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Harp Adagios

Release Date: 09/13/2005 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000518402   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Joaquin RodrigoWolfgang Amadeus MozartGeorge Frideric HandelJohann Sebastian Bach,   ... 
Performer:  Marisa RoblesHubert JellinekWerner TrippJean-Claude Hermanjat,   ... 
Conductor:  Charles DutoitKarl MünchingerMarcel CouraudAntonio de Almeida,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraVienna Philharmonic OrchestraAntiqua Musica,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 21 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

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Works on This Recording

Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar: 2nd movement, Adagio by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  Marisa Robles (Harp)
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Spain 
Length: 11 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Version: 1974 
Concerto for Flute and Harp in C major, K 299 (297c): 2nd movement, Andantino by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Hubert Jellinek (Harp), Werner Tripp (Flute)
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
Length: 8 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Concerto for Harp in B flat major, Op. 4 no 6/HWV 294: 1st movement, Andante-Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jean-Claude Hermanjat (Flute), André Pépin (Flute), Ursula Holliger (Harp),
I Musici ()
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Concerto for Harp in B flat major, Op. 4 no 6/HWV 294: 2nd movement, Larghetto by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Ursula Holliger (Harp), I Musici (), André Pépin (Flute),
Jean-Claude Hermanjat (Flute)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 1 in C, BWV 846 - Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Marisa Robles (Harp)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Marisa Robles (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Marisa Robles. 
Mazurkas (5) for Piano, B 61/Op. 7: no 1 in B flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Marisa Robles (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Marisa Robles. 
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Naoko Yoshino (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Songs (5), Op. 49: no 4, Wiegenlied by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Marisa Robles (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Marisa Robles. 
El sombrero de tres picos: Dance of the Corregidor by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Marisa Robles (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Spain 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Concerto for Harp/Harpsichord in C major: Andante by Ernst Eichner
Performer:  Annie Challan (Harp)
Conductor:  Marcel Couraud
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Antiqua Musica
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1771; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Concerto for Harp in C major: 2nd movement, Andante - Lento by François Boieldieu
Performer:  Catherine Michel (Harp)
Conductor:  Antonio de Almeida
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monte Carlo Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1801; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 12/1973 
Venue:  Monte Carlo 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Carlo Stueber. 
Concerto for Harp, Op. 74: Tema con variazione - Andante by Reinhold Gliere
Performer:  Osian Ellis (Harp)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1938; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1968 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 11 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Concerto for Harpsichord in A major: Larghetto by Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf
Performer:  Marisa Robles (Harp)
Conductor:  Iona Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 18th Century; Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Karl Hermann Pillney. 
Theme, Variations and Rondo Pastorale by Anton Eberl
Performer:  Marisa Robles (Harp)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1798; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 10 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: This piece was attributed to Mozart for many years, and has been also catalogued as an anonymous work. 
Sonata for Oboe and Basso Continuo in G minor, Wq 135/H 549: Adagio by Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach
Performer:  Ursula Holliger (Harp), Heinz Holliger (Oboe), Rama Jucker (Cello)
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1735; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Impromptu-caprice for Harp in A flat major, Op. 9 by Gabriel Pierné
Performer:  Marisa Robles (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885/1900; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Sicilienne variée by Jean-Michel Damase
Performer:  Naoko Yoshino (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966; France 
Length: 7 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Contemplation by Henriette Renié
Performer:  Naoko Yoshino (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1898; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
The nightingale by Deborah Henson-Conant
Performer:  Deborah Henson-Conant (Harp), Deborah Henson-Conant (Electric Keyboard)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1995; Massachusetts 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28: Interlude by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Marisa Robles (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Il padrino by Nino Rota
Performer:  Naoko Yoshino (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Spiegel im Spiegel by Arvo Pärt
Performer:  Naoko Yoshino (Harp), Gidon Kremer (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1978; USSR 
Length: 9 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Concertino for Harp, String Quartet and 3 Clarinets, Op. 93: Andante by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Performer:  Catherine Michel (Harp)
Conductor:  Antonio de Almeida
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monte Carlo Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Sonata for Harp in Eb, Op. 2 no 2: Romance by Antonio Rosetti
Performer:  Naoko Yoshino (Harp)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1780; Bohemia 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra - Transcribed for harp & orchestra: 2. Adagio
Concerto for Flute, Harp, and Orchestra in C, K.299: 2. Andantino
Harp Concerto in B flat, Op.4, No.6, HWV 294 - Transcr. from Organ Concerto No. 6, HWV 294 by composer: 1. Andante allegro
Harp Concerto in B flat, Op.4, No.6, HWV 294 - Transcr. from Organ Concerto No. 6, HWV 294 by composer: 2. Larghetto
Concerto in C major for harp and orchestra: 2. Andante
Concerto for Harp and Orchestra in C - Arr. C. Stueber: 2. Andante lento
Concerto for Harp and Orchestra, Op.74: 2. Tema con variazioni (Andante)
Harp Concerto in A major: 2. Larghetto
Concertino for Harp and Chamber Orchestra, Op.93: 2. Andante (Quasi recitativo)
Theme, Variations and Rondo Pastorale (formerly attrib. to Mozart)
Sicilienne variée
Contemplation: Andante religioso
Ceremony of Carols, Op.28: Interlude
Il Padrino (for Harp): Un poco liberamente
Spiegel im Spiegel - performed on Violin and Harp
Prelude and Fugue in C (WTK, Book I, No.1), BWV 846: Prelude
Sonata (Solo) for Oboe and Continuo in G minor, Wq 135: 1. Adagio
24 Préludes, Op.28: Prelude, Op.28, No.15 - "Raindrop"
Mazurka No.5 in B flat Op.7 No.1
Suite bergamasque: 3. Clair de lune
Wiegenlied, Op.49, No.4
Danza del Corregidor
Impromptu-Caprice, Op.9
Sonata No.2 in E flat: 2. Romance (adagio non tanto)

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