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Orchestra of the Swan: French Music for Harp & Ensemble

Debussy – Danse sacrée et danse profane
Ravel – Pavanne pour une infante défunte (arr Le Page)
Debussy – The Girl with the Flaxen Hair (arr Le Page)
Ravel – Le tombeau de Couperin (arr Le Page)
Saint-Saëns – Fantaisie for Violin & Harp
Saint-Saëns – The Swan
Satie – Gymnopédies no. 1
Debussy – Deux Arabesques (arr Kenneth Hesketh)
Ravel – Introduction & Allegro

David Le Page – violin/director
Eleanor Turner – harp

Although its ‘secular’ half is tinged with a Spanish zing, there is little doubt that Debussy was influenced by Satie’s most famous composition for the ‘sacred’ portion of his ravishing work – commissioned for a clever new type of harp (which never took off).
Concert 7.30pm
Pre concert talk 6.45pm
Number 8, High Street, Pershore, Worcestershire WR10 1BG
Fri 12 Apr 2019
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