YOUNG MUSICIANS FESTIVAL

Harp Syllabus
Revised January 17, 2017
Memory is strongly suggested but not required.
Popular music is not allowed.
Harps will be provided. All contestants will use the instruments that are provided.
Pre-Primary Guidelines: Juniors should be no more than eight years of age and have studied no more than one year.
Concerto Event: Contestants may play one movement of any standard concerto with or without accompaniment. No additional music is required. Points accrue as a separate event, unless the entrant is a senior, in which case they can be added to the total of other YMF events.
Pre-primary
Composer/
Arranger
New or Fixed
in 2017
Name of Piece Publisher Lever or Pedal Availability
Balderston Pop Goes the Weasel from STEP BY STEP – Book I Balderston and Sons Either LH, Vanderbilt
Chenette First Gliss from PROGRESSIVE SOLOS FOR THE HARP Prairie Harp Publications Either LH
Curcio Mimic from PRIMER SET LEVEL SC Either Curcio
Curcio I’m a Little Teapot - PRIMER SET LEVEL II SC Either Curcio
Goodrich Dragonfly from SMALL TUNES FOR YOUNG HARPISTS Bel Artes Press Either Vanderbilt
Goodrich Catnip Waltz from SMALL TUNES FOR YOUNG HARPISTS Bel Artes Press Either Vanderbilt
Grandjany Step by Step from FIRST GRADE PIECES FOR THE HARP CF Either Vanderbilt
Hughes Fiesta Dancing
From MIDNIGHT FAIRIES
Gelsey Hughes Either Vanderbilt
Inglefield Somersault Song or Sliding Song from SONGS FOR SONJA Part I Salvi Publications Either LH
Inglefield Little Waltz from SONGS FOR SONJA PART II Salvi Publications Either LH
Pratt Put Another Cookie In - from
FROM THE BEGINNING - STEP BY STEP Book 1
Pratt Music Publications Either LH
Primary 1
Composer/
Arranger
New or Fixed
in 2017
Name of Piece Publisher Lever or Pedal Availability
Andrès Charades Number 2 or Marelles No. 7 Ed. Musicales Hortensia Either Vanderbilt
Bach/ Chertok First Prelude in C - from JUNIOR BACH COLLECTION Salvi Publications Either LH,
Vanderbilt
Bach/ Chertok Minuet in G - from JUNIOR BACH COLLECTION Salvi Publications Either LH,
Vanderbilt
Burton Alternating from EASY HARP SOLOS Volume 3 Jubal Press Either Vanderbilt
Goodrich Clare the Cat from SMALL TUNES FOR YOUNG HARPISTS Woods Music and Books Either Vanderbilt
Grandjany Chanson BAGATELLES CF Either Vanderbilt
Inglefield Spinning Top
SOLOS FOR SONJA BOOK I
Salvi Publications Either LH
McDonald – Wood A Stray Cat
HAIKU FOR THE HARP
Music Works – Harp Editions Either LH,
Vanderbilt
McDonald- Wood Stars -from GRADED RECITAL PIECES, Vol 1 Music Works – Harp Editions Either LH,
Vanderbilt
Paret I Hear a Harp LYRA Either Vanderbilt
Rice Loonlight – from PETTY LARCENIES Vol 1 Joyce Rice Pub. Either Melody,
Harp Connection
Weidensaul Lullaby for Violet – from FIRST GRADE PIECES FOR HARP CF Either LH
Welsh/
Habermehl
My Little Welsh Home - from FINALE WAFHS Either Melody
Primary 2
Composer/
Arranger
New or Fixed
in 2017
Name of Piece Publisher Lever or Pedal Availability
Andrès Number 2
CHARADES
Ed. Musicales Hortensia Either LH,
Vanderbilt
Bach/ Chertok Prelude in d minor from JUNIOR BACH COLLECTION LH Either LH,
Vanderbilt
Burton Sailing from EASY HARP SOLOS Vol. 1 Jubal Press Either Vanderbilt
Cater Grasshopper’s Jig from SINGING WINGS Afghan Press Either LH, Melody
Curcio Galway Piper from HARP FOR JOY Curcio Music Pub. Either Curcio, LH
Flannery The Bard or Irish March from A SUITE OF AFTERTHOUGHTS Gladeyes Pub.s Either Lyra
Grandjany Reverie from TROIS PIECES FACILES LYRA Either LH,
Vanderbilt
Gustavson Sakura from THE MAGIC ROAD Salvi Either LH
Inglefield Elephant Parade
SOLOS FOR SONJA Book I
SA Either LH,
Vanderbilt
McDonald Wood Concert Etude from GRADED RECITAL PIECES VOLUME 1 Music Works Either LH, Melody,
Vanderbilt
Mouret/ Curcio Rondeau from HARP FOR JOY Curcio Music Pub. Either Curcio, LH
Mozart /Fell Melody from Sonata in A from POP N EASY BOOK I Vanderbilt Either LH,
Vanderbilt
Renie The Angelus
FEUILLETS D’ALBUM
LYRA Pedal Vanderbilt
Trad. Scottish The Fairies’ Lullabye WAFHS Either Kolacny Music, Melody Mus.
