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Click for further details2:forty by Cheyenne Brown & Seylan Baxter
Cheyenne Brown (harp) and Seylan Baxter (cello and vocals) delight in quirky, innovative arrangements of traditional songs and tunes, exploring the creative possibilities of these majestic instruments. Harp and cello exchange melody and accompaniment, whether in driving reels or haunting slow airs. Songs are lyrical and expressive, with thoughtful accompaniment on harp and cello.
Click for further details40 Traditional Songs by Mary O'Hara
This extensive collection of 40 traditional songs captures the legendary Sligo native during the highest points of her career. Contained in a stylishly packaged 2CD set are many of the highlights from her first three albums recorded in the 1950's plus extra tracks from later recordings in the 1970's. "Exquisite purity and delicacy that defies description" Washington Star
Click for further detailsA Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Creighton Griffiths & Llandaff Cathedral Girl Choristers
Benjamin Britten's A Ceremony of Carols recorded by Llandaff Cathedral Girl Choristers, Director John York Skinner and Benjamin Creighton Griffiths Harp. Recorded in February 2009 in aid of the the Llandaff Cathedral Organ Appeal - Patron HRH The Prince of Wales which will recive all proceeds from sales.

Click for further details Ae Fond Kiss by Deirdre Campbell-Shaw
Deirdre Campbell-Shaw sings and plays traditional music from Scotland, Ireland, Wales together with some of her own songs. "Ae Fond Kiss" is Deirdre's third CD after "Deirdre Campbell-Shaw sings Robert Burns" (1997 - songs accompanied by the piano and violin) and "My Heart's in the Highlands"(2003 - harp and song)

Click for further detailsAbout Time Wendy Stewart
ABOUT TIME is the first reaction of many people to the news that Wendy Stewart has at last made her first solo recording - and with good reason. Wendy was one of a crop of promising young harpers in the early 1970's, including Alison Kinnaird and (Slightly later) Patsy Seddon, who regularly won the Mods and other competitions and assured the Scottish clarsach its place among an up-and-coming generation.
Click for further detailsAbout Time 2 Wendy Stewart
Wendy, a member of Ceolbeg, is one of the best clarsach and electro-harp players in Scotland. On this, her second solo album for Greentrax, she is again assisted by Ceolbeg members past and present. 'Excellent playing, delicate arrangements.' (Folk Roots)
Click for further detailsAlles zwijgt nu (All is silent now) by Koen De Cauter, Jopie Jonkers & Karel Vingerhoets
Traditional seasonal songs performed by: Koen De Cauter - Vocals, guitar, soprano sax, clarinet, violin Jopie Jonkers - vocals, harp, psaltery, dulcimer, music box Karel Vingerhoets - narrator, bell, vocals with guests: Dajo De Cauter - bass Tcha Limberger - vocals, guitar, violin Myrddin - guitar
Click for further details Altered Ego - Deborah Henson-Conant
One of Deborah's most requested albums - with elements of folk, jazz, blues, Middle Eastern and a singer-songwriter flavour. The CD includes "Belinda," "996," "Altered Ego," "The Dogs of Somerville," "Cindy,Cindy," "The Nightingale," also included is Deborah's Birthday song "Congratulations, You Made It This Far". Harp & voice, with some synth & keyboard.
Click for detailsAnd Angelus ad virginem he sang by Minstrels Gallery
Music and song from all over Europe is presented on this CD, demonstrating the huge diversity of music heard from royal court to peasant wedding. Pieces from as early as the 13th century up to the middle of the 17th are played on a wide selection of period instruments
Click for further detailsArietta by Inessa Galante
“This seventh CD is the best since her 1995 debut...more vocally assured and with some magically floated head notes.” Classic FM Magazine “Pleasingly ambient recording and sensitive support from Stephenson and London Musici ...highlighting Galante’s robust, intelligently modulated vocalisation and dramatic flair” BBC Music Magazine
Click for further detailsArtist's Proof Phase 2 - Deborah Henson-Conant
This enhanced CD includes both audio and video cuts, and is part of an ongoing interactive CD project. Voice, harp, synth, strings, horns, tuba (oh yeah!). Songs include: Way You Are Blues, Land of You, Cosita Latina, Birth a' Bertha, Never Too Late, Dance to the Moon, Merceditas, Up at the Barn, Dance the Way You Dance. Video clips include: That Ain't Right, Way You Are Blues & Land of You. The video is playable via computer (not a DVD).
Click here for further detailsAsi Soy Yo (So I am you) by Jopie Jonkers Groep
Mainly Latin American music performed by the Jopie Jonkers Group: Jopie Jonkers - Vocals, Paraguayan harp, Koen De Cauter - guitar, soprano sax, Peter Thijssen - guitar, cuatro, Rinus Raaijmakers - bass, Willy Seeuws (guest) - Percussion on track 1,3,8,10,11 & 14
Click for further detailsAuld Flames by Feisty Besoms
Feisty Besoms are a group of women who, for the love of singing, and with vast amounts of different, musical backgrounds put together a powerhouse of harmonies and hard-hitting choice songs.
Click for further detailsAvalon's Daughter by Moira Stern
  Moira Stern grew up listening to her mother, author Marion Zimmer Bradley, singing. Like many children, she was not aware at the time of the depth of her mother's gift to her through music.Through her mother Moira learned a great many folk songs and operatic arias, and devloped a passion for music, resulting in this musical tribute.
