Go For The Gold—Music for the 30 Day Practice Challenge

Harp Column’s annual 30 Day Practice Challenge returns on January 1st! This year, we challenge you to Go For The Gold by practicing like an olympian. Need ideas for an Olympic-level piece? Scroll down for our recommendations of pieces from around the world that are sure to give a gold medal-worthy performance.

Titles marked with an * are playable on lever harp.

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BEGINNER SOLOS

IRELAND

*Captain O’Kane by
Turlough O’Carolan

Grainne Hambly

Captain O’Kane

$5.95

SPAIN

*Romance Anonimo
(Also known as Romance Espagnole, this melody is adapted from the guitar solo believed to be written in the 19th century)

Debbie Vinick

Romance Anonimo

$5.50

CZECH REPUBLIC

*The Moldau by
Bedřich Smetana

Angela Klöhn

The Moldau Theme

$4.99

SCOTLAND

*Wild Mountain Thyme
Traditional Scottish

Stephanie Claussen

Wild Mountain Thyme

$4.99

INTERMEDIATE SOLOS

GERMANY

*Prelude in C by
Johann Sebastian Bach

Shoshanna Godber

Prelude in C

$4.00

BULGARIA

*The Summer White Boat by
Angela Madjarova

Angela Madjarova

The Summer White Boat

$6.50

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

*Nataliana by
Deborah Henson-Conant

Deborah Henson-Conant

Nataliana

$9.50

RUSSIA

The Lark by
Michail Glinka

Angela Klöhn

The Lark

$3.99

ITALY

Quando m´en vo by
Giacomo Puccini

Angela Klöhn

Quando m’en vo’

$3.00

ADVANCED SOLOS

SPAIN

Suite Espagnol—No. 1 “Granada” by
Isaac Albeniz

CZECH REPUBLIC

Slavonic Dance No. 2 by
Antonín Dvořák

BELGIUM

Chanson de Mai, op. 40 by
Alphonse Hasselmans

Elzbieta Szmyt

Chanson de Mai, op. 40

$12.00

RUSSIA

Theme from Swan Lake by
Pyotr Tchaikovsky

Keziah Thomas

Theme from Swan Lake

$10.00

FRANCE

Clair de Lune by
Claude Debussy

Maria Luisa Rayan

Clair de Lune

$15.00

GERMANY

La Source by
Albert Zabel

Rachel Green

La Source

$10.00

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