Thomas Ades: The Origin Of The Harp (Score)

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Catalogue No: 0571518117
Composer: Thomas Ades
Format: Sheet Music | Score
This piece takes its title from a painting by Daniel Maclise (1806-1870) in the Manchester City Art Gallery. Its subject is the mock Celtic Legend of a water nymph who falls for a mortal and struggles hopelessly to leave her element and join him on land. The Gods, taking pity on her failure, intervene and turn her into a harp, transforming her weeping into a gentle music of wind through strings.
ISBN: 9780571518111
Published on: 18 February 1999
No of pages: 60
Length: 9
Language: English
Publisher: Faber Music
 
     

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