David Snell: Chamber Music for Harp


Catalogue No: DDV 24130
EAN/UPC: 809730413025
Release Date: August 2008
Discs: 1
Total Playing Time: 48:15
Sample: Lyric Sonata, 3rd movement (extract)

David Snell is one of the major figures in British music, not only a skilled composer but a conductor and harpist. He has worked in the classical and pop fields with equal success. His music is finely constructed and lyrical and performed beautifully by one of the leading harpists of our age, Skaila Kanga in this Grammy-nominated CD.

Track Listing

    David Snell:

  1. I. Lyric Sonata – I – Lento (5:35)
  2. II. Lyric Sonata – II -Adagio (6:16)
  3. III. Lyric Sonata – III – Allegro (6:13)
  4. Elegie (3:38)
  5. Fantasie (9:31)
  6. Cavatina and March (7:31)
  7. Intrada and Waltz (9:31)


Midwest Record

Snell can be found taking his harp to places you’ve only seen in dreams. Kanga is a skilful and fine interpreter. This first class kind of recording that real music fans are always on the prowl for. Hot stuff.

” —Chris Spector