When the World Paused: Exciting Repertoire For Easy To Intermediate Harpists


When the World Paused.. is a collection of eleven original lever/ pedal harp solos.

This book has been written with the intention of making jazz fun and accessible on the harp,” says the composer. We have kept lever changes and pedalling to an absolute minimum, allowing you to concentrate on the rhythm and improvising.


  1. ​Lockdown Blues
  2. Thinking
  3. Landscapes
  4. Grey Skies
  5. Blue Skies
  6. Feet Up
  7. Lock Up Blues
  8. The Winter Trees
  9. All Summer Long
  10. Get Your Groove On
  11. Watching the Begonias

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FormatDigital Download (PDF)
Publication Date2020

Meet the Authors

Amanda Whiting

Amanda has become an established name on the jazz scene. She started classical harp at the age of 6 and at 16 was awarded a specialist scholarship to Wells Cathedral School. Since furthering her classical studies at Cardiff University, and jazz at The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, she has become a freelance harpist all over the world; from recitals in London’s Southbank to concerts at sea. She has appeared on numerous TV and radio broadcasts and is in constant demand for function and recording work, as well as lectures and masterclasses.

Tony Robinson

Tony is a professional drummer and multi-instrumentalist, well versed in the art of popular music and jazz performance. He is an alumnus of both The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance and The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. He has performed and toured internationally, taught in the UK and Australia, and appeared as a conference speaker.

Amanda and Tony met while studying together on the RWCMD MA Jazz course in Cardiff and are striving to write new and interesting repertoire for harpists.

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Amanda is an experienced and professional harpist.

Available for weddings, private and corporate events and festivals.