Looking for a syllabus, help!

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    Esperanza Martin on #150521

    Hi! my name is Esperanza Martín, Im

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    Elizabeth Volpé Bligh on #150522

    You can find the Royal Conservatory of Music Harp Syllabus online and download the whole thing.

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    Elizabeth Volpé Bligh on #150523

    http://www.rcmexaminations.org/acadinfo/online_syllabi/Harp_Syllabus_2009.pdf is the web site for the Harp Syllabus.

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    rod-anderson on #150524

    Another good place to look is the ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) website in the UK.

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    Esperanza Martin on #150525

    Thanks Elizabeth and Rod for your help!

    Does anyone know any for the superior level???

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    Tacye on #150526

    The ABRSM diploma syllabi are on their website somewhere.

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    rod-anderson on #150527

    For higher levels, look at http://www.abrsm.org/?page=exams/diplomas, and follow links for performance.

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    Saul Davis Zlatkovski on #150528

    I have such a list, especially for upper levels. I do not recommend the ABRSM syllabus. It has too little serious music on it, and it doesn’t progress very evenly from level to level, it seems to me.

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    Esperanza Martin on #150529

    Hi Saul,

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    Saul Davis Zlatkovski on #150530

    No, a syllabus is a rare thing in the harp world. Each teacher has their own routine. The Salzedo pedagogy is also different.

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    patricia-jaeger on #150531

    Esperanza,

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    Tacye on #150532

    It is worth stating that ABRSM syllabi, and probably the others which
    have been mentioned are examination syllabi only- this is quite
    different from a study syllabus (which is what I believe Saul is referring to).

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    tonya-a on #150533

    I have such a list, especially for upper levels.

    Saul, would you be willing to share your list?

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    Saul Davis Zlatkovski on #150534

    It’s a work in progress. I sent Esperanza some different ones. I also have a copy of a Salzedo syllabus from around the 1940s. The main emphasis is on using music by major composers and very little by harpists.

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    unknown-user on #150535

    Its not a syllabus by any means, but you might find some guidance by looking at repertoire for past competitions… the levels would be very exact and would not necessarily flow evenly from one to another, but it these competitions give an entire range of pieces.

    I’d recommend the AHS national competitions, Lily Laskine, Nippon, Israel, USA international, and any others if you stumble upon them.

    ~Sam

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