"Enter a world of zither and guitar music..."
Etienne de Lavaulx
A Chime Harp is a small zither designed to be played using a system of melody cards. You can play solo or along with a pre-recorded CD accompaniment.
Play your favourite tunes instantly. No tuition necessary.
Anyone can play; from a child of 5 to an octogenarian.
You do not need to read music; just follow the dots on the melody card.
Play along with a CD accompaniment.
Educational: Learn basic music theory.
Develop your ear: with a little practice, you can eventually play without melody cards.
Be creative: learn to improvise.
Chime Harp in box with tuning key and plectrum, instruction booklet, 25 Melody Cards and Play- along CD: $245
Extra List (25 extra cards plus Play-along CD): $30
The 5-Chord Zither is a delightful instrument allowing one to play a melody with the right hand while strumming chords with the left hand.
Easy to learn.
Comfortable to hold: sit it on your lap, or on a table.
Obtain results quickly. You will play your first melodies within days.
Play your favourite melodies; classical, traditional or modern.
Easy to understand; the chord zither uses a simple scale and basic chords.
Ideal for all ages
Teach yourself using the tutor and demonstration CD (see below).
Private tuition availble
Complete 5-Chord Zither Kit (everything you need to start playing):
5-Chord Zither in box with book (Learn to play the 5-Chord Zither) and accessories (Tuning key, plectrum and finger pick) $595
Written by Etienne de Lavaulx, this comprehensive tutor is the fruit of 25 years of experience in chord-zither tuition.
Brief history of the Chord-ZitherAn introduction to basic music theory and understanding music notation.
35 well known and attractive melodies
Photos (some in colour) and illustrations
A demonstration CD containing all the pieces in the book.
"Learn to Play the 5-Chord Zither" with demonstration CD $ 65