Click for further detailsThe Belfast Years 1992-2002 by Janet Harbison & The Irish Harp Orchestra
The Irish Harp Orchestra - 'The Belfast Years 1992-2002' – a new compilation from Carillon (1994), Feasting with Carolan (1995), Bright New Morning (1996), Colmcille (1997), & Walk in Belfast (1999) - taking 16 of the favourites from these recordings - An Ideal introduction to Janet Harbison & The Irish Harp Orchestra.
Click for further detailsThe Bells of Morville - David Watkins
Live recording with Jane Leslie MacKenzie (soprano), Michael Bochmann (violin), David Watkins (harp). Live recording of St. Cecilia's Day Concert - November 2014 at St. Gregory's Church, Morville with the first performance of David Watkin's "The Bells of Morville"
Click for further detailsBlas by various artists - a sample of traditional music from Wales
A sampler album from Fflach:tradd featuring 16 tracks taken from their catalogue of Traditional Welsh recordings. An excellent purchase if you are new to the wonderful, varied and vibrant Traditional Welsh music scene. Many of the albums from which these tracks are taken from are available on this site.
Click for further details of Beyond DreamsFrançois-Adrien Boieldieu by Isabelle Perrin (harp) with Christine Pauchet (soprano)
World premier recording of François-Adrien Boieldieu's works with period instruments. This album includes the wonderful Concerto for Harp and Orchestra in C major performed by Isabelle Perrin - single action harp and Le Collège Musical - conducted by Jean-Philippe Navarre. Also features Sonata in G major, Opus 8 No. 2, for solo Harp and Romances for Voice and Harp with Christine Pauchet - soprano.
Click for further details of Beyond DreamsThe Butterfly by Bachué
The final release from Bachué sees Corrina & David joined by percussionist Donald Hay and Colin Steele on trumpet. The Butterfly is a stunning collection of traditional & contemporary tunes & songs.
Click for further detailsThe Call by Stonecraft
The Call consists of 12 tracks 8 of which are original, two Norwegian songs, one Welsh polka, and one Irish reel.  Our music is based around  vocals and the use of stringed instruments including 6 & 12 string guitar, cittern, tenor banjo, bouzouki and bass.
Click for further detailsCarillon by Janet Harbison & The Belfast Harp Orchestra
The Belfast Harp Orchestra's Best Selling Album of contemporarily arranged Irish music, song and dance with a number of original compositions including Carillon (specially composed by JH for Derek Bell in 1992), Earth, Water, Wind and Fire and many unusual arrangements of rare and well-known tunes including an exceptionally popular arrangement of Danny Boy.
Click for further detailsCeltic Myths & Legends by Claire Hamilton
Transport yourself back to ancient times, when the poets of old spoke their poems to the haunting but melodic sound of the Harp. W.B. Yeats said that as a boy he longed to hear poems told in this way. Enter a fantasy world of enchantments and love affairs, of gods and goddesses, of myths and legends of the Celtic tradition. Claire Hamilton is a well - known figure in the Celtic Harp world. She has also written a number of books on Mythology. Accompanied on some tracks by Maggie Fitzsimons and John Hartoch courtesy of the Company of Strangers.
Click for further detailsCerdd Dannau by Gwenan Gibbard
Cerdd dant is essentially the unique and ancient art of singing poetry to harp accompaniment. Its origins date back to the earliest centuries, when the harper would declaim his poetry to his own accompaniment, in praise of his chief or prince. In Wales there has always been a special relationship between music and poetry: there are many references to singing poetry to the accompaniment of the harp in Welsh manuscripts from the middle ages onwards, and this tradition continues to this day.
Click for further detailsA Certain Smile by Bachué
Bachué's much-acclaimed second release, featuring double-bass, saxophone & percussion in addition to the band's trademark sound of harp & piano.
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Chanson by Les P'tits Belges
Traditional French Chanson performed by Les P'tits Belges: Jopie Jonkers - Vocals, Gwen Cresens - Accordion, Rinus Raaijmakers – Bass, Cesar Janssens - Drums, Koen De Cauter – Voice, guitar, soprano sax with guests: Tcha Limberger - Guitar Vilmos Csikos - Bass

Click for further detailsThe Choral Music of David F Golightly by The Soglasie Male Voice Choir
David Golightly's Choral music was the first Western composer's music to become part of Soglasie's repertoire, following the Choir's first meeting with the composer in March 1993. I was greatly interested in his work from the first, particularly as I was familiar with the English style of Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Britten and Tippett. David Golightly's work is indisputably English, but his music also reveals an Englishman with a Russian Soul. Alexander Govorov.
Click for further detailsA Christmas Collection by Janet Harbison & The Irish Harp Orchestra
Another wonderful album from Janet Harbison and the Irish Harp Orchestra, with a selection of Traditional tunes, Irish Traditional tunes and original compositions by Janet Harbison celebrating the Christmas Season. Featuring many current All Ireland Champions on their respective instruments: A festive feast with harp, uilleann pipes, Scottish pipes, fiddles, flutes, whistles, concertinas, mandolins, bodhrans and voice!

