Music books for beginner harpists

This post will offer a variety of links to books, both music and exercise, for the beginner and intermediate harpist. These materials are separate from the materials which are included in the Video Lessons.
 
Music books
There are so many choices to choose from! I have compiled this list based on years of teaching and what works for my beginner students, both children and adults. It can get a bit overwhelming, but rest assured no book is a bad book, and the more knowledge you arm yourself with, the better educated you will be to play correctly and enjoy yourself behind the harp.
Music Theory
Alfred’s Essentials of Music Theory
Although this book sometimes teach music theory as if the player were sitting at the piano, it still gives a good introduction to music theory. There are many accompanying websites to help explain certain terminology further.
Music Theory Websites
These websites will further explain music theory to the beginner.
 
MusicTheory.net
Online Flashcards for learning notes
Music Theory Tutorials
Exercise/Method books
Harp Exercises for Agility and Speed by Deborah Friou
On Playing The Harp by Yolanda Kondonassis
Harp for Today: A Universal Method for the Harp by Susann McDonald
Conditioning Exercises for Beginners and Advanced Harpists by Carlos Salzedo
Music/Song Books
Harp Olympics: Preliminary Round by Susann McDonald
Harp Olympics: Stage IIIIIIIV by Susann McDonald
Fun From the First by Samuel Milligan
Suzuki Harp School: Vol. 1
Hymns and Wedding Music for All Harpists by Sylvia Woods
50 Irish Melodies for Harp by Sylvia Woods
50 Christmas Carols for All Harps by Sylvia Woods
Teach Yourself to Play the Folk Harp by Sylvia Woods
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