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The London Harp Sound

Debussy / Bach / London Harp Sound / Simon
Release Date: 03/08/2011 
Label:  Cala Records   Catalog #: 119   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Claude DebussyPaul SarcichTraditionalKahn, Gus / Donaldson, Wa,   ... 
Performer:  Karen VaughanClaire JonesIeuan JonesSuzanne Willison-Kawalec,   ... 
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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The London. Harp Sound is the latest addition to the best-selling London Sound Series. Sixteen of the world's finest harpists worked with leading London composers and arrangers to produce a uniquely creative album. From classical music to Latin, popular and jazz, the performers responded to the incredible sonority of the massed harps, and this engaging CD is a display vehicle for their talent and virtuosity. The London. Harp Sound is the latest addition to the best-selling London Sound Series. Sixteen of the world's finest harpists worked with leading London composers and arrangers to produce a uniquely creative album. From classical music to Latin, popular and jazz, the performers responded to the incredible sonority of the massed harps, and this engaging CD is a display vehicle for their talent and virtuosity. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Prélude ŕ l'aprčs-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Karen Vaughan (Harp), Claire Jones (Harp), Ieuan Jones (Harp),
Suzanne Willison-Kawalec (Harp), Catherine Beynon (Harp), Isabelle Perrin (Harp),
Jung Wha Lee (Harp), Gabriella dall'Ollio (Harp), Nicolas Tulliez (Harp),
Ernestine Stoop (Harp), Charlotte Seal (Harp), Virginie Gout-Zschabitz (Harp),
Skaila Kanga (Harp), Ghislaine Petit-Volta (Harp), Catherine White (Harp)
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
Venue:  St.-Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden S 
Length: 8 Minutes 59 Secs. 
2.
Chansons de Edith Piaf, medley for harp ensemble by Paul Sarcich
Performer:  Isabelle Perrin (Harp), Jung Wha Lee (Harp), Catherine Beynon (Harp),
Karen Vaughan (Harp), Gabriella dall'Ollio (Harp), Catherine White (Harp),
Ieuan Jones (Harp), Ernestine Stoop (Harp), Nicolas Tulliez (Harp),
Claire Jones (Harp), Charlotte Seal (Harp), Virginie Gout-Zschabitz (Harp),
Ghislaine Petit-Volta (Harp), Skaila Kanga (Harp), Suzanne Willison-Kawalec (Harp)
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Period: Contemporary 
Venue:  St.-Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden S 
Length: 8 Minutes 26 Secs. 
3.
The Jasmine Flower, traditional melody ("Mo Li Hwa") by Traditional
Performer:  Catherine White (Harp), Karen Vaughan (Harp), Jung Wha Lee (Harp),
Gabriella dall'Ollio (Harp), Ieuan Jones (Harp), Nicolas Tulliez (Harp),
Ernestine Stoop (Harp), Suzanne Willison-Kawalec (Harp), Claire Jones (Harp),
Catherine Beynon (Harp), Ghislaine Petit-Volta (Harp), Virginie Gout-Zschabitz (Harp),
Charlotte Seal (Harp), Skaila Kanga (Harp), Isabelle Perrin (Harp)
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Written: China 
Venue:  St.-Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden S 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
4.
My baby just cares for me, song by Kahn, Gus / Donaldson, Wa
Performer:  Jung Wha Lee (Harp), Gabriella dall'Ollio (Harp), Karen Vaughan (Harp),
Ernestine Stoop (Harp), Isabelle Perrin (Harp), Nicolas Tulliez (Harp),
Ieuan Jones (Harp), Claire Jones (Harp), Skaila Kanga (Harp),
Ghislaine Petit-Volta (Harp), Virginie Gout-Zschabitz (Harp), Charlotte Seal (Harp),
Catherine White (Harp), Suzanne Willison-Kawalec (Harp), Catherine Beynon (Harp)
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Venue:  St.-Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden S 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
5.
Songs (5), Op. 49: no 4, Wiegenlied by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Gabriella dall'Ollio (Harp), Nicolas Tulliez (Harp), Ieuan Jones (Harp),
Ernestine Stoop (Harp), Claire Jones (Harp), Charlotte Seal (Harp),
Virginie Gout-Zschabitz (Harp), Ghislaine Petit-Volta (Harp), Isabelle Perrin (Harp),
Jung Wha Lee (Harp), Catherine Beynon (Harp), Karen Vaughan (Harp),
Suzanne Willison-Kawalec (Harp), Catherine White (Harp), Skaila Kanga (Harp)
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Venue:  St.-Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden S 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
6.
Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: 2nd movement, Scene at the Ball by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Suzanne Willison-Kawalec (Harp), Ieuan Jones (Harp), Ernestine Stoop (Harp),
Claire Jones (Harp), Charlotte Seal (Harp), Virginie Gout-Zschabitz (Harp),
Ghislaine Petit-Volta (Harp), Skaila Kanga (Harp), Catherine White (Harp),
Nicolas Tulliez (Harp), Isabelle Perrin (Harp), Catherine Beynon (Harp),
Karen Vaughan (Harp), Jung Wha Lee (Harp), Gabriella dall'Ollio (Harp)
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; France 
Venue:  St.-Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden S 
Length: 6 Minutes 11 Secs. 
7.
Lady of the Lake, for harp ensemble by Gwilym Simcock
Performer:  Isabelle Perrin (Harp), Nicolas Tulliez (Harp), Charlotte Seal (Harp),
Virginie Gout-Zschabitz (Harp), Ghislaine Petit-Volta (Harp), Ernestine Stoop (Harp),
Skaila Kanga (Harp), Catherine White (Harp), Suzanne Willison-Kawalec (Harp),
Paul Sarcich (Percussion), Karen Vaughan (Harp), Ieuan Jones (Harp),
Jung Wha Lee (Harp), Gabriella dall'Ollio (Harp), Claire Jones (Harp),
Catherine Beynon (Harp)
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 7 Minutes 6 Secs. 
8.
La Ragazza, for harp ensemble by Bernard Andrčs
Performer:  Karen Vaughan (Harp), Ghislaine Petit-Volta (Harp), Virginie Gout-Zschabitz (Harp),
Skaila Kanga (Harp), Ernestine Stoop (Harp), Catherine White (Harp),
Suzanne Willison-Kawalec (Harp), Isabelle Perrin (Harp), Gabriella dall'Ollio (Harp),
Jung Wha Lee (Harp), Ieuan Jones (Harp), Nicolas Tulliez (Harp),
Claire Jones (Harp), Charlotte Seal (Harp), Catherine Beynon (Harp)
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Period: Contemporary 
Venue:  St.-Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden S 
Length: 9 Minutes 33 Secs. 
9.
Andalucía, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) by Ernesto Lecuona
Performer:  Charlotte Seal (Harp), Ernestine Stoop (Harp), Catherine Beynon (Harp),
Claire Jones (Harp), Virginie Gout-Zschabitz (Harp), Ghislaine Petit-Volta (Harp),
Isabelle Perrin (Harp), Karen Vaughan (Harp), Skaila Kanga (Harp),
Suzanne Willison-Kawalec (Harp), Catherine White (Harp), Jung Wha Lee (Harp),
Nicolas Tulliez (Harp), Gabriella dall'Ollio (Harp), Ieuan Jones (Harp)
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Period: Modern 
Venue:  St.-Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden S 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
10.
Windmills of Your Mind (Les moulins de mon coeur) (for the 1968 film The Thomas Crown Affair) by Michel Legrand
Performer:  Catherine White (Harp), Nicolas Tulliez (Harp), Ieuan Jones (Harp),
Ernestine Stoop (Harp), Claire Jones (Harp), Catherine Beynon (Harp),
Charlotte Seal (Harp), Virginie Gout-Zschabitz (Harp), Skaila Kanga (Harp),
Gabriella dall'Ollio (Harp), Ghislaine Petit-Volta (Harp), Suzanne Willison-Kawalec (Harp),
Isabelle Perrin (Harp), Karen Vaughan (Harp), Jung Wha Lee (Harp)
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Period: Contemporary 
Venue:  St.-Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden S 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
11.
Prelude and Fugue in F minor, BWV 534 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Claire Jones (Harp), Jung Wha Lee (Harp), Gabriella dall'Ollio (Harp),
Skaila Kanga (Harp), Ieuan Jones (Harp), Nicolas Tulliez (Harp),
Ernestine Stoop (Harp), Charlotte Seal (Harp), Ghislaine Petit-Volta (Harp),
Suzanne Willison-Kawalec (Harp), Catherine White (Harp), Isabelle Perrin (Harp),
Catherine Beynon (Harp), Karen Vaughan (Harp), Virginie Gout-Zschabitz (Harp)
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; ?Weimar, Germany 
Venue:  St.-Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden S 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
12.
The Music of the Night, song (from "The Phantom of the Opera") by Andrew L. Webber
Performer:  Catherine White (Harp), Suzanne Willison-Kawalec (Harp), Isabelle Perrin (Harp),
Charlotte Seal (Harp), Claire Jones (Harp), Catherine Beynon (Harp),
Virginie Gout-Zschabitz (Harp), Ghislaine Petit-Volta (Harp), Skaila Kanga (Harp),
Karen Vaughan (Harp), Gabriella dall'Ollio (Harp), Jung Wha Lee (Harp),
Nicolas Tulliez (Harp), Ieuan Jones (Harp), Ernestine Stoop (Harp)
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Written: 1986 
Venue:  St.-Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden S 
Length: 4 Minutes 48 Secs. 

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