Ep. 212 – Into the Archives! A look at Godefroid’s“Mystérieux Vallon”.

Another “into the archives” episode, where I take a look at a piece of music from the International Harp Archives. In this case it’s a lovely little piece by Felix Godefroid called the “Mysterious Valley“.

Requested by a viewer, I wasn’t familiar with this piece but I really enjoyed reading through it, and as well as introducing it to you I offer up some ideas on how to approach a piece when you’re first learning it.

You can find the sheet music for free at https://archive.org/details/pensesmusicale01gode/page/20/mode/2up

You can also download a copy with my pedal markings here. (And while you’re at it, perhaps sign up for my email newsletter!).

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Ep. 207 – An in-depth look at Godefroid’s Fantasie on Schubert’s “Ständchen”

In this episode of Harp Tuesday I take a look at Felix Godefroid’s beautiful take on Schubert’s “Ständchen” or “Serenade“. Here’s a live performance of it from 2016:

The music can be found for free at the Harp Archives: https://archive.org/details/colemlodique05gode/page/2/mode/2up

Here’s an episode I did on playing 2 against 3 –https://www.harptuesday.com/ep-124-playing-2-vs-3-rhythms-in-debussys-1st-arabesque/

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Ep. 73 A look at Godefroid’s “La Danse des Sylphes”

In this episode of Harp Tuesday I take a quick look at the end of Felix Godefroid’s “La Danse des Sylphes”

A very fun piece to play 🙂

You can watch the last couple minutes in a video I just recorded:

Or a live performance of the entire piece from 2007:

I also recorded it in my 1997 CD “An Afternoon of Harp Music

If you’re interested in learning the piece it appears to be available on archive.org