Click for further detailsClair de lune sur les eaux du rêve: The music of Jean Chatillon
One of three discs by Quebec composer Jean Chatillon. Comprises of two suites for piano performed by Michel J. Dussault (piano) and Eleven songs from Quebec poets set to music by Jean Chatillon, performed by Marie Daveluy (soprano) and Diane Mauger (piano)

Click for further detailsClarsumbria - Songs and Music of the North by Janet Bennett - Harpist & Singer
This album contains traditional and contemporary music and songs from Northumberland and beyond. It features Janet’s Celtic harp and contains some of her own compositions.
Click for further detailsColmcille by Janet Harbison & The Belfast Harp Orchestra
A Commemoration of St. Columba in Plainsong, Poetry & Harp Music. Composed and directed by Janet Harbison. Featuring the Belfast Harp Orchestra with Mairead Healy (soprano) and St. Killian's Choir.
Click for further detailsCymun by Siân James
I have always had a rather fraught relationship with time, and despite my best efforts, I have to admit that it does, all too often, get the better of me! And so, it is with shock and awe that I realise that it is six years since I last released an album, and it really only feels like yesterday when we were rushing to finish Y Ferch o Bedlam ready for Christmas 2005! They have been busy years, with life offering me many avenues to explore both creatively and emotionally. Thanks to those life experiences, both directly and indirectly, new songs and compositions as well as arrangements of some traditional songs have come into my life. This album is therefore a record of those songs and even though there is’nt a theme as such to the album, what does seem to meander through like a silver thread, is my love of music and its importance in my life.
Click for further detailsDiversions / Clymau Cytgerdd by Osian Ellis
Diversions offers a rare chance to hear the wide range of musical talent of one of Wales’ best-known contemporary harpists. The CD showcases not only the performer and singer but also the arranger and composer. From Traditional folk songs sung in Welsh to Bach's Gavotte en Rondeau, via the Handel Harp Concerto and Osian's own composition Diversions for Two Harps.
Click for further detailsDragons by Triban
Triban is a British trio based in deepest Dyfed (hence the CD’s title no doubt!), comprising harpist Harriet Earis, singer /songwriter/ guitarist Ian Wyn Rowlands and fiddle player Jasper Salmon. Their backgrounds vary: Harriet, though classically-trained, now specialises in the celtic harp, and Jasper was a member of Back To Basics with Clive and Beccy Carroll, whereas Ian, as well as having founded the bands Abenaki and Tra Bo Dau, already performs in a solo capacity. When these three talented individuals come together to form the unique mix that is Triban, they perform both original and traditional material, sensitively and in a flowing, graceful style. David Kidman - The Living Tradition
Click for further detailsMichael Stimpson: Dylan / The Drowning of Capel Celyn by Roderick Williams - Baritone & Sioned Williams - Harp
To commemorate the centenary of the birth of Dylan Thomas, Stone Records has released this new album of works by composer Michael Stimpson, including; the acclaimed song cycle ‘Dylan’ together with a new work for solo harp, ‘The Drowning of Capel Celyn’, composed to mark the 50th anniversary of this tragic event in Welsh History. Two of the finest musicians in the UK, Roderick Williams (baritone) and Sioned Williams (harp), join together to give a superb performance of ‘Dylan’, originally recorded at the Llandudno Festival in North Wales. Both works are published by Creighton's Collection
Click for further detailsEasy Listening by Peter Jagger
Peter Jagger is an excellent songwriter, a fine singer, with an edgy, dark brown voice and a strong guitar player. His influences are numerous and varied and hence his writing style is eclectic. There is a strong influence from the blues, of which he is a very capable performer, on to which are added inventive melodies and thought-provoking lyrics.
Click for further detailsEl Charco by Juan Masondo & Jopie Jonkers
Latin American music performed by Juan Masondo - vocals, guitar, bass & Jopie Jonkers - vocals, harp. With Koen De Cauter - guitar, vocals Alfredo Marcucci - bandoneon (concertina) Rinus Raaijmakers - bass Dick Van Der Harstad - bandoneon (concertina)
Click for further detailsEstren by Sarah Deere-Jones
Sarah's CD of traditional music and songs from Cornwall includes compositions inspired by the landscape. Recordings of the Padstow May Day and Helston Flora Day celebrations are grafted into the pieces. In ‘Penlee Lament‘, a tribute to the lifeboatmen lost on the Solomon Brown, Sarah is joined by the Tintagel Male Voice Choir singing the hymn ‘Eternal Father‘. The CD concludes with ‘By a Woodland Stream‘ a delightful classical piece for Celtic Harp.
Click for further detailsThe Eve of a New Beginning by Evensong
Over the course of her career, it's become clear that Elaine Morgan is a singer songwriter in the classic mode - cutting to the heart of a story with her writing, telling it in her own voice and acting as a catalyst to bring the right folks together to make the rest of the song come truly to life. Folk on Tap Jan - Mar 2003 edition
Click for further detailsFfawd by Julie Murphy and Dylan Fowler
A whole album of the thrilling, clear voice of Julie Murphy is certainly good news. Here she is accompanied by Dylan Fowler, a guitarist of no mean technique, but more importantly of great imagination..... Paul Burgess. The Living Tradition
 
Click for further detailsFiddle, harp & voice by Isobel Mieras & Jim Ferguson
Performing together, these two popular artistes have appeared throughout Scotland and the north of England. at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe - where their concerts have become an annual success, and have broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland. Radio 2 and Classic FM.
