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Harpist EM8 Repertoire List
 

A selection from the repertoire of Harpist EM8. If you do not see a piece you would like, please ask, as if it is not in the repertoire already, it may, subject to availability of source and timescale, be learned for the occasion.

Medieval and renaissance (early harp or pedal harp)

School of Notre Dame

The vermillion book

Chansonier Coeurdeform

Baroque Composers (pedal harp or triple harp)

C.P.E. Bach - Solfeggietto

J.S. Bach - Arioso,

Air on a G String,

Jesu Joy of Man's desiring,

Prelude No. 1 in C,

Sheep may safely graze,

J. Clarke Trumpet Voluntary

The Prince of Denmark's March

Daquin The Cuckoo

G.F. Handel Aria (from 12th concerto grosso),

Selections from The Water Music) and The Music for the Royal Fireworks

Concerto in Bb

The Harmonious Blacksmith,

Largo (from Xerxes),

See the conquering Hero come, (from Judeas Maccabaeus),

Lascio cio pianga

Non lo diro con labro

Where'er you walk.

French and English suites

Chaconne in G minor

Pachebel Canon in D

Purcell Trumpet Tune

Round O

 

18th and early 19th C (single or double action harps)

Abel Sonata in Bb

J L Dussek 6 sonatinas

2 Grand sonatas

S Dussek Sonatas from Opus 2

Field Nocturnes

J B Krumpholtz Selection of sonatas and airs

F Krumpholtz selection from her personal manuscript book

J B Meyer Sonatas from Opus 6

4 lessons dedicated to The Countess of Oxford

In addition, Airs sets of variations by numerous composers on popular 18th and 19th C melodies including a selection from the music books of Jane Austen at the Jane Austen House Museum, Chawton.

Classical / Romantic impressionist and more modern composers

Boccherini Minuet

Borodin Polovtsian Dances, (themes)

Debussy Clair de Lune,

The girl with the flaxen hair

1st arabesque

Dvorak Humoreske, (no 7 from op101)

Delius La Calinda (themes)

Delibes Waltz from coppelia

E. Elgar Chanson d'amour, Nimrod (from 'Enigma' variations)

Chanson de matin

Faure Pie Jesu, Pavane (from Requiem),

Sicilienne, Berceuse (from the dolly suite)

Gounod Ave Maria

Grieg Morning (from Pier Gynt suite)

Massenet Meditation from Thais

Mendlessohn O' for the wings of a dove (from hear my prayer),

Wings of song,

Wedding march

Offenbach Jerusalem

Ponticelli Dance the hours, (from La Gioconda)

Ravel Reverie

A fragment (unpublished)

Satie Gymnopedies

Saint-Saens The swan

Schubert Ave Maria

Smetana Vltava (themes)

Strauss Blue danube

Tchaikovsky Swan lake waltz,

Romeo and Juliet (theme)

Sleeping Beauty Waltz

Vivaldi Concerto for mandolin 2nd movement

Concero for Lute in D Minor 2nd movement

Selection from the 4 seasons

Wagner Bridal March

Opera Themes

Delibes Flower duet (lakme)

Donizetti Romanza (the elixir of love)

Humperdinck Evening Prayer (hansel and gretel)

Gounod Arietta (Romeo and Juliet)

Mozart , Non piu andrai (Figaro) La ci darem ( Don

Giovanni) The manly Heart , O Isis and Osiris (The Magic Flute)

Offenbach Barcarolle (tales of hoffann)

Puccini Oh my beloved father, (Gianni Schicchi),

One Fine Day, (Madame Butterfly),

When Stars are brightly shining, (Tosca),

Your tiny hand is frozen, (la boheme)

Nessun Dorma, (turandot)

Verdi La donna e mobile, (Rigoloetto)

Chorus of the hebrew slaves, (Nabucco)

Celeste aida, Grand March, (aida)

Light Music, show tunes

Abba I have a dream

Dancing queen

Andrew Lloyd Weber Selection from the shows

L. Bernstein Somewhere, I feel pretty (West Side Story)

John Denver - Annie's song

 

Disney Tunes

Beauty and the Beast,

A whole new world, (Aladdin),

Can you feel the love tonight? (The Lion King)

Garner Misty

 

Gershwin Summertime

Embraceable you

Someone to watch

over me

Hamlisch The way we were

James Horner My Heart will go on (Titanic)

Hupfield (As time Goes by

(Casablanca)

Lehar Waltz - love unspoken

(the merry widow)

Loewe I could have danced all

night, Wouldn't it be lovely (My fair lady)

Maurice Jarre Lara's theme from Dr. Zhivago

Mancini Moon River

McCartney/Lennon

Eleanor Rigby

The long and winding road

When I'm 64,

I wanna hold your hand

 

Moody Blues Knights in white satin

Porter Everytime we say goodbye

I get a kick out of you

Rota Love theme from the Godfather

Sondheim

Send in the clowns,

Liaisons (Night Music)

I am nothing"

Assasins)

No-one's gonna hurt

you, The bird song (Sweeny)

Sorry Grateful

(Company)

Streisand/Williams (Evergreen (A star is born)

Traditional Celtic music ( on Clarsach, cruit or pedal harp)

W wide selection of popular airs from Scotland, Ireland and Wales, as well as dance music from the celtic traditions. This can be played on the small lever harp or the pedal harp. Ancient Irish and Scotts music can be played on the wire strung harp, and Welsh music on the triple harp.

In addition to this small sample repertoire, anything that is harp- friendly can be learned (with sufficient notice), with recent requests ranging from 'Savage Garden' songs to a Greek folk song mentioning the island where the bride who requested it was borne.

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