Publications, books and CDs by Simon Chadwick


I have always been better at starting projects than finishing them. So a lot of my writing and research and recording has been published online as “interim” reports or work-in-progress. However, sometimes I get round to finishing a project and writing it up for publication…

Peer-reviewed articles

‘Provenance and recording of an eighteenth-century harp’ The Galpin Society Journal LXXIII, March 2020, p.85-110 & 199-201

‘Medieval Gaelic harp setup’ Early Music Performer 40, Spring 2017, p.16-25

‘The early Irish harp’ Early Music vol 36 no.4, November 2008, pp.521-532


Progressive Lessons. Early Gaelic Harp Info, completely re-written 3rd edition 2017

Clarsach Lessons for Young Harpers Early Gaelic Harp Info, 2012

Gestures. Early Gaelic Harp Info, 2011

Progressive Lessons for early Gaelic harp Early Gaelic Harp Info, 1st edition 2009, 2nd edition 2014


‘Port Rorie Dall’, (from Aird, Selection of Scotch, English, Irish & foreign airs Volume 6, 1801). Track 9 on The Friends of Wighton CD, FOW001, 2016

Lament for the Union CD, EGH4, 2014

Tarbh CD, EGH3, 2013

Old Gaelic Laments CD, EGH2, 2012

Clàrsach na Bànrighe CD, EGH1, 2008

You can order any of these items that are still in print via my shop.