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Elizabeth Hainen harp
David DePeters vibraphone (7, 13, 16)

Philadelphia Orchestra Solo Harpist Elizabeth Hainen paints a varied and innovative portrait of private moments
 in this ode to the pleasures of home. The programme features favourite pieces from those enjoyable hours spent playing her instrument alone or in partnership with her percussionist husband – a collection of cherished gems alongside 
new creations including a world-premiere arrangement of Sting’s ‘St. Agnes and the Burning Train’.


George Frideric Handel (1685–1759)
Concerto in B flat, Op.4 No.6 HWV 294
1. III. Allegro moderato (4.28)

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683–1764)
Suite in G major/minor RCT 6
2. VIII. L’Égyptienne (3.28)

François Couperin (1668–1733)
Ordre 6ème de clavecin in B flat
3. V. Les Barricades mystérieuses (2.43)
Ordre 18ème in F
4. VI. Le Tic-toc-choc, ou les Maillotins (2.05)

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Well-Tempered Clavier Book I
Prelude in C minor BWV 847 (2.09)
5. Prelude in C major BWV 846 (1.40)

Philip Glass (b.1937)
7. Metamorphosis 2 (7.38)

Johann Sebastian Bach
Klavierbüchlein für Wilhelm Friedemann Bach
8. IV. Prelude in D minor BWV 926 (1.07)

Johann Sebastian Bach
arr. Camille Saint-Saëns for solo harp
Violin Sonata No.5 BWV 1018
9. I. Largo (3.23)

Daryl Sherman (b.1949)
arr. Eleanor Fell for solo harp
10. Cycling Along with You (1.59)

Claude Debussy (1862–1918)
Préludes Book I
11. No.8: The Maid with the Flaxen Hair (2.35)
(La Fille aux cheveux de lin)

Johann Sebastian Bach
arr. Henriette Renié for solo harp
Partita No.5 in G BWV 829
12. I. Praeambulum (2.47)

Sting (b.1951)
arr. David DePeters for vibraphone and harp
13. St. Agnes and the Burning Train (2.42)

Marcel Grandjany (1891–1975)
14. The Colorado Trail Op.28 Fantaisie for harp (5.23)

arr. Zhe-Zhi Xie for solo harp
15. Amid Flowers, Beside the River, Under a Spring Moon (6.22)

Claude Debussy
arr. David DePeters for vibraphone and harp
Suite bergamasque
16.III. Clair de lune (4.57)

Total time: 55.31

Recorded 12–14 June 2015, Gould Rehearsal Hall, Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia Producer & Recording engineer: Da-Hong Seeto