Fantasie on “La Campanella” for Harp solo Yo Saito
April 15 The world sale
[ Introduction ]
This piece draws inspiration from the third movement of Paganini’s Violin Concerto No. 2, the rondo called “La Campanella” and was written for solo performance on the harp.
The word “campanella” means “bell” in Italian. In this arrangement, I have incorporated the effect of the bell and the beautiful arpeggio played by the violin, seeking a sound suitable for playing the harp. Though not found in Liszt’s arrangement of “La Campanella” for piano, this arrangement has an elegant section like a beautiful dream as well as an aggressive pulsive section, providing for various possibilities of expression with the harp.
When performing, my hope is that the harp would create a sound like a violin solo playing a lilting legato. In addition, the mastery of the harp can be fully presented in the intermediate cadenza that imitates a harp solo in Tchaikovsky’s ballet music. Playing excerpts from this, you may introduce the instrument and even a beginner may perform it.
My hope is that many people, both amateurs and professionals, will add this new arrangement for the harp to their repertoire.
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Yo Saito is a harpist having high evaluation among European musicians, though she lives in Tokyo and play active in Japan. By the solo activity, playing the classical legitimate repertory at recitals, concerts and do recording activitis. And she also appears as a soloist of the orchestras. For an ensemble player, played together with Roland Daugareil (Vn). Patrick Zgmanowski (Pf), Jean Ferrandis (Fl), Roland Kovacs (Fl), getting their appraisal.As a studio musician participate in a lot of opportunities of participating recording-sessions and work with many creators as Yasuharu Konishi, Sojiro, Kosuke Yamashita, Kan Sawada and so on.
On the other hand of using accoustic harp, Yo has own performance style using of an electric harp and special sound system. She is doing composition and arrangement by herself, and her distinctive universe is unique relaxing music that is not jazz, nor rock. Yo plays also Japanese historic harp "KUGO".
Ocarina master SOJIRO and harpist Yo Saito performed original compositions in 13th WORLD HARP CONGRESS 2017 in Hong Kong.
Single piece "Celtic Wind” by Yo SAITO is on YouTube. from 2017.9.23
Yo SAITO appeared on ",ONE OK ROCK with Orchestra Japan Tour 2018" under leader violoncellist Udai SHIKA.
Born in 1960 Yokohama , the basis of cellist's father and a musicologist's mother,.
Studied harp at Tokyo University of the Arts and Conservatoire de Lausanne , with Chantal Mathieu, Sumire Kuwajima and Atsuko Yoshino.
2nd prize winner of the 3rd Japan Harp Competition.
Director/ Management Chairman of Japan Harp Association.
The CD albums are released by the label of Universal Music and her own Igrek Record.
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