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Milot V / Chamber Music for Harp

Audio Samples

>Tailleferre, Germaine : Sonata for harp, W. 114
>Hersant, Philippe : Choral for cello & harp
>Schafer, R. Murray : Wild Bird, for violin & harp
>Ravel, Maurice : Sonatine for Piano
>Francaix, Jean [Composer] : Quintet for flute, violin, viola, cello & harp no 2

Album Summary

>Tailleferre, Germaine : Sonata for harp, W. 114
>Hersant, Philippe : Choral for cello & harp
>Schafer, R. Murray : Wild Bird, for violin & harp
>Ravel, Maurice : Sonatine for Piano
>Francaix, Jean [Composer] : Quintet for flute, violin, viola, cello & harp no 2
Performers Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Young Québec harpist Valérie Milot, described as "very refined" artist (La Presse, Montréal) has an impeccable technique and is such a colorful and powerful musician that she challenges all the clichés about her instrument. Alone or in the company of other instruments, the harp's unique sonority can evoke either the wind blowing or the heart beating. This recording takes the listener through the 20th century, building in intensity as it reveals the harp's many facets, whether in a solo, accompaniment or chamber music setting.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Church of Saint-Augustin de Mirabel (10/2010).



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Works Details

>Tailleferre, Germaine : Sonata for harp, W. 114
  • Performer: Valerie Milot (Harp)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1953

>Hersant, Philippe : Choral for cello & harp
  • Performers: Valerie Milot (Harp); Raphael Dube (Cello)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Schafer, R. Murray : Wild Bird, for violin & harp
  • Performers: Antoine Bareil (Violin); Valerie Milot (Harp)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Ravel, Maurice : Sonatine for Piano
  • Performers: Valerie Milot (Harp); Jocelyne Roy (Flute); François Vallières (Viola)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1903-1905

>Jean Françaix (Composer) (1912 - 1997) : Quintet for flute, violin, viola, cello & harp no 2
  • Performers: François Vallières (Viola); Raphael Dube (Cello); Antoine Bareil (Violin); Valerie Milot (Harp); Jocelyne Roy (Flute)
  • Running Time: 16 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1989