Uncovered

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From the dailymail.co.uk today.  ‘Dunno who is Myleene Klass yet.  Paparazzi photographed her with a small pedal harp at a wedding: column-loading, no cover, no cart… It appears to be a J.F.Browne & Co. antique double action 44-string pedal harp. Made in London, England.  Very attractive but unusual as a performing instrument.  It looks in such good …

WhoHarps by The Obsessive Sketcher

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I enjoyed catching glimpses of Suhita Shirodkar, The Obsessive Sketcher, in action at the San Jose Youth Shakespeare December 1 preview of A Christmas Carol performed at Whole Foods Market on Blossom Hill. She blogged her work at sketchaway.wordpress.com Here is WhoHarps in watercolor at The Obsessive Sketcher’s flickr page.

Bolero

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Ravel’s “Bolero” arranged for multiple harps and organ by Paul H. Hurst (center). Lynn Bailey, organist. String Fever concert, San Jose, CA. May 19, 2012. Silicon Valley Chapter of the American Harp Society. WhoHarps’ teacher

Boardwalk harp

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Boardwalk Empire has been featuring harp solos. The instrument was shown in use several times and as decor. Gillian Domerty has had two complete Naderman harp solos over scenes and end titles. “Sunday Best” ending and closing credits (Season 3, Episode 7)

WhoHarps-ist Live at the Stanford Blood Center

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Tuesday, October 2, 2012 515-630pm Sharon Macauley donated a lovely harp performance for a Stanford Blood Center event to thank and encourage long-time RhD-negative blood donors. Naderman, Bach, Horner, Renie, Brubeck, etc… Fabulous, Sharon! We like this community blood center so Give Blood! There were at least 13 full tables of 10 donors…