Long a masterful purveyor of glissandi, harmonics, and heavenly arpeggios, the harp has leapt into the modern era with a plethora of dynamic new compositions. We’ll sample a few this week to see just how far the instrument has come since the days of Wagner and Tchaikovsky.
Claude Debussy – Trio for flute, viola, and harp Debussy Trio
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