Every few months I would say to myself - "I should record an album of Reverie Harp Music." This has been going on for years. Well I finally decided to make it happen. I challenged myself to record 12 tracks that feature the Reverie Harp. I wanted to dig deep into this instrument and find out how much it had to offer.
I explored the different tunings and even developed a new tuning (see Mallets). I rarely knew what I was going to do when I sat down to start a new track; I would just tune the instrument and start to play. I was constantly surprised by how an idea would eventually surface and turn itself into a new song.
Tuning: Reverie Tuning in C
This was the first track recorded for this album. I created a bed of atmospheric synthesizer sounds and then improvised on the Reverie Harp using the standard pentatonic Reverie Tuning in the Key of CRead more