Resources

Make Mine a Double (MMAD) Audio Tracks

Double-Strung Harp Luthiers

Some luthiers build double harps as part of their regular product line; others build doubles by special order only. Contact luthiers directly for availability.

Double-Strung Harp on Social Media

Welsh Triple Harp & Music Resources

The Welsh triple harp is the direct ancestor of today's double-strung harp.

Selected Welsh Music & Reference Books

I used many of these collections and reference books in writing Make Mine a Double.

  • The Bardic Museum (1802), Edward Jones 
  • Blodau’r Grug: 100 o Alawon Dawnsio Poblogaidd Cymru [Flowers of the Heather: 100 Popular Welsh Folk Dance Tunes], Alex Hamilton and Robin Huw Bowen 
  • Cadw Twmpath: 100 Arall o Alawon Dawnsio Gwerin Cymreig [Preserving the Barn Dance: 100 More Welsh Folk Dance Tunes], Robin Huw Bowen 
  • Caneuon y Ddraig [Songs of the Dragon], The Welsh National Gymanfa Ganu Association [now The Welsh North American Association] 
  • A Collection of Welsh, English and Scotch [sic] Airs with New Variations, Also Four New Lessons for the Harp composed by John Parry, to Which Are Added Twelve Airs for the Guittar [sic] (1761), John Parry (John Parry Ddall Rhiwabon) 
  • The Harp in Wales, Bruce Cardwell 
  • The Harpmakers of Wales, Mair Roberts 
  • Manual or Method of Instruction for Playing the Welsh Harp (1902), Ellis Roberts (Eos Meirion) 
  • Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards (1784), Edward Jones 
  • The Story of the Harp in Wales, Osian Ellis 
  • Welsh and English Hymns and Anthems, The Welsh National Gymanfa Ganu Association [now The Welsh North American Association] 
  • The Welsh Harper (1839), John Parry (Bardd Alaw) 
  • Y Delyn [The Harp], Ann Rosser 
  • Y Delyn Deires: ymarferion i ddechreuwyr [The Welsh Triple Harp: Exercises for Beginners], Eleri Darkins 
  • Y Delyn Yng Nghymru Mewn Lluniau [The Harp in Wales in Pictures], D. Roy Saer

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