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Gliere, Jongen, Rodrigo: Harp Concertos / Anneleen Lenaerts


Release Date: 05/12/2015 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 2564612328   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Reinhold GliereJoseph JongenJoaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  Anneleen Lenaerts
Conductor:  Michel Tabachnik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

At just 27, Belgian harpist Anneleen Lenaerts is making a name for herself as one of the leading soloists on her instrument. In December 2010 Anneleen was appointed Principal Harpist of the Vienna Philharmonic. On this first album with Harp Concertos, Anneleen is accompanied by the Brussels Philharmonic and Michael Tabachnik.

"Glière’s concerto is very demanding technically, but I love how the romantic harp is allowed to shine in all its facets," says Lenaerts. "The Concierto d’Aranjuez in Rodrigo’s arrangement for harp casts new light on his widely known guitar version. For me the work of Joseph Jongen is the most particular of them all. Without a doubt, Jongen is among the most important Belgian
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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Harp, Op. 74 by Reinhold Gliere
Performer:  Anneleen Lenaerts (Harp)
Conductor:  Michel Tabachnik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1938; USSR 
2.
Concerto for Harp, Op. 129 no 1 by Joseph Jongen
Performer:  Anneleen Lenaerts (Harp)
Conductor:  Michel Tabachnik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; Belgium 
3.
Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  Anneleen Lenaerts (Harp)
Conductor:  Michel Tabachnik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Spain 

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