Gregorian chant

Triplett Luna harp with sharping blade set on Bb string, making it B natural.

Gregorian Mode -> What Key? Transposing a vocal chant to fit your lever harp

So my Triplett Luna has been tuned to the key of F Major for some time now. It has sharping blades on all the strings (which probably need to be adjusted in the shop at some point; they’re a little stiff). Anyway, having all the B strings tuned to Bb is convenient, because this way […]

Cantate Domino

Cantate Domino Sing to the Lord a New Song (or play it on your harp?)

Here is the second track on the 1936 record Rythmique Grégorienne, uploaded to YouTube by Folklore Québécois and reissued by Sony-Universal on a four-CD set in 2011. The Introit Cantate Domino is sung by the Benedictine monks of the Abbey of Saint-Benoït-du-Lac, Quebec, Canada: Below you can see a page from the 1948 book Rythmique […]

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