This is dedicated to the remarkable Russian harpist Tatiana Tower who became a musical legend of Leningrad. Born in Moscow in 1945 she started playing harp at the age of four on the advice of her aunt, soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre. She studied at the Gnessin College, and at the Moscow Conservatory. In 1969 she won the first International Harp Competition in Hartford, USA, and became a prize winner of international music festivas of Latin America. In 1968, Tatiana Tower's life took a momentous turn - she became soloist of the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra headed by Evgeny Mravinsky
This is dedicated to the remarkable Russian harpist Tatiana Tower who became a musical legend of Leningrad. Born in Moscow in 1945 she started playing harp at the age of four on the advice of her aunt, soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre. She studied at the Gnessin College, and at the Moscow Conservatory. In 1969 she won the first International Harp Competition in Hartford, USA, and became a prize winner of international music festivas of Latin America. In 1968, Tatiana Tower's life took a momentous turn - she became soloist of the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra headed by Evgeny Mravinsky
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Format: CD
Label: NRHN
Rel. Date: 02/26/2021
UPC: 5055354481406

Leningrad Harp & Concertos Tatiana Tower, Harp
Artist: Tatiana Tower
Format: CD
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1. Valery Kikta (b. 1941): Frescoes of St. Sophia of Kiev (Harp Concerto), Op.50 (1972) ;
2. Ornament I
3. The Beast Attacks the Horseman
4. Ornament II
5. Group Portrait of Yaroslav the Wise's Daughters
6. St. Michael's Aisle
7. Mummers Wrestling
8. Musician. Wandering Clowns
9. Ornament III
10. Fantasy on Tchaikovsky's opera Queen of Spades (1982) 1
11. Alberto Ginastera (1916-83): Harp Concerto, Op.25 (1956) ;Allegro 1
12. Molto Moderato 1
13. Liberamento capriccioso 1
14. Claude Debussy (1862-1918); Danse Sacrée et Danse Profane for harp ; strings (1904) 1
15. Ekaterina Walter-Kühne (1870-1930); Fantasy on Tchaikovsky's opera Eugene Onegin 1
16. Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-93);On the Troika (from The Seasons), arr. Xenia Erdely

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This is dedicated to the remarkable Russian harpist Tatiana Tower who became a musical legend of Leningrad. Born in Moscow in 1945 she started playing harp at the age of four on the advice of her aunt, soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre. She studied at the Gnessin College, and at the Moscow Conservatory. In 1969 she won the first International Harp Competition in Hartford, USA, and became a prize winner of international music festivas of Latin America. In 1968, Tatiana Tower's life took a momentous turn - she became soloist of the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra headed by Evgeny Mravinsky