Courses

  • 31 Lessons

    A Thousand Years Course

    This love song has a breath-taking, magical feeling to it. The original recording by Christina Perri has a prominent finger-picking guitar part which seems to…
  • 17 Lessons

    After the Rain Course

    “After the Rain” is written to sound like water dripping off the trees from a much-needed rain here in Cape Town, South Africa. It’s very…
  • 16 Lessons

    Amazing Grace Course

    Amazing Grace is probably the most well-known hymn in the world! It’s a great piece to have in your repertoire because everyone will recognise it.…
  • 20 Lessons

    Awe and Wonder Course

    Awe and Wonder is a beautiful original piece inspired by the beauty of nature. It sounds more difficult than it feels, so it makes a…
  • 34 Lessons

    Caledonia Course

    Caledonia is a favourite Scottish song that speaks about longing for the homeland. It brings a feeling of nostalgia. This arrangement feels really good to…
  • 39 Lessons

    Can’t Help Falling in Love Course

    This piece takes a bit more practice, but it’s really worth it for the wow factor! It has a lovely glissando leading up to the…
  • 43 Lessons

    Canon in D Course

    Canon in D is often requested as a wedding processional, but is beautiful to play at any time.  Christy-Lyn’s arrangements of Canon in D are…
  • 51 Lessons

    Clocks Course

    This Coldplay song is fast, rhythmic, and has that wow-factor! Once you get it under your fingers it makes you feel like the master of…
  • 42 Lessons

    Danny Boy (early-beginner) Course

    Such a beautiful tune that everyone will recognise! This is the easiest possible arrangement of Danny Boy. The melody is shared between the two hands…
  • 61 Lessons

    Danny Boy (mid-intermediate) Course

    This arrangement sounds classic and everyone will recognise it, but it also has some wonderful interest for intermediate players: 7th chords which give a slightly…
  • 35 Lessons

    Edelweiss Course

    Edelweiss is a nostalgic song from the musical “The Sound of Music”. The Edelweiss flower represents love for the homeland of Austria, and there is…
  • 27 Lessons

    Fields of Gold Course

    Fields of Gold is a famous Sting song, made even more popular by Eva Cassidy. This harp arrangement is simple to play but still gives…
  • 30 Lessons

    Für Elise Course

    Written by Beethoven, Für Elise is one of the most famous classical pieces of all time. Christy-Lyn’s harp arrangement keeps the familiar tune and feel…
  • 28 Lessons

    Hallelujah (late-beginner) Course

    This is such a well-known song that brings a lot of emotion to audiences. The atmosphere of the piece really suits the harp, and this…
  • 38 Lessons

    Hallelujah (mid-intermediate) Course

    This well-known melody is brought to life by the heavenly sounds of the harp! It’s a really full, satisfying arrangement with lots of variation and…
  • 15 Lessons

    How to Play the Harp: Start HERE

    At Learning the Harp, we like to make learning the harp feel simple and doable! In this beginner series you’ll learn how to play the…
  • 25 Lessons

    I Need Thee Every Hour Course

    This is a really peaceful song with beautiful lyrics that remind us that we can rely on God to provide everything we need. This arrangement…
  • 32 Lessons

    Loch Lomond Course

    Loch Lomond is one of the most well-known Scottish tunes and has a flowing feel to it. This arrangement is created to be simple to…
  • 12 Lessons

    Mahogany Moon Course

    Mahogany Moon was inspired by a rare lunar eclipse, which turned the moon a mystical dusty red. The piece sounds atmospheric and creates an other-worldly…
  • 30 Lessons

    Moon River Course

    This old-timey song was made famous by the movie “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”. It’s a really relaxing piece to play and creates a lovely, peaceful atmosphere.…
  • 26 Lessons

    O Come Emmanuel Course

    This melody originates from 15th century France… it has such a beautiful, ancient feel to it!  This arrangement starts out simple and develops, but never…
  • 51 Lessons

    O Holy Night Course

    If you want to play a Christmas song that changes the atmosphere and shows off what the harp can do, this is the one! O…
  • 26 Lessons

    Over the Rainbow Course

    This arrangement keeps things fairly simple but maintains the magical feeling of the song! There are two lever changes which are well planned with plenty…
  • 25 Lessons

    Perfect Course

    This romantic arrangement of Ed Sheeran’s love song is such fun to play! It includes a beautiful glissando, and it fits really well under the…
  • 37 Lessons

    River Flows in You Course

    Written by the South Korean composer “Yiruma” in 2001, this is one of the most well-known modern classical piano pieces. The name of the piece…
  • 17 Lessons

    Sally Gardens Course

    Sally Gardens is a lovely tune that everyone will recognise! This arrangement has been a huge hit, because it has a really great pay-off for…
  • 27 Lessons

    Scarborough Fair Course

    This English folk song is one that just seems to suit the harp so well. Something about this melody just feels like it’s MEANT for…
  • 25 Lessons

    Silent Night Course

    Every harp player should be able to play Silent Night, it’s a classic! This version of Silent Night is quite simple but creates a beautiful…
  • 25 Lessons

    Skye Boat Song Course

    Recently made popular by the Outlander series, Skye Boat Song is one of the most well-known Scottish tunes, with a fascinating history. Christy-Lyn’s arrangement of…
  • 16 Lessons

    This Is My Father’s World Course

    This is a hymn that many of us associate with fond childhood memories. The arrangement keeps it simple while maintaining the lovely original melody. Level:…
  • 22 Lessons

    What Child Is This / Greensleeves Course

    What Child Is This is a lovely Christmas tune works so well on the harp, and can be played in front of the Christmas tree or at…
  • 14 Lessons

    Yesterday (late-beginner) Course

    If you love this song but would prefer to keep things simple and avoid the lever changes… now you can! This still has the lovely…
  • 13 Lessons

    Yesterday (late-intermediate) Course

    This arrangement of the well-known Beatles song includes lots of lever changes, which are well planned out so that you have time to change levers…
  • 24 Lessons

    You Raise Me Up Course

    This arrangement will give you all those uplifting feelings of the beautiful song, while remaining quite easy to play. This one is definitely a crowd-pleaser!…