Harp Collection

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Harp Collection
Frances Kelly (harps) and other artists

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Release Date: Tuesday 1 May 2007

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Early music harp expert Frances Kelly traces the development of the harp from the simple medieval instrument, via gothic, double and triple harps to the modern double action harp. She brings each harp to life with suitable music of its day.

"One must admire Frances Kelly who is able to play each of the instruments with such skill" Harpist, Satu Salo in "Recording of the Week" BBC World Service

"A thoroughly satisfying disc" American Record Guide

Medieval Harp - Martin Haycock 1984 (range c-d''')
Gothic Harp - Geoff Ralph 1979 (range G-d''')
Double Harp - Martin Haycock 1983 (range GG-d''')
Triple Harp - Martin Haycock 1985 (range GG-g''')
Single Action Pedal Harp - Anon c. 1800 (range EE-e'''')
Double Action 'Concert' Harp - Salvi (Electra) c. 1969 (range CCC-g'''')


Lais from the Roman de Tristan Anon
1 En morant de si douche mort: La u jou fui deafens la mer: A vous, Tristan, amis verse 6.18
2 L'autrier pastoure seoit: Lai de la pastourelle (Jocelin de Bruges-13th C.) Anon 2.56

3 Patientiam muess ich hen: Patientia: Mein Fleiss und Mueh Ludwig Senfl (c.1486-c.1543) 4.33
4 Je requier a tous amoureux: Je veuil chanter de cuer joyeux Guillaume Dufay (c.1400-1474) 2.58

Double Harp
5 Ricercar Terzo: Partite sopra Fidele Ascanio Mayone (c.1565-1627) 7.55
6 Ancidetemi pur, Per l'Arpa Giovanni Maria Trabaci (c.1575-1647) 5.50

Triple Harp
7 Lesson IV Allegro: Minuet John Parry (c.1710-1782) 8.34
Musical Relicks of the Welsh Bards Edward Jones (1752-1824)
8 Rhyban Morfydd: Merch Megan: Glan Feddwdod mwyn: Blodeu'r Grug: Confet Gruffydd ap Cynan: Rhyban Morfydd 6.11

Single Action
9 Fantaisie Op. 35 Louis Spohr ( 1784-1859) 8.37
10 The Manly Heart: A Favourite Air by Mozart Arranged with Variations for the Harp (Jean-)François-Joseph Naderman (1781-1835) 6.19

Double Action
11 Une Chatelaine en sa Tour Gabriel Faure (1845-1924) 5.00