#50 Modern Harp

Long a masterful purveyor of glissandi, harmonics, and heavenly arpeggios, the harp has leapt into the modern era with a plethora of dynamic new compositions. We’ll sample a few this week to see just how far the instrument has come since the days of Wagner and Tchaikovsky.

Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Jesse McQuarters

Claude Debussy – Trio for flute, viola, and harp, Debussy Trio

Toru Takemitsu – And then I knew ’twas wind
Aurèle Nicolet (flute), Nobuko Imai (viola), Naoko Yoshino (harp)

Angelica Negron – Drawings for Meyoko
Janus Trio

Luciano Berio – Sequenza II
Frederique Cambreling (harp)Purchase

Hans Werner Henze – Carillon, Recitatif, and Masque
Noble Fowl Trio

Mischa Zupko – Despedida, Jule Ann Smith

Stephen Andrew Taylor – Unfurl, Duo Scorpio

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