Harps Afire

Harps Afire is a harp duo consisting of Alison Simpson and Virginia Flanagan. The duo performed frequently while Virginia lived in Pennsylvania. They produced an exciting CD containing a selection of their harp music

  • Prelude in C, Sergei Prokofieff, Sample
  • Fire Dance, David Watkins, Sample
  • Berceuse, Gabriel Faure, Sample
  • Concertino in an Old Style for Two Harps, Maciej Malecki
  • Allegro moderato, Sample
  • Andante, Sample
  • Presto, con grazia, Sample
  • Reverie, Claude Debussy, Sample
  • Maleguena, Ernesto Lecuona, Sample
  • Triptic Dance, Pierre Beauchant, Sample
  • Polka in C, Jacques Press, Sample
  • Tango, Carlos Salzedo, Sample
  • Rumba, Carols Salzedo, Sample

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“The two harpists faced each other, with their sides to the audience, when they played a Ravel duo, and the spectators got a full view of the digital gymnastics that constitute one of the special attractions of a harp concert” – Philadelphia Broad Street Review

Harp Ornaments

Harp Ornaments was recorded by various harpists from the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Harp Society. Listen to the holiday sound of superb Philadelphia harpists as the play their way into your hearts and homes with their wonderful music. The disk includes easy listening, familiar tunes, and new presentations. Virginia performs solo on “Short Fantasies on a Noel Provencal, Neopolitan Carol, Basque Carol”, and with Alison Simpson on “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring”. The full list of tracks follows:

  • Ding Dong Merrily on High
  • Snow
  • Short Fantasies on a Noel Provencal, Neopolitan Carol, Basque Carol
  • In the Bleak Midwinter
  • Concert Variations on Adeste Fideles
  • Joseph
  • Lullaby for the Lord
  • Irish Lullaby
  • Carol of the Bells
  • Snowfall
  • Jesse’s Carol
  • Sheep Under the Snow/Da Day Dawn
  • Greensleeves
  • All Through the Night
  • Still, Still, Still
  • Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring

Proceeds will benefit the Philadelphia Chapter of the AHS and the Salvation Army.

The CD can be purchased directly from Virginia. Just send a check for $20 to 46 Head Tide Rd, Alna ME 04535.