Compositions and Sheet Music

 

Many of Gail Barber’s original compositions for harp relate to the culture or history of a country.  Windmill Sketches depicts scenes form the Southwest and the enchanting Turkish Fantasy takes one from a Sultan’s Palace to Moonlight on the Bosporus.

 

Gail Barber’s Sheet Music is available from Vanderbilt Music Company

 

A Chinese Tale, Gail Barber
Full score, Harp Part (pedal or lever), String Parts. Strings & Percussion arranged by Jan Garverick.
Enchanting Oriental melodies with multiple harps, soft percussion, and strings. Includes a CD!
 

Greensleeves: The Minstrel Boy, Gail Barber
Gail Barber, 1989.*Arranged for Solo Harp with or without pedals.
 

African Drums, Gail Barber
Full score, Harp Part (pedal or lever), String Parts. Strings & Percussion arranged by Garverick.
This driving, rhythmic work – 8/8 (3+3+2) – can be played as written by multiple harps, strings and drums. It is also very effective as a backdrop…
 

Swinging Pentatonic Gliss by Gail Barber
Full score, Harp Parts (pedal or lever), String Parts. Strings arranged by Jan Garverick.
A swinging, jazzy work with short rhythmic glisses in the bass part. Beginners may use two hands to play the glisses. (Pianists can play pentatonic chords…
 

 

Jazz for Harp, Volume 2, by Gail Barber
Arranged for harp with or without pedals.
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Spanish Blues
A Carol
Swinging Pentatonic Gliss
Barn Dance
Under Western Skies

 

Barn Dance under Western Skies, Gail Barber
Full score, Harp Part (pedal or lever), String Parts. Strings arranged by Jan Garverick. These descriptive tunes are in the style of American Country Western music. They utilize the “drone” (Barn Dance, m. 26 to end) and the “hammer” (Under Western…
Improvisation on a Familiar Melody by Gail Barber

For Harp with or without pedals

 

 

 

Two Pieces by J.S. BACH

1. Prelude in E Minor

2. Siciliano

Arranged for two harps or harp and organ by Gail Barber

 

Duets for Harps by Gail Barber

1. Dusk in the Sandias

2. Mexican Serenade*

For Two (or More) Harps

*Playable on Non-pedal harps.

 

 

 

 

J. Pachelbel

Chaconne in D Major*

Chaconne in F Minor

Transcribed for Harp by Gail Barber

*Playable on Non-pedal harps.

 

America the Beautiful, Samuel Ward
Harp(s) and Young Strings, arranged by Gail Barber. Full Score, Harp Parts (Lever or Pedal), and Strings (5,5,4,3,2).Includes a CD!