Portrait of Sidney Butler
At the Harp
  • Feet flat. Knees, ankles, hips all approximately 90 degrees
  • LH in correct position, middle of 4th oct C, forearm should be parallel to the floor, upper arm sloping down slightly
  • Distance from harp: Balance point of harp just above shoulder
  • Chair not directly behind instrument, but slightly to the left
  • Vertebrae stacked on each other; bones, not muscles holding body up
  • Harp moves to body, not body to harp. Body should not change position when harp is on shoulder