For PEDAL harp only.
This harp solo is by Italian film composer Nino Rota (1911-1979).
The Sarabanda opens with warm, minor chords in the low register, marked Andante. The melody is supported by eighth and triplet sixteenth-note accompaniment in the left hand. Before the movement closes, fortissimo 10-note chords bring the melody to a climax, which then drops to pianissimo before gently relaxing into the last section marked Calmo. 4 pages.
The Toccata is a fast paced movement marked Allegro and demonstrates contrast in dynamics, phrasing, and harmonics in C Major. 4 pages.
Includes pedal markings. 8 total pages. Advanced pedal harp level.
Click on the blue titles below to see a sample of the first few lines of music.