Category: Harp/Mandolin

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CD-SAR 36 CD-SAR 36
Harp Collection
Frances Kelly, harps


Early music harp expert Frances Kelly traces the development of the harp from the simple medieval instrument, via gothic, double and triple harps to the modern double action harp. She brings each harp to life with suitable music of its day.
CD-SAR 53 CD-SAR 53
Music for Mandolin

The repertoire of this attractive and ever-popular instrument is explored with pieces for two mandolins, mandolin and piano and mandolin and voice.
CD-SAR 71 CD-SAR 71
Tranquillo

Amon Ra is the classical division of Saydisc Records and is devoted to authentic performances on original instruments or copies. The unifying feature of all the music in this double album is its calm and tranquil nature. There is still enormous variety within this narrow framework in terms of period of music, instrumentation and style.
CD-SDL 348 CD-SDL 348
The Lilting Banshee
Eileen Monger, Celtic Harp, Mike Billinge, Bodhran, Jenny McLeod, Uilleann Pipes, Whistles, George Monger, Hammer Dulcimer


A captivating selection of traditional airs and dances for Celtic Harp with Bodhran, Uilleann Pipes, Whistles and Hammer Dulcimer.
CD-SDL 372 CD-SDL 372
Farewell To Lough Neaghe
Bonnie Shaljean, harp and clarsachs


Traditional harp music of Britain & Ireland from Bonnie Shaljean
CD-SDL 394 CD-SDL 394
Windsongs: Wind Harps
Roger Winfield


Aeolian harps are played entirely by the action of the wind. These fascinating instruments were much loved in past centuries and Roger Winfield has now revived them and explores the various ethereal sounds that the wind produces. The result is an ever changing pattern of strange and beautiful music providing a unique listening experience.
CD-SDL 412 CD-SDL 412
Harp Music of Wales (Cerddoriaeth Telyn Cymru)

The glorious sound of the Welsh triple harp in the hands of Robin Huw Bowen, the world's leading exponent. Where beautiful slow airs are contrasted with lively dances.
CD-SDL 428 CD-SDL 428
Voices of the Wind
Roger Winfield, Aeolian Harps


There is a power, a love, and joy, a God; Which makes in mortal hearts its brief abode,; A Pythian exhaltation, which inspires; Love, only love - a wind which o'er the wires; Of the soul's giant harp; There is a mood which language faints beneath.; ; So said Shelley of the ethereal music created by these wind harps which, with the assistance of Roger Winfield, are shaped into strange and wonderful sounds - all based on the natural effect of the wind.
CD-SDL 430 CD-SDL 430
The Celtic Harp
Robin Huw Bowen, Bonnie Shaljean, Eileen Monger


Ancient airs and dances from the Celtic traditions of Scotland, Ireland and Wales played on Welsh triple harp, clarsach (Celtic harp), and pedal harp in solos and ensembles.
CD-SDL 389 CD-SDL 436
Pleasures and Treasures

The Music Includes world music, traditional British music, early classical music on original instruments, novelty numbers, jazz, music hall, musical boxes, guitar quartets, saxophone quartet, brass group, viol consorts, choral music and chant, handbells and church bells, poetry and readings - from mediaeval times to the present day. This double album forms part of Saydisc’s 50th Anniversary celebration releases and is drawn from recordings made over the years from mono open reel recording to high quality stereo digital.