Habanera Nights

Year of composition
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
2 minutes
Classical music
Duet (Harp)
Instrumental parts
Not available

Habanera Nights is an energetic harp duet of mixed difficulty–-Harp 1 may play the part as a solo, and is of early Intermediate level, while Harp 2 is very easy for Beginners. The tune, based on the Habanera dance, evokes old Spain with the strong tango-type rhythms and syncopation throughout. Harp 1 requires a full-range lever harp, while Harp 2 goes down to E below Middle C, making it friendly for most small harps. One pre-set G# in Harp 1, and two lever changes in Harp 2 from G to G# and back. Plenty of time is allowed for the changes. Key of Am. Instructions on how to extend this arr. are included. Published by Lyrica Press.

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