CD CoverFranz Poenitz: Songs and Hymns with harp
This is the second volume in a series of Poenitz recordings on Brilliant Classics, following Poenitz's Works for Harp (9179), also performed by Laura Vinciguerra - Includes booklet notes, sung texts and a biography of Franz Poenitz. The booklet notes written by a descendant of Poenitz, Mr Andreas Fischer.
CD CoverFranz Poenitz: Works for harp
This is the first volume in a series of Poenitz recordings on Brilliant Classics performed by Laura Vinciguerra and contains several works receiving their premiere recordings as well as a touching tribute by Alfred Holy (1866-1948) one of his colleagues in the Royal Court Opera in Berlin - a company Poenitz had been a member of for nearly fifty years.
Click here for further details about this albumFrost at Midnight by Catherine & Robert Atkins
Songs of a Christian theme which come under a Celtic or even New Age umbrella. If you like the voice of Eva Cassidy you will love this album.
Click for further detailsGeorge Frideric Handel - Sacred Arias with Harp by Rachel Ann Morgan & Edward Witsenburg
"… Cardiff-born Rachel Ann Morgan is without question one of our major talents … very fine singing, the highly-accomplished playing of Edward Witsenberg and the exceptionally fine recorded sound." Western Mail (UK)
Click here for further details about this albumHappy Birthday by Frost at Midnight
Rob and Catherine Atkins are both from Abertillery in the South Wales valleys. They spent thirteen years in France and many of their songs are about experiences they had there particularly working with the homeless. They are both versatile musicians with experience in many forms of music - classical and rock as well as folk. Joined on this CD by Jonny Quick - vocals, Catherine Handley - flute and John Tribe - harmonica
Click for further detailsOriginal Cast Recording: The Horror! The Horror! Music & Lyrics by Jeffrey Mayhew
A Wilton’s Music Hall and Theatre of the Damned production It’s 1904 and an East-London Music Hall is closed for refurbishment. They’re tearing up the floorboards, bringing down the balcony and digging deep into the mouldering foundations. Upstairs they’re having an open rehearsal for the new season and you’re all invited. They’re trying for something a little different this winter: the comedians have some vicious new material, the magician has pulled something rather nasty out of the hat and they’re getting through chorus girls at one Hell of a rate…
Click here for further detailsIn The Tradition by Huw Chidgey & Catherine Handley
Huw Chidgey and Catherine Handley are two of the rarest talents to emerge on the UK folk scene in a long long time. But you don't need to believe everything you read, .................. just listen.
Click for further detailsInvention & Alchemy (DVD) by Deborah Henson-Conant
With The Grand Rapids Symphony - David Lockington, Conductor.
You are about to take a journey into the mind of Deborah Henson-Conant, a mind where stories meet music, invention meets alchemy and a whole symphony orchestra can transform a Mexican street band into a sultry musical harem in a split second. A collection od musical short stories for voice, electric harp, symphony orchestra ... and your imagination.
Click for further detailsInvention & Alchemy (CD) by Deborah Henson-Conant
With The Grand Rapids Symphony - David Lockington, Conductor.
You are about to take a journey into the mind of Deborah Henson-Conant, a mind where stories meet music, invention meets alchemy and a whole symphony orchestra can transform a Mexican street band into a sultry musical harem in a split second. A collection od musical short stories for voice, electric harp, symphony orchestra ... and your imagination.
Click here for further detailsInvocation by Kate Walsh
Mainly unaccompanied repertoire, with the full spectrum from traditional folk tunes to settings of Japanese haiku (with voice) in a haunting contemporary idiom & two spiritual pieces – Requiem and Mei by Fukushima. Kokopeli by K Hoover as well as "A Minor Sonata" from C.P.E. Bach, and the C Major sonata by J.S. Bach and one of the twelve "Fantasias" by Telemann.
Click for further detailsA Journey by Huw Chidgey & Catherine Handley
Huw Chidgey and Catherine Handley are two of the rarest talents to emerge on the UK folk scene in a long long time. But you don't need to believe everything you read, .................. just listen.
Click for further detailsJust For You - Deborah Henson-Conant
Deborah's first live CD, recorded during her 1994 European tour and is the closest to a "Live DHC" experience you can get at present on disc. Recorded live on tour in Germany, "Just For You" has influences of jazz, latin, flamenco, folk, blues, etc. and a strong vein of comedy in several of the songs which include: Dance with Me, The Phoenix, Under the Bed, Watermelon Boogie, Closer to You, Danger Zone, Baroque Flamenco, The Rain King, Budapest, Just for You. Harp, bass, percussion & voice with Davey Tulloch, percussion & Wolfgang Diekmann, bass.
Click for further detailsKaingk by Bragod
"Medieval and Renaissance Welsh poetry performed in all its glory, may not, on paper, sound like the most enthralling prospect. But believe me, when it's done by the Cardiff-based duo Bragod - it is." Verity Sharp - From an interview in BBC Music Magazine October 2004.
