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Mar 27, 2016
Shirley Meyer Blankenship commented on Shirley Meyer Blankenship's blog post Harpinar Demo
"Thank you Joseph!"
Mar 17, 2016
Joseph Harry commented on Shirley Meyer Blankenship's blog post Harpinar Demo
"Hello Shirley I think you meant this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUPbWTPgkHs&feature=youtu.be"
Mar 17, 2016
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Mar 16, 2016
Mariza Costa-Cabral replied to Shirley Meyer Blankenship's discussion Horribly Wrttten Harp Scores
"Hello Shirley,
Please consider making a stop at the Forum every once in a while.  It's nice to hear from you and your music."
Jan 5, 2016
Shirley Meyer Blankenship replied to Shirley Meyer Blankenship's discussion Horribly Wrttten Harp Scores
"See attachment Socrates Arvanitakis said:
Thank you very much Shirley for taking the time and for your help and suggestions!
I feel already that I understand the harp (from the harpists point of you) a little better (just a tiny bit :-) ).
I will…"
Jan 5, 2016
Socrates Arvanitakis replied to Shirley Meyer Blankenship's discussion Horribly Wrttten Harp Scores
"Thank you very much Shirley for taking the time and for your help and suggestions!
I feel already that I understand the harp (from the harpists point of you) a little better (just a tiny bit :-) ).
I will try to amend my score/pdf taking into…"
Jan 5, 2016
Shirley Meyer Blankenship replied to Shirley Meyer Blankenship's discussion Horribly Wrttten Harp Scores
"Good to see your name again!  On my website, I now have 162 recordings dating back to 1953.  They include mostly live performances of my work as a harpist, pianist, violinist, singer and composer and encompass a variety of styles as well as…"
Jan 5, 2016
Shirley Meyer Blankenship replied to Shirley Meyer Blankenship's discussion Horribly Wrttten Harp Scores
"Hello Socrates!
I have looked at your composition and can tell you that 1) it is not difficult and 2) it is mostly playable. Essentially you have written a piece more idiomatic for the piano but workable for the harp. On the piano, the bass dotted…"
Jan 5, 2016
Olmnilnlolm replied to Shirley Meyer Blankenship's discussion Horribly Wrttten Harp Scores
"I greatly appreciate everything that Shirley  (Shirley Meyer Blankenship)  has to say about music, and about harp music in particular.

People who have not heard her work would find supreme delight in what she has done, if they have not heard it…"
Jan 5, 2016
Socrates Arvanitakis replied to Shirley Meyer Blankenship's discussion Horribly Wrttten Harp Scores
"Hi Shirley, Happy New Year!
 
This is the beginning of a semi-abandoned composition of mine (just the theme).
I would be grateful if you could have a look and let me know if there is something unplayable or overtly difficult for the harp in it? The…"
Jan 5, 2016
Shirley Meyer Blankenship replied to Shirley Meyer Blankenship's discussion Horribly Wrttten Harp Scores
"AMEN but this work is especially urgently needed for harp notation.  Too often, composers confuse piano notation with harp notation and although there are some similarities, there are MAJOR differences."
Jan 5, 2016
Antonio Freixas replied to Shirley Meyer Blankenship's discussion Horribly Wrttten Harp Scores
"Thank you, Shirley. Right now, composing is a hobby for me, not a profession. Should it ever become a source of income, I would consider your fee a useful investment. I know enough to understand the value of what you are offering, and I think it's…"
Jan 5, 2016
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  • I have a piece I wrote for harp studio that I'm going to send your way.

  • Good to see you alive and kickin' Dr.!

  • Thank you. Glad to be here.

  • .....charmed Madame !

  • Hi Shirley.  I enjoyed listening to your music.  Wow! Do you really play all those instruments I see in your photos?  Sitar, harp, piano.  :)
  • Hi Shirley,

     

    Can you hear any sounds on your computer?  Or is the only thing not making sound this problem?

  • Dear Shirley glad that you are connected to my homeland in this way,i will definitely check your music and we keep in touch,cheers Panos
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