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Gliere, Debussy, Mozart: Harp Concertos / Claire Jones

Jones,Claire / Gliere / Debussy / Mozart / Eco
Release Date: 11/30/2010 
Label:  Signum U.k.   Catalog #: 216  
Composer:  Reinhold GliereClaude DebussyWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Claire JonesWilliam Bennett
Conductor:  Paul Watkins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Glière Harp Concerto has always been a favorite among harp enthusiasts, though being written in the 1930’s the work’s stylistic features are redolent of both the Viennese classical style united with Russian romantic nationalism. This disc highlights the extraordinary talent of the young Official Harpist to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, Claire Jones.

Claire has performed for members of the Royal Family on more then 70 occasions and has recently performed a brand new Royal Commission by Patrick Hawes at Highgrove House with the Philharmonia Orchestra.

She is joined by renowned flautist William Bennet OBE, and the English Chamber Orchestra to complete the release with Mozart’s Concerto for flute, harp and
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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Harp, Op. 74 by Reinhold Gliere
Performer:  Claire Jones (Harp)
Conductor:  Paul Watkins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1938; USSR 
2.
Danse sacrée et danse profane by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Claire Jones (Harp)
Conductor:  Paul Watkins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904; France 
3.
Concerto for Flute and Harp in C major, K 299 (297c) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Claire Jones (Harp), William Bennett (Flute)
Conductor:  Paul Watkins
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 

Customer Reviews

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 Beautiful March 2, 2013 By Charles H. (Clarksville, VA) See All My Reviews "This is a CD that you will find yourself listening to again and again. The sound is engineered properly and the music is played delightfully. If you are interested in any of the songs on this disc, do not hesitate. You will not be sorry." Report Abuse
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