Click for further detailsLa Cause est Amer by Quadrivium
Medieval Love Poems from Japan and the Low Countries - La Cause est Amer (the cause is bitterness / love), but the result is great delicacy and exquisite poetry: don't hesitate to treat yourself to an hour of courtly love in the company of ensemble Quadrivium. (P. Boquet, Chairwoman of Societe Francaise de Luth in Le Joueur de Luth, June 09)
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Le Chemin des Tsiganes (The Gypsy Way) by Lavotta
Traditional Gypsy Jazz music performed by Lavotta - Bango Ernö: cymbalon, guitar, Kekenj Zoli: bass, balalaika, Eddy Claeys: accordion, Edeli Pitioz: piano, Koen De Cauter: soprano sax, guitar, vocals, Sergey Glukarev: vocals Christos Michos: vocals, Jopie Jonkers: vocals

Click for further detailsLady of the Lake music by Thomas Hewitt Jones
“How refreshing to discover a living composer who dares to write music that possesses both splendid melody and well-crafted conventional harmony ..” MUSO magazine ‘Lady of the Lake’ is Thomas’ second album, following the successful release of ‘Under Milk Wood’ at the end of 2009 “Characterful and beautiful – almost too beautiful” – Classical Music Magazine, February 2010 ****
Click here for further detailsLeverage by The Duplets
"Leverage alludes to the power that every artist has; to have their voice heard amongst the crowd. Formed within beauty or mystique an artist can tell a story or air a view. We take inspiration from Burns’ socialist words in “A Man’s a man for a’ That”, a tough message to deliver, but here, Burns is far from crude." The Duplets
Click here for further detailsLinnaea by Lise & Susan Enochsson
Music has been heard in St. Nicolai Church for more than 700 years, yet I ask myself; has anything as enrapturing as these harp strings and this singing voice been heard here before? Pity those who had to miss the bliss of Susan and Lise's fantastic concert. By C. Tärnudd, journalist for Sydöstran newspaper, Sölvesborg January 18, 2005
Click for further detailsLive in Scotland by The Unusual Suspects
It's big, bold, brassy, and adventurous... This whirlwind of sound takes Scottish music to unimagined heights! Is this the best live folk orchestra Scotland ever saw? What a statement [The Unusual Suspects] make with this album!THE LIVING TRADITION
CD CoverThe Marshall Plan: The Poetry of Grantly Marshall set to Music by John Kenny
I had known Grantly Marshall for many years as a dynamic and imaginative theatre producer before I discovered his alter ego as a poet. Until 1999 I would have described him as an adventurous entrepreneur with a passion for theatre, repeatedly taking hair raising risks to market contemporary music theatre at an international level. His enduring success in this notoriously cut-throat world betokens a gambler’s iron nerve coupled with the hardest of hard business noses - so when I received a volume of Grantly’s poems just in time for Christmas 1999, I was genuinely surprised: here was an entirely new and unsuspected side of a friend that I thought I knew reasonably well – and yet it suddenly explained so much that I had observed yet not fathomed, in particular his attitudes to creativity, and to his own native America. I have received a new volume in my Christmas post every year since, and it didn’t take long for Grantly and I to fall to talking about the relationship of music and poetry. This album is the fruit of those discussions. John Kenny
Click for further detailsMary O'Hara Sings
The 24 tracks on this compilation CD contain a number of songs that are particularly meaningful to Mary O’Hara - a collection of songs to inspire optimism and the celebration of life and love. Hear for yourself the delightful songs, all digitally remastered to bring you Mary O’Hara in person.
Click for further detailsA Medieval Christmas by Minstrels Gallery
A medieval winter was a cold, dark time and music played an important part in the the winter festive celebrations. When the Christian church "hijacked" the pagan winter festivities it brought into being a whole range of new music - some reflective and some out rightly joyous.
Click for further detailsA Medieval Mix by Minstrels Gallery
Dance tunes and songs representing some of the sounds that may have been heard across Medieval Europe performed on authentic period instruments
Click for further detailsMessyah by Queldryk Chamber Choir Solaris String Quartet
A live concert recording of Paul Ayres's amazing re-working of Handel's Messiah - fresh, invigorating, thought-provoking and entertaining. Early Music Today magazine praises "the excellent Queldryk Chamber Choir" and its "ravishing choral support".
Click for further details Music of my Heart - Folksongs with Harp by Rachel Ann Morgan
… she brings a very special combination of cultural inheritance and cultivated skills to this lovely program of songs … to accomplished harping she adds a steady, even, impeccably tuned voice … Highly recommended, especially to the weary of heart. Fanfare
Click here for further detailsMusic of the Fuchsia
An introduction to voice and piano duo 'Music of the Fuchsia' and fabulously re-interpreted Baroque music.
Click for further details of Beyond DreamsMy Favourite Place by Corrina Hewat
"[Hewat's] breadth of experience and style finds marvellously concentrated yet spacious expression on My Favourite Place... tracks range from a bold, spiky updating of Sheath And Knife to an understated take on the jazz standard When I Dream. Brilliantly wayward... beautifully wrought..." THE SUNDAY HERALD
Click for further details of Beyond DreamsMy Heart's in the Highlands by Deirdre Campbell-Shaw
Deirdre Campbell-Shaw sings and plays traditional music from Scotland, Ireland, Wales and Brittany “Deirdre Campbell-Shaw is a singer-songwriter blessed with an exceptionally rare combination of talents. She is a soprano with the voice of an angel and a harper who creates the kind of music one expects to hear in heaven …” Fiona MacGillivray (Scots, No. 35. 2007)
Click for further details Naked Music - Deborah Henson-Conant
NAKED MUSIC is Deborah's 1994 recording for solo harp and voice, showing various from classical to flamenco, including some blues and Celtic influence. The songs include solo versions of - Love is on Your Side, Nataliana, Baroque Flamenco, Danger Zone, Home in Your Arms Again, Johnny Ramsay, New Blues, Dance with Me, All Through the Night and Closer to You.
