Duet flute-harp

Following my Kyrie from the Glory Mass, I got advice to turn some part of it into an own score. That was a flute-harp-section.

Being not familiar with the harp, I did what I could and based the duet (heavily) on the Kyrie.

Here is the duet. I know it's not perfect but it is as good as I can get it at the moment.

Be honest but gentle, please.

003 - Flute and harp.pdf

003 - Flute and harp.mp3

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  • Thank you.

    To be honest, I didn't know that. I have been trying to find things specifically for harp (information, that is) but I tend to have a problem finding what I am looking for.

    Do you suggest I change the key of the whole score? Or do I interprete wrongly now?

    By 8-note chords, you mean per staff or in total, breaking up the chord over two staffs?

    Would be a nice idea to get in touch with 15secondhard.com. I've heard about her before. Tnx

  • Well, that is a lot of information and the only thing I really knew was that a harp has pedals and that the bass cleff is left hand and the treble cleff for the right hand (as with any instrument with more then one staff).

    So, if you don't mind, I'll reread it a couple of times later.

    Do I understand that I have to write (for example) the note under it even if a sharp is in the score? Or when it disappears again (or flat, of course) and that at the same moment, I need to write 'Ped.'? I know there is a special notation for that. ;)

    Oh, and 'll change the 'chrom' into 'scale'.

    Surprising that it's DCB EFGA and not BCD EFGA...

    Thank you for all the info. :)

  • Thank you. :) I surely have to reread...

    So what is the basic tuning I should use in this duet?

  • tnx

  • Very relaxing to listen to :) I think it gets better and better as it goes further into it. I particularly enjoy the interaction between the harp and flute during the final 1/3rd of the piece. I think it could use a nice little outro to tie everything together. Well done

  • thank you

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