ELIAS PARISH-ALVARS (1808-1849): Works for Solo Harp - Introduction and Variations on Favorite Airs from Bellini’s “Norma”, Op. 36, Fantasia on Themes from “I Montecchi” and “Semiramide”, Op. posth., Ricordanze from “La sonnambula”, Op. 46, Grande Fantasia dedicated to Thalberg, Op. 35.
Catalogue Number: 07X029
Description: Parish Alvars’ fantasias and refined elaborations on themes by Bellini and other composers explore every aspect of the harp’s technical and expressive qualities, from spectacular virtuosity to evocative and transparent effects that were revolutionary in their time. Paola Perrucci (harp).