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The Most Relaxing Harp Album In The World...ever!


Release Date: 10/04/2005 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 33588   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Claude DebussyErik SatieDomenico ScarlattiOttorino Respighi,   ... 
Performer:  Nancy AllenMarkus KlinkoMariko AnrakuJulia Thornton,   ... 
Conductor:  Erno OlahRafael Frühbeck de BurgosLouis AuriacombeGerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands National Radio OrchestraNational Orchestra of SpainToulouse Chamber Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Includes work(s) for harp by various composers. Includes work(s) for harp by various composers. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Rêverie by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Nancy Allen (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Nancy Allen. 
2. Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 3, Lent et grave by Erik Satie
Performer:  Markus Klinko (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
3. Sonata for Harpsichord in A major, K 208/L 238 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Nancy Allen (Harp)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Nancy Allen. 
4. Ancient Airs and Dances, Set 3: Siciliana by Ottorino Respighi
Performer:  Nancy Allen (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; Rome, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Marcel Grandjany. 
5. Sonatine for Harp solo no 1, Op. 30 by Marcel Tournier
Performer:  Mariko Anraku (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
6. Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor": 2nd movement, Adagio un poco mosso by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Julia Thornton (Harp)
Conductor:  Erno Olah
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands National Radio Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Craig Leon. 
7. Arabesques (2) for Piano: no 1 in E major, Andante con moto by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Nancy Allen (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888-1891; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Nancy Allen. 
8. Ma mère l'oye: Pavane de la belle au bois dormant by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Nancy Allen (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908-1910; France 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Nancy Allen. 
9. 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
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands National Radio Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Craig Leon. 
10. Sarabande and Toccata for Harp by Nino Rota
Performer:  Mariko Anraku (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 15 Secs. 
11. Concerto for Harp in G minor, Op. 81: 2nd movement, Romanza by Elias Parish Alvars
Performer:  Nicanor Zabaleta (Harp)
Conductor:  Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Orchestra of Spain
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century 
Length: 4 Minutes 54 Secs. 
12. Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord no 2 in A major, BWV 1015: Andante by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Nancy Allen (Harp)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Marcel Grandjany. 
13. In a Landscape by John Cage
Performer:  Mariko Anraku (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; USA 
Length: 7 Minutes 49 Secs. 
14. Concerto for Harp in B flat major, Op. 4 no 6/HWV 294 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lily Laskine (Harp)
Conductor:  Louis Auriacombe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; London, England 
Length: 13 Minutes 38 Secs. 
15. Préludes, Book 1: no 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Mariko Anraku (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
16. Sonata for Harp: 3rd movement - Lied by Paul Hindemith
Performer:  Mariko Anraku (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Switzerland 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
17. Le trésor d'Orphée: Pavane et Bransles by Antoine Francisque
Performer:  Nancy Allen (Harp)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1600; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Marcel Grandjany. 
18. Concerto for Flute and Harp in C major, K 299 (297c): 2nd movement, Andantino by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Michel Debost (Flute), Lily Laskine (Harp)
Conductor:  Louis Auriacombe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toulouse Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
Length: 9 Minutes 17 Secs. 
19. Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Markus Klinko (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
20. Préludes, Book 1: no 10, La cathédrale engloutie by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Julia Thornton (Harp)
Conductor:  Erno Olah
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands National Radio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
Length: 7 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Craig Leon. 
21. Sonata for Harp in C minor: Andante espressivo by Giovanni B. Pescetti
Performer:  Julia Thornton (Harp)
Conductor:  Erno Olah
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Netherlands National Radio Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Craig Leon. 
22. La Source, Op. 44 by Alphonse Hasselmans
Performer:  Markus Klinko (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
23. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Nancy Allen (Harp)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: Arrangers: Myra Hess; Nancy Allen. 
24. Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Performer:  Mariko Anraku (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
25. Danse sacrée et danse profane by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Nancy Allen (Harp)
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904; France 
Length: 10 Minutes 15 Secs. 
26. French Suite no 6 in E major, BWV 817: Bourrée by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Nancy Allen (Harp)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1724; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Nancy Allen. 
27. Sonata for Flute and Harpsichord in E flat major, BWV 1031 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Nancy Allen (Harp)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1734; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Arrangers: Nancy Allen; Wilhelm Kempff. 

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