Trad. Maltese Bransle from
FINALE
WAFHS Either Kolacny Music, Melody Mus.
Elementary 1
Composer/
Arranger
New or Fixed
in 2017
Name of Piece Publisher Lever or Pedal Availability
Andrès Number 2 or 7
RIBAMBELLES
Ed. Musicales Hortensia Either LH, Vanderbilt
Bach/ Paret While Bagpipes Play From SECOND HARP BOOK International Either LH, Lyra,
Vanderbilt
Cater Green Dragonfly from SINGING WINGS Afghan Press Either LH, Melody Music
Challan Romance pour Cendrillon Leduc Either Vanderbilt
Gurlitt,
Le Dentu
Le garçon courageux - from PIECES CLASSIQUES -Vol. III Billaudot,
Presser
Either Vanderbilt
Grandjany Barcarolle
TROIS PIECES FACILES
International Either Lyra, Vanderbilt
Gustavson The Jade Temple from THE MAGIC ROAD Salvi Either LH
Handel/Schuman Prelude from LITTLE SUITE FOR A MUSICAL CLOCK FC Publishing Either LH
Hasselmans Carillon from TROIS PETITES BLUETTES Lyra Either Lyra
Inglefield Lament From SOLOS FOR SONJA Book 2 SA Either LH, Vanderbilt
Milligan Album Leaf
FUN FROM THE FIRST Vol II
LH Either LH
Irish/
Richards
The Mist Covered Mountains of Home - from MUSIC FOR THE HEATHER FOLK Mel Bay Either LH, Melody
Renie Grandmère Raconte Une Histoire Leduc Either Vanderbilt
Rice Ha, Ha, Very Funny – from PETTY LARCENIES, Vol. 2 Joyce Rice Pub. Either Harp Connection,
Melody
Elementary 2
Composer/
Arranger
New or Fixed
in 2017
Name of Piece Publisher Lever or Pedal Availability
Andrès Number 2 or 6
AQUATINTES
Ed. Musicales Hortensia Either Vanderbilt
Bach/
Milligan
Little Prelude in F from MEDIEVAL TO MODERN (Vol I) LH Either LH, Melody Vanderbilt
Curcio Variations on Simple Gifts
HARP FOR JOY
SC Either LH, Curcio
Faure/ Robertson Pavane from CELTIC HARP SOLOS Mel Bay Either LH, Melody
Grandjany Pastorale LYRA Either Vanderbilt
Gustavson Gram’s Lullaby from SPARKLERS BARB Pedal Vanderbilt
Gustavson Blue Rock from SONGS WITHOUT WORDS Gustavson Music Pub. Either Harp Connection,
Melody, LH
Handel/ Paret Sarabande From SECOND HARP BOOK International Pedal LH, Lyra,
Vanderbilt
Welsh/
Richards
Machynlleth -from MUSIC FOR THE HEATHER FOLK Mel Bay Either LH
Jollet Sicilienne from TROIS PETITS MOUVEMENTS MUSICAUX Gerard Billaudot Either Vanderbilt
McDonald Toccata (Sabre Danse) HARP SOLOS Vol. 4 (McDonald /Wood) Music Works – Harp Editions Pedal LH
Mozart/
Dilling
Such Chiming Melodious -from THIRTY LITTLE CLASSICS Oliver Ditson Pedal LH,
Vanderbilt
Pratt Roses from TWELVE ORIGINAL HARP SOLOS Music Publications Either LH
Purcell/ Thomson Ground in F International Either Vanderbilt,
Riley Ande’s Heart from COMPOSED IN HEART Afghan Press Either Melody
Schubert/
Grandjany
Lullaby from SHORT PIECES FROM THE MASTERS CF Either LH
Schumann/Le Dentu Chansons des Moissonneurs from PIECES CLASSIQUE Vol. IV Billaudot,
Presser
Either LH
Renie The Angelus
FEUILLETS D’ALBUM
LYRA Pedal Vanderbilt
