Gráinne Hambly’s Studio2019-05-20T10:15:13-04:00

Welcome to Gráinne Hambly’s Studio

“I think people can get the most by thinking of the pieces as examples of what they can do with other tunes. …examples of what’s possible.”

Straight from County Mayo in the west of Ireland, Gráinne Hambly is in demand worldwide as an expert on Irish traditional music for the harp. (Scroll down to read more.)

Understanding Irish Style

Learning to Play by Ear

Níl na Lá—Part 1

In this introduction to playing by ear, Gráinne teaches the Irish tune Níl na Lá. Learn the melody in Part 1.

Níl na Lá—Part 2

In Part 2 of her introduction to playing by ear, Gráinne teaches how to add the left hand to the Irish tune Níl na Lá.

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Irish Rhythm and Modes