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Essential Harp

Essential Harp / Various
Release Date: 07/12/2011 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 94907   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  George Frideric HandelAntonio VivaldiFrancesco PetriniClaude Debussy,   ... 
Performer:  Marielle NordmannJulia ThorntonMarkus KlinkoAnn Griffiths,   ... 
Conductor:  Jean-Jacques KantorowErno OlahRafael Frühbeck de BurgosTheodor Guschelbauer,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris National Opera OrchestraEnsemble Instrumental Sinfonia
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Harp Concerto in B flat, Op. 4/6 (from the film Interview with the Vampire): 1. Andante - Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Marielle Nordmann (Harp)
Conductor:  Jean-Jacques Kantorow
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736 
Length: 6 Minutes 6 Secs. 
2. Chamber Concerto for Lute and 2 Violins in D major, RV 93: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Julia Thornton (Harp)
Conductor:  Erno Olah
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
3. Theme and Variations for Harp in G minor [spurious] by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Julia Thornton (Harp)
Conductor:  Erno Olah
Period: Baroque 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
4. Symphony with Harp No. 3, Op. 36: 2. Minuetto grazioso by Francesco Petrini
Performer:  Marielle Nordmann (Harp)
Conductor:  Jean-Jacques Kantorow
Period: Classical 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
5. Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Markus Klinko (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
6. Pièces de clavecin, Book 2: Ordre 6 in B flat major - Les baricades mistérieuses by François Couperin
Performer:  Julia Thornton (Harp)
Conductor:  Erno Olah
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1717; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
7. Divertissements (2) for Harp: no 1, A la francaise by André Caplet
Performer:  Ann Griffiths (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
8. Une châteleine en sa tour, Op. 110 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Martine Geliot (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 19 Secs. 
9. Danse sacrée et danse profane: Danse sacrée by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Markus Klinko (Harp)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris National Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
10. Harp Concerto in C, Op. 81: 2. Romanza: Andante by Elias Parish Alvars
Performer:  Nicanor Zabaleta (Harp)
Conductor:  Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
11. Etude de Concert "Au Matin" by Marcel Tournier
Performer:  Annie Challan (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
12. Concertino for harp and piano in D minor: 3. Allegro brillante by Elias Parish Alvars
Performer:  Marielle Nordmann (Harp), Francois-René Duchable (Piano)
Conductor:  Theodor Guschelbauer
Period: Romantic 
Length: 8 Minutes 1 Secs. 
13. Concerto for Harp in D minor: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Marielle Nordmann (Harp)
Conductor:  Jean-Jacques Kantorow
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1716; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
14. Concerto for Harp in C major: 3rd movement, Rondeau by François Boieldieu
Performer:  Annie Challan (Harp)
Conductor:  Jean Witold
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Instrumental Sinfonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1801; Paris, France 
Length: 6 Minutes 45 Secs. 
15. Sonata in E flat, Op. 34/1: 1. Allegro brillante by Jan Ladislav Dussek
Performer:  Ann Griffiths (Harp)
Period: Classical 
Length: 5 Minutes 36 Secs. 
16. Arabesques (2) for Piano: no 2 in G major, Allegretto scherzando by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Nancy Allen (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888-1891; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
17. Sonata in C minor: Andantino by Giovanni B. Pescetti
Performer:  Julia Thornton (Harp)
Conductor:  Erno Olah
Period: Baroque 
Length: 5 Minutes 27 Secs. 
18. La Source, Op. 44 by Alphonse Hasselmans
Performer:  Markus Klinko (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
19. Préludes, Book 1: no 10, La cathédrale engloutie by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Julia Thornton (Harp)
Conductor:  Erno Olah
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
Length: 7 Minutes 36 Secs. 
20. Sonata prodigio: 1. Gagliarda: Allegro by Vergilio Mortari
Performer:  Ann Griffiths (Harp)
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
21. Harp Concerto in E flat, Op. 98: 2. Andante by Elias Parish Alvars
Performer:  Marielle Nordmann (Harp)
Conductor:  Jean-Jacques Kantorow
Period: Romantic 
Length: 5 Minutes 41 Secs. 
