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The Irish Harp Tradition - Unpacked, with Máire Ní Chathasaigh
Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 07:00pm - 09:00pm


Los Angeles Chapter of the American Harp Society and Beach Cities Harp Ring are delighted to welcome:

The "doyenne of Irish harpers", Máire Ní Chathasaigh (pronounced Moira Nee Ha-ha-sig)!

Máire presents a workshop exploring the wide repertoire of the Irish tradition - the music of the seventeenth- and eighteenth-century harpers, the "slow airs", songs and dance tunes - with particular reference to the special rhythms and phrasing characteristic of the tradition and the approaches to harmony and accompaniment that are most appropriate.

Particular attention will be paid to the specific fingering techniques necessary to create the ornaments that are integral to a stylistically authentic performance.

Participants will work primarily as a group and, since Ireland's is an oral tradition, will learn by ear and by imitation - though written music will be available, so if you prefer to learn in this way you will be accommodated. 

Bring your own harp. 

$35 per person

 Purchase tickets here in advance, or bring cash or check to event. 

 (to buy more than one ticket, change the number in your Paypal 'shopping cart'.) And to reduce confusion, please bring your Paypal RECEIPT either printed out, or on your phone. Thanks! (just rarely, we've had someone who THOUGHT they'd paid, when they'd actually not completed the purchase.) 

Location : Glendale, CA (RSVP to receive address)
Contact : Alison Bjorkedal, AHS-LA first vice president & events chair
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Upcoming Events

Wed Mar 20 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
The Irish Harp Tradition - Unpacked, with Máire Ní Chathasaigh
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