth Session … Continue reading

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Chat from PlayDate Nov. 1st at 1pm

13:02:37 From Mary Radspinner : musicedcloud.com Indian Rain Song – Sarrah13:11:05 From Mary Radspinner : Very good and steady rhythm!13:11:24 From Stephanie : I liked the strength and dynamics 🙂13:11:31 From Devi : That was impressive for only a few … Continue reading

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Chat from Halloween NOON Play Date

about the duet12:10:24 From Mark V : Great rhythm (referring to the duet) 12:10:31 From Mary R : I love duets!12:10:44 From Lina L (about the duet) : it is cool that they are playing together12:10:45 From Janelle (toward duet): … Continue reading

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Group Lesson #1 – Rufus King HS

Recap of lecture on harp given at Rufus King HS (MPS – Milwaukee Public Schools) – contains useful information on hand position.

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Review of First Harp Lesson at Rufus King

Fall 2017 – Group Harp Lessons through MPS (Milwaukee Public Schools) – Rufus King HS How to Tune – make sure you are turning the correct pin How to put the Harp on a Dolly – never walk away while … Continue reading

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Harp Video #1: Fairview Elementary

Third Graders at their first harp class, Fairview Elementary, Milwaukee Public Schools.  Pretty good hand position! Scroll way down for a video, too. Here is some homework for the third grade class, and all the other classes as well.  The … Continue reading

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Learning Brian Boru on piano

Brian Boru is an Irish march – it’s a “going to war” march with history going back 1000 years.  He earned his name as “Brian of the Tributes” [apparently Boru means “of the tributes” ] because he collected tributes from … Continue reading

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An exercise for all the senses

Of all the finger dexterity exercises I have done over the past forty plus years of playing the harp, the exercise on this you tube video (provided) has helped me the most. It requires a great deal of coordination, and … Continue reading

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Another Bach Tutorial

From the Mangold Project You Tube Channel.

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Another Bach Minuet Tutorial

Here is a lengthy tutorial that you may benefit from. His book is Piano Player You – and his You Tube Channel is https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHBpzwGlswj1BNaht-maK8A

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