Click for further details of Beyond DreamsNo More Wings by The Rachel Hair Trio
On her previous album, the songs were in Gaelic. Now they are in English and Butterworth's delivery coupled with her driving guitar style suggests a more mainstream popular approach. What shines through as ever is Hair's sparkling and brilliant harp playing. There are some wonderful instrumental sets. A couple of Swedish tunes romp along joyfully, with Fraser Fifield on soprano sax moving everything up a notch." Taplas, Delyth Jenkins
Click for further details of Beyond DreamsNotes of Noy, Notes of Joy by The Rowallan Consort
This venture into Scottish early music is a first for Temple Records - the label known mainly for its emphasis on traditional Scottish music. It is also the recording debut for The Rowallan Consort. Formed in 1994 by Robert Phillips and William Taylor, they uniquely combine the sound of the lute and the wire-strung harp (clarsach) to beautiful effect. With guest singers Mhairi Lawson and Paul Rendall, they have researched and perform songs and music dating from 1400-1700.
Click here for further detailsOrpheus with his lute by Rachel Ann Morgan (mezzo-soprano & harp) & Edward Witsenburg (harp)
Music for Voice and Harps inspired by the Greek legend of Orpheus - not only of the tragic love story of Orpheus and Euridice but also of Orpheus' art of song which could subdue the whole of Nature.
Click for further informationThe Perfect Blend
The harp and voice of Isobel Mieras. After a lifetime of playing, teaching and performing, this recording contains some of my favourite music and great deal of self indulgence, including tunes for all of my four grandchildren. Thanks to my friend and colleague, Jim Ferguson for the fiddle tracks and to all my students from whom I have learned so much!
Click for further detailsPriodi by Sild
They thus play traditional songs and tunes of both Estonia and Wales, and also throw in an original composition or two. And they play them very well, with integrity, although some might find the instrumental sound a bit stark and raw. Not me. And I also like the vocals from Sille. A woman who seems like she would resolutely forbid any record company attempts to commercialise her voice. She has a voice of some character. Dai Woosnam, The Living Tradition
Click for further informationPop Harp by Rossitza Milevska
The harp as you would never have imagined it, a modern and magical instrument, the perfect foil for the voice of harpist Rossitza Milevska. The CD is mainly of Rossitza's own songs or collaborations but also includes a lovely cover version of Beverly Craven's hit song Promise Me.
Click for further informationPur by Siân James
The performances captured here are very powerful and are evidence of Siân's experience and understanding of traditional songs. Apart from track 4 and track 10, all the songs are traditional. They are songs that Siân is very familiar with and as is evident from the performances, songs that are close to her heart. The title for the album came quite early in the recording stage. The original idea was to create an album which was to be pure in the sense that there were to be no other instruments added to the original sound of harp and voice. And also pure in the fact that the songs are rendered in a thoroughly native Welsh style. This is the sound that Siân produces in her live solo performances. This is a very atmospheric album, with plenty of fuel for the imagination as old truths are carried perfectly to the listener on time tested melodies. As the sentence written on the back cover of the album reads, "The spellbinding harp and voice of Siân James perfectly define Celtic emotions in this collection of beautiful traditional songs".
Click for further details of Beyond DreamsThe Quiet Tradition by Alison Kinnaird and Christine Primrose
Alison Kinnaird and Christine Primrose are already well-known as outstanding solo performers in their respective fields of traditional Gaelic song and Scottish harp. Christines beautiful voice with its effortless traditional style is accompanied by Alisons sensitive harp playing in a way which does not detract from the character of the singing, but supports it and adds an extra dimension to the music. Their repertoire includes love songs, laments and descriptive pieces, as well as lively dance music.
Click for further detailsRomantic Moments by Janet Bennett - Harpist & Singer
This has something for everyone. It is again a mixture of classical and popular music and songs - suitable for weddings and as background music.
Click for further detailsThe Rough Edge by Peter Jagger
Peter Jagger is an excellent songwriter, a fine singer, with an edgy, dark brown voice and a strong guitar player. His influences are numerous and varied and hence his writing style is eclectic. There is a strong influence from the blues, of which he is a very capable performer, on to which are added inventive melodies and thought-provoking lyrics.
Click for further detailsSidan Glas by Gwenan Gibbard
Sidan Glas (Blue Silk) displays the whole range of Gwenan Gibbard's talents, as harpist and singer, as composer and arranger, and in Maartin Allcock she has found a kindred spirit who compliments her with great skill. They are joined by other renowned instrumentalists and the result is a great tapestry of diverse musical influences which yet remains true to the Welsh folk music tradition.
