"Harp of Wild and Dream Like Strain": Original Compositions for the Lever Harp
Peacock, Rachel Mary
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This thesis focuses on a collection of original pieces written for the solo lever harp, contextualized by a short history of the harp and its development. Brief biographical information on influential contemporary harpists who have promoted the instrument through performance, publishing new music, and recording. An analysis of the portfolio of two compositions Classmate Suite and Telling Giselle: Theme and Variations highlights musical influences and the synthesis of different traditions.