Intermediate 1
Composer/
Arranger
New or Fixed
in 2017
Name of Piece Publisher Lever or Pedal Availability
Andrès Muscade from EPICES (Book 1) Leduc Either LH,
Vanderbilt
Couperin/
Milligan
Soeur Monique from MEDIEVAL TO MODERN, Vol I Lyon and Healy Either LH
Grandjany Gavotte and Passepied
PETTIE SUITE CLASSIQUE
CF Pedal LH,
Vanderbilt
Hawthorne/
Sullivan
Whispering Hope from CELTIC HARP ON THE PRAIRIE Afghan Press Either Melody
Maayani No. 4 or No. 5
FIVE PIECES FOR THE YOUNG ARTIST
LYRA Pedal Lyra
Mexican Trad/ Arr. Milligan La Paloma Azul from MEDIEVAL TO MODERN
Vol 2
Lyon and Healy Either LH
Naderman/
Le Dentu
Rondoletto from PIECES CLASSIQUE Vol. V Billaudot,
Presser
Either LH
Owens Spanish Elegy
SIX PIECES FOR HARP
LYRA Either Vanderbilt
Renie No. 1 or 4
SIX PIÈCES BRÈVES
Alphonse Leduc Pedal Vanderbilt
Salzedo No. 1 or No. 5
PRELUDES INTIMES
BH/LYRA Pedal Vanderbilt
Vivaldi/Brundage


Or Vivaldi/ Burton
Largo from Winter from THREE BAROQUE FAVORITES

Largo from Winter from VIVALDI FOUR SEASONS SUITE 1
Seaside Press
Or

Jubal Press
Either


Either
Vanderbilt


LH,
Vanderbilt
Intermediate 2
Composer/
Arranger
New or Fixed
in 2017
Name of Piece Publisher Lever or Pedal Availability
Andrès Automates
Two of the following: Pavane, Sarabande, Gigue and Rigaudon
Ed. Musicales Hortensia Either LH,
Vanderbilt
Burton Christina from GAELIC LOVE SONGS - SCOTTISH, VOL. 1 JU Either Kolacny
Delmas Priere Salvi Pedal LH
Irish/ McGrath Cill Chais – from MY GENTLE HARP Cairde na Cruite Either Melody
Godefroid/McDonald Romance Without Words Music Works Pub. Pedal LH,
Vanderbilt
Grandjany Arabesque Durand Pedal LH
Handel/
Schuman
A Voluntary from LITTLE SUITE FOR A MUSICAL CLOCK Vol. 2 FC Pub Either LH,
Vanderbilt
Hasselmans Confidence Durand Pedal Lyra, LH
Scarlatti/
Bouchaud
Sonate en Do from
PIECES CLASSIQUES -Vol V
Billaudot,
Presser
Either LH,
Vanderbilt
Strauss/
Fell
Strauss Waltz Medley from
POP ‘N EASY Book 1
Vanderbilt Either LH, Vanderbilt
Salzedo/
Lawrence
La Desirade
From METHOD FOR THE HARP
Schirmer Pedal Vanderbilt
Ungar/ Friou Ashokan Farewell Woods Either LH
Watkins Renaissance Dance
DANCE SUITE
Salvi Pedal Vanderbilt
Woods The Legend from THE HARP OF BRANDISWHIERE Woods Music Either The Harp Connection
Moderately Difficult
Composer/
Arranger
New or Fixed
in 2017
Name of Piece Publisher Lever or Pedal Availability
Albeniz/
McDonald-Wood
Malaguena from SPANISH MUSIC Vol. 2 Music Works Pedal Vanderbilt, LH
Andres Alkermes – any movememt (Mvmt 3 is playable on lever harp) Durand Either Vanderbilt
Britten Interlude
CEREMONY OF CAROLS
Boosey and Hawkes Either Vanderbilt
Cabezon/
Zabaleta
Pavane and Variations from
SPANISH MASTERS
Schott Pedal Vanderbilt
Carolan/ Owens Maible Ni Cheallaigh and Three Dances from CAROLAN’S RECEIIPT Lyra Either Vanderbilt