Click for further detailsSilhouette by The Dunedin Consort
Music for six voices, composed by Corrina Hewat and Performed by The Dunedin Consort was commissioned by An Tobar, The Tobermory Arts Centre, in the Island of Mull for a special outdoor performance, using the old Fishermens' Pier in the centre of Tobermory as the stage. The piece is in four sections, featuring six voices and incorporating words and poems from EE Cummings and Judith Jardine.Feisty Besoms are a group of women who, for the love of singing, and with vast amounts of different, musical backgrounds put together a powerhouse of harmonies and hard-hitting choice songs.
Click for further detailsSilken Shoes Songs with Harp Rachel Ann Morgan
… beautifully interpreted, lovely in atmosphere and tone … fresh, fine accompaniment … a compliment for the Etcetera label which has issued this CD with taste and care. Netherlands Harp Bulletin
Click here for further detailsShine on by Elaine Morgan
"Shine On" contains twelve tracks where Elaine's delivery, always distinctive and strong, are equalled by her obvious strengths as a songwriter of sophistication and considerable worth. It's all here - the music that Elaine has been singing and playing all her life - and were deeply fortunate she's here to lay it down for us. The album presents an inspired and inspiring journey which is both emotive, vibrant and arresting. Folk on Tap Jan - Mar 2003 edition.
Click for further detailsThe Sky Didn't Fall by Kathryn Tickell and Corrina Hewat
Northumbrian piper and fiddler Kathryn Tickell, awarded BBC Radio 2's 2005 Folk Musician of the Year, in a duo with harpist Corrina Hewat, one of the most distinctive, original and versatile artists on the contemporary Scottish scene. Two excellent musicians and a CD which compliments the talents of both. Great playing and singing.
Click here for further detailsSoirbheas by Sarah Deere-Jones
Traditional and original Celtic harp pieces along with the magical sound of the Aeolian harp, recorded at various ancient sites throughout Celtic Britain and Ireland. Sarah Deere-Jones, one of England's finest Celtic harp players, has blended these two instruments, with her own improvisations and the sounds of nature. 'Absolutely magnificent' - John Shaw
Click for further detailsSongs of Freedom by Côr Cochion Caerdydd
The 21 tracks represent a musical history of the Spanish Civil War, and Wales' part in the fight against fascism. It includes Brecht and Eisler songs of the 30''s, songs sung by the International Brigades in Spain, and modern tributes including Christy Moore's Viva la Quince Brigada, Ewan MacColl's Jamie Foyers and Tudur Huws Jones' Sbaen 1936.
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Standing Wave by Wendy Stewart
This third solo CD from Wendy Stewart and her first post-Ceolbeg explores the resonances, layers and quiet energy of the traditional harp music she has played, composed, arranged and taught for over 30 years. This collection of unashamedly harp-focused tracks is strongly influenced by the landscape of South West Scotland where she now lives, by the natural rhythms of this environment and by family and friends.
Click here for further detailsStrange New Lands by Nadia Birkenstock
"This musician is more than an accomplished master of the celtic harp, she is also an expert in uplifting your spirits in a musical way. In short: Very relaxed, very atmospheric, very recommendable." C.Ruf, Dresdener Zeitung (Germany)
Click for further detailsThe Best of Côr Cochion by Côr Cochion Caerdydd
A selection of the best tracks from Côr Cochion's (Cardiff Reds Choir) 6 cassettes. It includes songs from the struggle against Apartheid, in solidarity with Latin America, and for trade union rights, notably the Miners' Strike of 1984-5 from which the first selection comes.
Click for further detailsThe Harp of King David by Dominique Piana with Gregory Yaroslow (tenor)
The Harp of King David, Songs of longing and hope, evolved from a concert programme envisioned as a poetic re-creation of a vibrant culture suspended in time by historical events, alining itself behind the legendary figure of King David.
Click for further informationThe Wagon of Life by Mark Rowlinson (baritone) and Peter Lawson (piano)
Songs of Nature, Life and Love in Time and Place. Produced by NWCA (North West Composers' Association) in 2003 to mark the centenary of Thomas Pitfield's birth this disc features songs by Thomas Pitfield, Stuart Scott, Geoffrey Kimpton, Joanna Treasure, John R Williamson, Stephen Wilkinson, Philip Wood, Sasha Johnson Manning, Kevin George Brown, David Golightly and David Forshaw.
Click for further detailsThere Is No Rose by Lammas (Sarah Deere-Jones & Phil Williams)
A magical selection of medieval music for harp, voice and other instuments with a mid-winter theme, haunting English medieval songs for voice and harp such as ‘There is no rose‘ and ‘Song of the nuns of Chester‘ are mixed with lively ‘Estampies‘ and ‘Saltarellos‘ from the era and new arrangements of favourite ancient carols such as Puer Nobis, In Dulci Jubilo and Coventry Carol - featuring wire-strung and gothic harps, Gemshorn, hammered duclimer, Hurdy-Gurdy, Recorders, Saz, Bagpipes, and percussion.
Click for further detailsThis son so young by Liesl Odenweller (Soprano) with Rebecca Flannery (harp) and John Rose (organ)
"There is much to appreciate in this recorded performance, especially the obvious sensitivity of the three artists, Odenweller's pretty soprano and the equal prominence given the harp and organ. Not easy with such a tonally differing duo."-- The New Mexican, Santa Fe
Click here for further detailsTide of Change by Irene Watt
Irene's singing career literally began at her father's knee, with her earliest stage the family drinking table. Since then, she has continued to captivate audiences with her warm, melodic voice and sparkling personality. When she first encountered the harp, a mere three years ago, a perfect partnership was forged. In recent years, Irene has become a regular on the traditional and folk music scene, where her lively and moving performances have won her many awards, and just as many fans.
