An original harp solo full of swooping arpeggios mimicking the flight of the Swallow.
This cheerful march was written by Nova Scotian Pat Chafe. Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvbYy7RC3NI
A traditional slip jig and slide with some fun damping effects. Watch: https://youtu.be/NM6ks0H6cWs
An original harp solo inspired by the March COVID 19 lockdown. Listen: https://shoshannagodber.com/track/2602874/lapwing Watch: https://youtu.be/r6bm6XjORt8
Shoshanna's solo harp arrangement inspired by the Turlough O'Carolan Lockdown Challenge. Listen: https://shoshannagodber.com/track/2602875/master-o-connor Watch: https://youtu.be/NKn1Qt0gw8E
Vivaldi’s Largo is for solo lever or pedal harp. Largo is the second movement from the Violin Concerto in F minor, “Winter” from the Four Seasons collection. Can also be played as the Harp 1 part of the harp ensemble version. Listen: https://shoshannagodber.com/track/2608160/the-four-seasons-largo-from-winter-by-vivaldi
The first of Erik Satie's Gnossienne. Originally written for piano.
Listen: https://shoshannagodber.com/track/2602891/gnossienne-no-1 Watch: https://youtu.be/_qtXwDjZtV4
The Prelude in C major is from J.S. Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier. This transcription is for lever harp. Listen/watch here: https://youtu.be/2ZPAHogKPS4
Two joyful Christmas tunes arranged for solo harp. The words of the Sussex Carol (also known as On Christmas Night) are from the 17th century and New Christmas was written by Niel Gow in the 18th century. Listen: https://shoshannagodber.com/track/2922838/sussex-carol-new-christmas Watch: https://youtu.be/7oyM8kxEBVw
Christmas Day in the Morning (also known as Christmas Ida Mournin' is a 19th century Shetland tune attributed to fiddler Fredamann Stickle, who is said to have played this tune to the laird every Christmas. I Saw Three Ships Come Sailing In is an older English tune - probably from the 17th century. I couldn't resist a medley of the two songs given that the refrain of I Saw Three Ships is "On Christmas Day in the Morning". They seemed to belong together! Watch: https://youtu.be/IOZpnJdhqBU
In the Bleak Midwinter was originally a poem by Christina Rosetti first published in 1872 under the title "A Christmas Carol". Gustav Holst set the poem to music in 1906. The first verse of my arrangement is very similar to Holst's original setting arranged for congregational singing in the "English Hymnal". Watch: https://youtu.be/zJha_Be37tM
I Gave My Love A Cherry (also known as The Riddle Song) is an English folksong which dates back to the 15th century. When I was arranging it Brahms' Wiegenlied kept popping into my head, so I decided to make the two lullabies into a medley. Also available as a voice/harp arrangement. Watch: https://youtu.be/haJCfOka9NQ Listen: https://shoshannagodber.com/track/3033755/i-gave-my-love-a-cherry-wiegenlied
Harp and Voice
Arranged for harp and voice. C instrument part also included. Listen: https://shoshannagodber.com/track/2708238/tiree-love-song Watch: https://youtu.be/LdT4aGzEtso
A traditional Welsh lullaby (lyrics in english) arranged for harp and voice. Listen: Touch the Sky by Shoshanna Godber Watch: https://youtu.be/JOkTUX2ZWTM
A traditional lullaby arranged for harp and voice. Listen: https://shoshannagodber.com/track/3033904/lou-lou-pretty-baby Watch: https://youtu.be/2PrgRqA9pOw
This collection of songs were originally written for voice and lute by John Dowland and are still popular 400 years later! Arranged for harp and voice (or C instrument).
A traditional North American lullaby arranged for voice, harp and (optional) flute descant.
Bonny Light Horseman is a traditional song that dates back 200 years to the Napoleonic wars. It is unknown whether it comes from Ireland or Britain as it was found on broadsheets in both countries. This arrangement is for harp and voice. Alternatively the vocal part can be played on a C instrument and instrumental parts for treble clef and bass clef instruments are included in the download.
A traditional Scottish song arranged for harp and voice (or C instrument). Includes chords for guitar and a C instrument part.
Arranged for harp and voice (or C instrument). The sheet music includes parts for treble clef and bass clef instruments as well as the chords, so you can play with friends! The original Gaelic lyrics to Christ Child's Lullaby are thought to have been written in the mid 1800s by Ranald Rankin. The english lyrics were written by Marjory Kennedy-Fraser at the beginning of the 20th Century. The song is sung at Midnight Mass in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. Watch: https://youtu.be/iAY5VyKHhsc
The Angel Gabriel (also known as Gabriel's Message) is a traditional Basque Christmas carol titled "Birjina gaztetto bat zegoen". The lyrics were based on "Angelus Ad Virginem" a 13th or 14th century latin carol. Sabine Baring- Gould (1834-1924) translated the text into English. Watch: https://youtu.be/mjrT_nW9feQ Listen: https://shoshannagodber.com/track/3280684/angel-gabriel
I Gave My Love A Cherry (also known as The Riddle Song) is an English folksong which dates back to the 15th century. When I was arranging it Brahms' Wiegenlied kept popping into my head, so I decided to make the two lullabies into a medley. This arrangement comes with a C instrument part in both treble clef and bass clef versions. Watch: https://youtu.be/haJCfOka9NQ Listen: https://shoshannagodber.com/track/3033755/i-gave-my-love-a-cherry-wiegenlied
Harp with friends
15th Century French Carol arranged for 3 part harp ensemble Listen: https://shoshannagodber.com/track/2602879/noel-nouvelet-sing-we-now-of-christmas Watch: https://youtu.be/rxXy8EHSNno
A Burgundian Christmas Carol written by Bernard de la Monnoye and published in 1720. Arranged for three part harp ensemble. Listen: https://shoshannagodber.com/track/2602876/patapan-willie-take-your-little-drum Watch: https://youtu.be/FXxb92Cz5Vo
Vivaldi’s Andante in E Minor is for lever or pedal harp duet, or harp with guitar, or harp and C instrument. Andante in E Minor is from the Concerto for Two Mandolins in G major RV 532. Watch: https://youtu.be/pLxvAFOq3uU
The Largo from Vivaldi's Lute Concerto in D major transcribed for solo harp, three lever harps and harp and guitar. Watch: https://youtu.be/WJJxr3hKjYU Listen: https://shoshannagodber.com/track/2602906/largo-from-vivaldi-s-lute-concerto
Vivaldi’s Largo is for solo lever, or flexible harp ensemble with 2-4 lever or pedal harps. Largo is the second movement from the Violin Concerto in F minor, “Winter” from the Four Seasons collection. Listen: https://shoshannagodber.com/track/2608160/the-four-seasons-largo-from-winter-by-vivaldi Watch: https://youtu.be/k0-L9TnSS78
This is a transcription of the Ave Maria by Charles Gounod set to J.S. Bach's Prelude in C. The music is for lever harp and C instrument.
This arrangement contains a beginner and an advanced beginner solo version as well as a more intermediate accompaniment which can be played with either solo harp version or with the melody written out for C instrument.
An entertaining arrangement for four part harp ensemble of the popular English Christmas carol. Harp 1 is suitable for a beginner with a small harp and no levers. Harp 2 and 3 are more intermediate level and need F levers. Harp 4 is for a more advanced intermediate player and needs F and A levers. Watch: https://youtu.be/4WeVkqJjUTk