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ALK Carolan

Andrew Lawrence-King & the Harp Consort
Carolan’s Harp
DHM 05472-77375-2, 1996

Andrew Lawrence King and his band tackle Irish baroque music on this curious CD. The harp is barely audible, but the songs and tunes are given a continental baroque polish. Secondhand copies usually available at 13 each.

ALK exquisite consorts

Andrew Lawrence-King & the Harp Consort
Exquisite Consorts
Berlin Classics 0011552BC, 1995

Andrew Lawrence King and his band tackle English baroque consort music by William Lawes and Henry Purcell, featuring chromatic Irish harp played in consort with violinh, theorbo and bass viol for a couple of William Lawes’s ‘Harp Consorts’ as well as a selection of other interesting vocal and instrumental music. Unfortunately, the harp is barely audible. Secondhand copies sometimes available at 13 each.

Wolcum Yule

Anonymous 4 with Andrew Lawrence-King
Wolcum Yule
Harmonia Mundi HMU 907325, 2003
Andrew lawrence King plays various different historical harps, including (on 3 tracks) a replica of the Queen Mary harp, to accompany the all-woman choral group "Anonymous 4" in a selection of Christmas music ancient and modern, Christian and pagan.
Out of stock - special order only
£13 +