Challan Laura or Cascatelle or Promenade a Marly from LA BIBLIOTHEQUE DES SOLOISTES COLLECTION Editions Musicales
Alphonse Leduc
Either LH
Granados/
Brundage
Andaluza from CLASSICS ON REQUEST Book 1 Seaside Press Either LH
Grandjany Les Cerisiers en Fleurs Lyra Pedal Vanderbilt
Hasselmans Chanson de Mai Salvi Pub. Pedal Vanderbilt
Hovhaness Nocturne Peters Pedal Vanderbilt
Korngold/ Milligan Marietta’s Lute Song from MEDIEVAL TO MODERN
Vol. 3
Lyon and Healy Either LH
Landy Dithyramb Mitch Landy Publications Either Melody
Salzedo Rumba - from
SUITE OF EIGHT DANCES
Lyon and Healy Pedal Vanderbilt
Trad. British Isles/
Robertson
The Grenadier and the Lady
From SEARCHING FOR LAMBS
Music Gourd Press/ Afghan Press Either Melody
Volpe Bligh Fall in Vancouver from SOLOS FOR LEVER OR PEDAL HARP Avondale Press Either LH
Difficult
Composer/
Arranger
New or Fixed
in 2017
Name of Piece Publisher Lever or Pedal Availability
Albeniz/
McDonald, Wood
Torre Bermeja from SPANISH MUSIC vol. 1 Music Works Pedal LH, Vanderbilt
Andres Amarantes – play 2 movements Ed. Henri Lemoine Either LH
Debussy/
Brundage
Clair de Lune Seaside Press Either Melody
Debussy
Arr. Renie
First Arabesque LYRA Pedal Vanderbilt
Dello Joio Bagatelles (all) MARK Pedal Vanderbilt
Dussek/
Zabaleta
Sonata in C minor Schott Pedal Vanderbilt
Handel/ Zingel Theme and Variations Schott Pedal Vanderbilt,
LH
Mathias Any two movements from
SANTA FE SUITE
Oxford Pedal LH,
Vanderbilt
Ortiz Niagara Moon Aroy Music Either Melody, LH
Pierne Impromptu Caprice
(Concert Edition)
LE Pedal Vanderbilt
Salzedo Whirlwind Carl Fischer Pedal Vanderbilt
Scarlatti/
Doming Bouchard
Sonate en la mineur, K. 61 from PIECES CLASSIQUES Vol. 6 Billaudot,
Presser
Either LH,
Vanderbilt
Thomas Watching the Wheat Salvi Pedal Vanderbilt
Tournier Etude de Concert Leduc Pedal Vanderbilt
Zabel Marguerite doleureuse au rouet –from Masterpiece Collection Hurst Publications Pedal Vanderbilt
Advanced
Composer/
Arranger
New or Fixed
in 2017
Name of Piece Publisher Lever or Pedal Availability
Andres Absidioles Durand Pedal LH, Vanderbilt
Damase Introduction and Toccata Editions Henry Lemoine Pedal LH, Vanderbilt
Feld Toccata and Passacaglia (play both) GS Pedal Vanderbilt,
Grandjany Movement I, IV and VI
CHILDREN’S HOUR
CF Pedal LH,
Vanderbilt
Grandjany Fantaisie on a Theme by Haydn LE Pedal Vanderbilt
Hindemith Mvt. 1 from
SONATE
SCHO Pedal Vanderbilt
Maayani Maquamat LYRA Pedal Vanderbilt
Pescetti Sonata in c minor Schirmer Pedal LH,
Vanderbilt
Prokofieff Prelude in C LYRA Pedal Vanderbilt
Rousell Impromptu Durand Pedal Vanderbilt, LH
Salzedo Communion or Idyllic Poem
From MODERN STUDY FOR THE HARP
GS Pedal Vanderbilt
Tournier Vers la Source dans le Bois Lemoine Pedal LH, Vanderbilt
Tournier Jazz Band Lemoine Pedal LH, Vanderbilt
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