Live-stream concert, Oct. 3rd, 2020!

I’m performing my first live-stream concert since December, 2015! I hope you’ll join me – all the details can be found at https://www.joshlayne.com/3years/

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My music video of Bach’s Toccata arranged for lever harp!

My arrangement for lever harp of iconic Toccata in D minor, BWV 565.

Sheet music for my arrangement (as well as my arrangement of the complete Toccata and Fugue for pedal harp) can be found at https://www.joshlayne.com/store/

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Harp Tuesday ep. 195 – Two LH accompaniment patterns

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Harp Tuesday episode 193 and 194!

Episode 193 was a look at the system I use to indicate lever changes easily and clearly in Finale. Lever changes can pose a bit of challenge to show exactly which lever is to be changed.

Even if you work with a different notation software (Musescore, Sibelius, etc.) I hope this episode is helpful and gives you some ideas :)

Episode 194 was a look at the Aria that starts off Bach’s Goldberg Variations. With note values ranging from half notes to 32nds the rhythm can be a bit intimidating at first glance. In this episode I walk you through how to decipher and make sense of this and other music with tricky rhythms.

My arrangement of the Aria is one of seven pieces in my new book, Transcriptions for Lever Harp.

Support from my patrons makes continued Harp Tuesday video possible – thank you!

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This week’s Harp Tuesday episode! (Harmonics+Chords)

How to play a left hand chord with a harmonic on top. I talk about the various chords+harmonics in Godefroid’s take on “The Last Rose of Summer”.

The pedal harp sheet music can be found at https://archive.org/details/ladernirerosedtm00gode/page/2/mode/2up

I’ve arranged it for lever harp as part of my new book, “Transcriptions for Lever Harp”: https://www.joshlayne.com/store/?product=transcriptions-for-lever-harp-volume-1-downloadable-sheet-music-pdf

More videos on harmonics: https://www.harptuesday.com/harp-tuesday-ep-9/

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Introducing my new book, Transcriptions for Lever Harp!

A quick look at all 7 pieces from my new book of sheet music, available as a PDF from my online store!

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New music book, plus a new composition!

I’ve just published a new book, Transcriptions for Lever Harp, Volume 1!

Music by Bach, Godefroid, Handel, and Naderman – it’s available right now as a PDF.

And I’ve also published the sheet music to my newest composition, Uncharted Shores!

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This week’s Harp Tuesday episode – Xylophonic sounds on the harp!

What are “Xylophonic Sounds” on the harp and how do you play them? Find out in this episode of Harp Tuesday :)

My new composition, “Uncharted Shores“, features some xylophonic sounds, as does my composition Forgotten Summer.

Uncharted Shores:


Sheet Music

Forgotten Summer:


Sheet Music

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