Playing the Harp in Movies

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    ninana-b on #111224

    now I noticed that somebody already mentioned the dangerous liaisons….:-))

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    unknown-user on #111225

    Has anyone mentioned Harriett E. MacGibbon, Mrs. Drysedale in “The Beverly Hillbillies”? “….studied harp…” is one of the accomplishments listed in her resume.

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    Fairy Reel on #111226

    I’ve seen tons of movies with harps, and plenty aren’t period movies. “Shanghai Knights” has a harp in a hotel scene that looks like a gilded Apollo. There is a harpist in “The Princess Diaries”, sightings in “Home Alone: Lost in New York”, “Sleepless in Seattle” (I think that’s a Troubabdour), and “Mr. Destiny” (definitely a foreign harp, I think one of the German ones). I think ‘Serendipity’ and ‘Portrait of Jennie’

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    Fairy Reel on #111227

    Oh, wait, I seem to remember a harp as a prop (I think it was a gilded 23) in ‘Raise Your Voice’.

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    Denise Lockamy on #111228

    Has anybody been watching the series about John Adams?

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    tonie-ogimachi on #111229

    David,

    Thank you so much for continuing to do your Harpywood presentations. I just attended your presentation in San José last weekend (well worth my drive from Santa Cruz), and I join everyone else in saying that I absolutely loved it! I viewed it from not just from a harpist’s perspective, but also from an education and instructional designer’s perspective, and I just can’t say enough good things about it.

    Next time I go to the movies, it will be with a whole new set of ears.

    Tonie Ogimachi

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    David Ice on #111230

    Why, thank you so much, Tonie!

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