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Kelly, Frances (harp)

Frances Kelly (harp)

Frances Kelly began playing the harp as a junior exhibitioner at The Royal College of Music, London, then read music at Cambridge University. She subsequently furthered her modern harp studies with the renowned Dutch harpist and teacher, Phia Berghout.

Frances is well known as a chamber musician and soloist, and her interests encompass music from the Middle Ages to the present day. For many years she was involved with contemporary music but, since discovering Monteverdi, she has been increasingly drawn towards early music and the exploration of early harps, their repertoire and, in particular, to the use of the harp as a continuo instrument. She is now a leading exponent of early harps and has performed, broadcast and recorded with many leading early music ensembles including The Gabrieli Consort and Players, The New London Consort, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and The Brandenburg Consort.  She has worked with English National Opera, Opera North and Welsh National Opera. Recordings include Handel's Harp Concerto (with The Brandenburg Consort), Britten's A Ceremony of Carols (with New College Choir, Oxford, Trinity College Choir, Cambridge, and the Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford), and recordings of classical English song with Timothy Roberts and the vocal group Invocation.

'Enchanting Harmonist' (CDA66698)
Enchanting Harmonist
with Invocation
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'Handel: Organ Concertos' (CDD22052)
Handel: Organ Concertos
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'Lawes & Lawes: Songs' (CDA67589)
Lawes & Lawes: Songs
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'O tuneful voice' (CDA66497)
O tuneful voice
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'The Age of Extravagance' (CDA66977)
The Age of Extravagance
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'The Floating City' (CDH55320)
The Floating City
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'The Romantic Music' (CDA66740)
The Romantic Music
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'The Essential Hyperion, Vol. 2' (HYP20)
The Essential Hyperion, Vol. 2
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Alphabetical listing of all musical works
A Pastoral Elegie to the memory of deare Brother, William Lawes (Lawes)
Alas, from the day my poor heart (Linley Sr.)
Amidst the myrtles as I walk  First line to Loves Sweet Repose (Lawes)
Aria detta la Frescobalda (Frescobaldi)
Awake, my lyre (Linley Sr.)
Ballo Ungaro (Picchi)
Captivity (Storace)
Cease you jolly shepherds  First line to A Pastoral Elegie to the memory of deare Brother, William Lawes (Lawes)
Corant  Movement of The Royall Consort (Lawes)
Coronach (Attwood)
Could he whom my dissembled rigour grieves, Op 3 No 3 (Jackson)
Divisions on Susanna un jour (Bassano)
Duet in D minor on Scottish Airs (Meyer)
Elegy (Arnold)
Harp Concerto in B flat major, Op 4 No 6 (Handel)
He is gone on the mountain  First line to Coronach (Attwood)
Loves Sweet Repose (Lawes)
My foes prevail, my friends are fled  First line to Captivity (Storace)
O talk not to me of my country's delights  First line to The emigrant (Hook)
Oh, my Clarissa, thou cruel fair (Lawes)
Our bugles sung truce, for the night cloud had lower'd  First line to The Soldier's Dream (Attwood)
Recercada primera sobre un canto llano (Ortiz)
Sonata No 10 a 3 (Castello)
Sonata No 13 a 4 (Castello)
Sonata No 14 a 4 (Castello)
Sonata seconda a soprano solo (Castello)
Sonata sesta (Fontana)
The curfew (Storace)
The emigrant (Hook)
The lyre (Harington)
The Royall Consort (Lawes)
The Soldier's Dream (Attwood)
Think not, my love, when secret grief (Linley Sr.)
Time has not thinn'd my flowing hair (Jackson)
To heal the wound a bee had made (Linley Jr.)
Variations on 'Ah vous dirai-je, maman' (Cardon)
When young life's journey I began  First line to Elegy (Arnold)
Where the bee sucks, Op 11 No 6 (Jackson)
Ye balmy breezes, gently blow (Shield)
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