UM1471 The Yolanda Kondonassis Collection

Cover image The Yolanda Kondonassis Collection
Transcriptions, Arrangements and Original Works for Harp
Yolanda Kondonassis
Contents: See Contents panel below
Instrumentation: Pedal Harp
Level: Advanced
Format: 9" x 12" score
ISBN: 9780825856365
Publisher: Carl Fischer
Edition/Year: 2004
Origin: USA
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The Yolanda Kondonassis Collection
Yolanda Kondonassis

A collection of over thirty harp solos, this book features Kondonassis’ most popular transcriptions and compositions, including those found on her many critically acclaimed recordings. Highlights of the collection include Liquid Shadows, an original composition by Kondonassis, a comprehensive assortment of works by Claude Debussy, her arrangements of Puccini’s Quando men vo from La Boheme, and the Chinese folksong, Small River Flowing. This volume offers the reader a wide variety of selections from Bach, Handel, Telemann, Scarlatti, and Vivaldi, to Chopin, Mendelssohn, Sibelius, Puccini, Satie, Faure, Debussy, and Respighi. Complete with editorial markings and extensive performer’s notes. With a reputation as one of the preeminent harpists and transcribers, Kondonnasis shares the wealth of her artistic gifts in this volume that is essential to every harpist’s library.


Tunes transcribed by Yolanda Kondonassis

The Baroque Masters

Arioso (Sinfonia from Cantata No. 156) by J.S. Bach
Prelude No. 1 in C Major (from the Well-Tempered Clavier, Bk. I) by J.S. Bach
Prelude No. 17 in A-flat Major (from the Well-Tempered Clavier, Bk II) by J.S. Bach
Passacaglia (from Suite No. 7) by G.F. Handel
Sarabande (from Suite No. 4) by G.F. Handel
Sonata in A Major, K. 300 (Andante) by Dominico Scarlatti
Sonata in A Major, K. 208 (Andante e cantabile) by Dominico Scarlatti
Sonata in B Minor, K. 27 (Allegro) by Dominico Scarlatti
Fantasia No. 2 in D Major by G.P. Telemann
Largo from The Four Seasons, L’Inverno (Winter) by Antonio Vivaldi

The Romantics

Prelude in A Major, Op. 28, No 7 by Frederic Chopin
Prelude in C Minor, Op. 28, No 20 by Frederic Chopin
Prelude in E Minor, Op. 28, No 4 by Frederic Chopin
Meditation (from Songs without Words, Op. 67, No.1) by Felix Mendelssohn
Berceuse (from Pensees lyriques, Op. 40) by Jean Sibelius
Chanson sans paroles (from Pensees lyriques, Op. 40) by Jean Sibelius
Quando men vo (Musetta’s Waltz) (from the opera, La Boheme) by Giacomo Puccini

The Impressionists

En Bateau (from Petite Suite) by Claude Debussy
Valse romantique by Claude Debussy
Clair de lune (No. 3 from Suite Bergamasque) by Claude Debussy
Reverie by Claude Debussy
Sarabande (from Pour le piano) by Claude Debussy
The Little Shepherd (No. 5 from Children’s Corner Suite) by Claude Debussy
Apres un reve, Op. 7, No. 1 by Gabriel Faure
Gymnopedie No. 1 (from Trois Gymnopedies) by Erik Satie
Gnossienne No. 1 by Erik Satie
Gnossienne No. 2 by Erik Satie
Gnossienne No. 3 by Erik Satie

The 20th Century

Notturno (from Six Pieces) by Ottorino Respighi
Small River Flowing (Chinese Folk Song) Version for Solo Harp
Small River Flowing (Chinese Folk Song) Optional Harp II Version
Liquid Shadows by Yolanda Kondonassis

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