Click here for further detailsTiming Her by Sarah Deere-Jones
English acoustic music at its best featuring Sarah Deere-Jones on harp, Phil Williams on Cittern and smallpipes with Steve Potter on violin. A collection of dazzling instrumentals, lively dance tunes and Sarah's new 'folksong' settings of some of the poems by Thomas Hardy. 'Hauntingly beautiful' - Hardy Society
Click for further detailsA Touch of Class by Janet Bennett - Harpist & Singer
This CD contains a mixture of classical, popular and traditional music and songs, a guest flautist and even some jazz! It is perfect for background music and weddings.
Click here for further detailsTree of Strings by The Duplets
With two Scottish harps intertwined, The Duplets are hailed as “leading lights of Scottish music”. Gillian Fleetwood and Fraya Thomsen “sing and play old and new music with imagination.”– Norman Chalmers. In the title track on their debut album ‘Tree of Strings’ they “entrance with their poise and beauty.”- Delyth Jenkins.
Click for further detailsTrio ArpaCantabile Christin Mollnar - Soprano, Elisabeth Neuhäusler - Mezzosoprano & Silke Aichhorn - Harp
Two singers and a harp - while today this may seem a rare instrumentation it was a popular format in the eighteen hundreds, especially in Italy and there is an abundance of repertoire, a small selection of which is reproduced on this recording.

Click here for further detailsThe Triumph of Time - Part I - Jane Leslie MacKenzie (soprano), Michael Bochmann (violin), David Watkins (harp)
Part 1 of 2. These two CDs contain songs and arias which embrace all aspects of love - or even the lack of it, as in Byron’s chill words ‘To the Moon’ (An den mond) and set for harp accompaniment by Schumann. “True genius does not make sense without a heart. Neither the highest intelligence, nor imagination, or even both together make a genius. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, THAT is the Spirit of Genius.” - Mozart

Click here for further detailsThe Triumph of Time - Part II - Jane Leslie MacKenzie (soprano), Michael Bochmann (violin), David Watkins (harp)
Part 2 of 2. These two CDs contain songs and arias which embrace all aspects of love - or even the lack of it, as in Byron’s chill words ‘To the Moon’ (An den mond) and set for harp accompaniment by Schumann. “True genius does not make sense without a heart. Neither the highest intelligence, nor imagination, or even both together make a genius. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, THAT is the Spirit of Genius.” - Mozart
Click for further informationTravels with My Harp Volume 2 DVD by Mary O'Hara
One’s interpretation of songs evolves over time and likewise the accompaniments. My recordings of the songs in Travels With My Harp V2 were made at different times, sometimes part of live performances, and what is on the various recordings may not always in every detail accord exactly with what appears on paper in the scores.
Click for further detailsTrevithick's Train
A musical celebrating the world's first steam train journey on rails. Contains English, Welsh and Instrumental versions of the work so that the music can be used to form a, do-it-yourself musical. Ideal for School and youth groups. “A brilliant idea, simple in its musicality; full of colour and fun. This is the first time that I have come across an educational idea of its kind” Dr. Meredydd Ifans
Click for further detailsA Tudor Christmas by Minstrels Gallery
A seasonal saunter through the Golden Age of Tudor Music. Christmas with the Tudors was a time of elaborate pageants, masques, miracle plays, tournaments, banquets and dancing, and it was the duty of the ‘Master of the Revels’ to oversee these entertainments.
Click for further detailsWest over the Sea by Gentle Songs & Slow Ayres
West over the sea takes us to a zone where time stands still - archaic stringed instruments and voice with harper Helen Davies on Celtic harp and singer Agnethe Christensen on Baltic cittern. The timeless beauty of texts and music with roots in the mists of the Scandinavian heritage.
Click here for further detailsWhen first we met by Jacqueline Fox and Raymond Burley
Originally released in 1987 on cassette only, the recording features songs and guitar solos by John Duarte and Gershwin (arranged by Duarte). Duarte said of it: 'These performances of my music are the kind that every composer hopes for but rarely has the good fortune to hear. I can't speak for George Gershwin but I'm sure he would have joined in the chorus of approval'.
Click here for further detailsY Ferch o Bedlam by Siân James
"The last two years have been invaluable for me in my quest to learn from life's experiences. The songs I sing on this album deal with all the trials and tribulations of life; love and heartbreak, sickness and happiness, birth and death. These songs are a true reflection of our lives on this earth."
Click here for further detailsY Gwenith Gwynnaf by Gwenan Gibbard
Y Gwenith Gwynnaf - the whitest wheat is Gwenan’s debut album with Sain and features a selection of her arrangements of Traditional Welsh music. Gwennan performs on both a Camac Aziliz lever harp and a Bryan Blackmore Triple Harp. On some tracks there are guest appearances from Maartin Allcock - guitar, bass and bouzar, Huw Roberts / Stephen Rees - fiddle, Dafydd Roberts - flute and whistle and Deian Elfryn - percussion.

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