22. Concierto serenata for Harp: 1st movement, Estudiantina - Excerpt(s) by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  Nancy Allen (Harp)
Conductor:  Enrique Bátiz
Period: Modern 
Written: 1952; Spain 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
23. Concertino for harp and piano in D minor: 2. Andante by Elias Parish Alvars
Performer:  Francois-René Duchable (Piano), Marielle Nordmann (Harp)
Conductor:  Theodor Guschelbauer
Period: Romantic 
Length: 5 Minutes 27 Secs. 
24. Konzertstück for harp and orchestra in G flat, Op. 39: 3. Allegretto scherzando by Gabriel Pierné
Performer:  Annie Challan (Harp)
Conductor:  André Cluytens
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1903 
Length: 5 Minutes 49 Secs. 
25. Harp Concerto in C: 3. Finale: Allegro by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Marielle Nordmann (Harp)
Conductor:  Jean-Jacques Kantorow
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1766 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
26. Concerto for Flute and Harp in C major, K 299 (297c): 2nd movement, Andantino - Excerpt(s) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Fritz Helmis (Harp), James Galway (Flute)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
27. Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet and String Quartet by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Ransom Wilson (Flute), David Shifrin (Clarinet), Nancy Allen (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905; France 
Length: 11 Minutes 3 Secs. 
28. Concerto for Flute and Harp in C major, K 299 (297c): 3rd movement, Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Fritz Helmis (Harp), James Galway (Flute)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
Length: 9 Minutes 46 Secs. 
29. Lachrimae or Seaven Teares: Lachrimae antiquae by John Dowland
Performer:  Julia Thornton (Harp)
Conductor:  Erno Olah
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1604; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
30. Scherzetto for Piano by Jacques Ibert
Performer:  Markus Klinko (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Harp Concerto in B Flat, Op.4 No. 6: I. Andante - Allegro
Largo From the Lute Concerto In D Major RV93
Harp concerto in C major, Hob.XVIII, 8: III.Finale:allegro
Sarabande And Variations From The Suite In D Minor (G110)
Symphony with Harp, Op.36 No.3: II. Minuetto grazioso
Flute and Harp Concerto in C, K.299: II. Andantino
Clair De Lune (Extrait De La Suite Bergamasque)
Les Baricades Misterieuses
Divertissement à la française
Une châtelaine en sa tour, impromptu en la mineur, Op.110
Danse sacrée et danse profane: Danse sacrée -
Concerto pour harpe & orchestre en sol mineur, Op.81 (2001 Digital Remaster): II. Romanza (Andante)
Au matin Étude de concert in F (2001 Digital Remaster)
Introduction & Allegro
Concertino for Harp & Piano in D Minor: III. Allegro brillante
Flute and Harp Concerto in C, K.299 (1985 Digital Remaster): III. Rondeau (Allegro)
Harp Concerto in D Minor: II.Largo
Rondeau (Allegro agitato) (from Harp Concerto in C)
Sonata for Harp in E Flat, Op.34 No.1 (1998 - Remaster): I. Allegro brillante
Lachrimae Antiquae (Flow My Teares)
Arabesque in G (Alegretto scherzando)
Andantino From The Sonata C Minor
La Source, Étude Op.44
Prelude No 10 ''The Sunken Cathedral'' From 12 Preludes, Book 1 (1909-10)
Sonatina prodigio (1998 - Remaster): I. Gagliarda (Allegro)
Harp Concerto in E Flat Major, Op.98: II. Andante
Six Pieces for harp: Scherzetto
Concierto serenata: I. Estudiantina (Allegro ma non troppo)
Concertino for Harp & Piano in D Minor: II. Andante
Concerstück for harp & orchestra in G flat, Op.39 (2001 Digital Remaster): III. Allegretto scherzando

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