GIOVANNA PESSI
 HARP

If Grief Could Wait

Giovanna Pessi, Baroque Harp

Susanna Karolina Wallumrød, Voice

Jane Achtman, Viola da Gamba

Marco Ambrosini, Nyckelharpa

Direction

Giovanna Pessi

Composers

Henry Purcell, Leonard Cohen, Nick Drake, Susanna Karolina Wallumrød

Label

ECM

ECM Player

Liquide Perle

Giovanna Pessi, Baroque Harp

Eduardo Egüez, Theorbo

Composer

Giovanni Girolamo Frescobaldi, anonymous composers (Chigi Manuscripts)

Label

FLORA

Music from the CD

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Strike the viol

Philippe Pierlot, Viola da Gamba

Rainer Zipperling, Viola da Gamba

Giovanna Pessi, Baroque Harp

Direction

Philippe Pierlot

Composers

John Jenkins, Matthew Locke, John Coperario, William Lawes

Label

FLORA

Ein frölich Wesen

Ensemble

Les Flamboyants

Direction

Michael Form

Composer

Heinrich Isaac

Label

CHRISTOPHORUS

Le Maître de "Fricassée"

Ensemble

Les Flamboyants

Direction

Michael Form

Composer

Jean Japart

Label

CHRISTOPHORUS

Jacob Van Eyck - Pleasure Garden

Luis Beduschi, Recorder

Johannette Zomer, Soprano

Emmanuelle Guigues, Viola da Ganba

Andreas Linos, Viola da Gamba

Pascale Clément, Viola da Gamba

Claire Gobillard, Viola da Gamba

Giovanna Pessi, Baroque Harp

Mathieu Dupouy, Virginal

Label

Eloquentia

Fabula Suite Lugano

Ensemble

Christian Wallumrød Ensemble with

Christian Wallumrød, Piano, Harmonium, Toy Piano

Eivind Lønning, Trumpet

Gjermund Larsen, Violin, Hardanger Fiddle, Viola

Tanja Orning, Cello

Giovanna Pessi, Baroque Harp

Per Oddvar Johansen, Drums, Percussion, Glockenspiel

Label

ECM

Diminuito

Rolf Lislevand Lutes, Vihuela da Mano

Linn Andrea Fuglseth Voice

Anna Maria Friman Voice

Giovanna Pessi Baroque Harp

Marco Ambrosini Nyckelharpa

Thor-Harald Johnsen Chitarra Battente, Vihuela da Mano, Lutes

Michael Behringer Clavichord, Organ

Bjørn Kjellemyr Colascione

David Mayoral Percussion

Label

ECM

STABAT MATER

Ensemble

Ricercar Consort with

Carlos Mena, Countertenor

François Fernandez, Violine

Luis Otavio Santos, Violine

Philippe Pierlot, Viola da Gamba

Kaori Uemura, Viola da Gamba

Mieneke van der Velden, Viola da Gamba

Frank Coppieters, Violone

Giovanna Pessi, Baroque Harp

Luca Guglielmi, Harpsicord, Organ

Direction

Philippe Pierlot

Composers

Giovanni Felice Sances, Antonio Bertali, Johann Heinrich Schmelzer

Label

FLORA

sonata mix dwarf cosmos

Susanna Karolina Wallumrød, Voice, Piano and Guitar

Barbara Buchholz, Theremin

Christian Wallumrød, Grand Piano

Helge Sten, guitars and mellotron

Giovanna Pessi, Harp

Morten Qvenild, Celesta, Grand Piano and Memorymoog

Ola Fløttum, Guitar

Øystein Greni, Guitar

Ingebrigt H. Flaten, Double Bass

Pål Hausken, Drums

Composition and Direction

Susanna Karolina Wallumrød

Label

RUNEGRAMMOFON

The Passion of Musicke

Ensemble

Sophie Gent, Violin

Giovanna Pessi, Baroque Harp

Eduardo Egüez, Theorbo

Philippe Pierlot, Viola da Gamba

Direction

Philippe Pierlot

Composer

William Lawes

Label

FLORA

The Zoo Is Far

Ensemble

Christian Wallumrød Ensemble with

Christian Wallumrød, Piano, Harmonium, Toy Piano

Arve Henriksen, Trumpet

Gjermund Larsen, Violin, Hardanger Fiddle, Viola

Tanja Orning, Cello

Giovanna Pessi, Baroque Harp

Per Oddvar Johansen, Drums, Percussion, Glockenspiel

Direction

Christian Wallumrød

Label

ECM

Henry Purcell / Fantazias

Ensemble

Ricercar Consort with

Philippe Pierlot, Viola da Gamba

Kaori Uemura, Viola da Gamba

Rainer Zipperling, Viola da Gamba

Emmanuel Balssa, Viola da Gamba

Mieneke van der Velden, Viola da Gamba

Sofia Diniz, Viola da Gamba

François Fernandez, Violin

Luis Otavio Santos, Violin

Sophie Gent, Violin

Giovanna Pessi, Baroque Harp

Direction

Philippe Pierlot

Label

FLORA

Complete Cello Sonatas

Soloist

Ophélie Gaillard, Cello

Ensemble

Pulcinella with

David Sinclair, Double Bass, Violone

Emmanuel Jacques, Cello

Maude Gratton, Harpsichord, Organ

Thomas C. Boysen, Theorbo, Guitar

Thor Harald Johnsen, Guitar

Giovanna Pessi, Baroque Harp

Direction

Ophélie Gaillard

Composer

Antonio Vivaldi

Label

naïve / ambroisie

Vanitas Vanitatum

Solist

Hans-Jörg Mammel, Tenor

Chor

Choeur de chambre de Namur

Ensemble

La Fenice with

Benjamin Chenier, Violin

Elisa Joglar, Cello

Rodney Prada, Lirone, Viola da Gamba

Martin Bauer, Violone

Giovanna Pessi, Baroque Harp

Jean-Marc Aymes, Organ, Harpsichord

Jean Tubéry, Cornett

Direction

Jean Tubéry

Composer

Giacomo Carissimi

Label

Cypres

Bach / Haendel

Soloists

Núria Rial, Soprano

Giovanna Pessi, Baroque Harp

Patrick Beaugiraud, Oboe

Ensemble

Ricercar Consort with

Luis Otavio Santos, Violin conc.

Dimitri Badiarov, Violin

Sandrine Dupé, Violin

Sophie Gent, Violin

Blai Justo, Violin

Guya Martini, Violin

Maia Silberstein, Violin, Viola

Héloïse Gaillard, Recorder

Meillane Wilmotte, Recorder

Rainer Zipperling, Violoncello

Frank Coppieters, Double Bass

Laurent Stewart, Harpsichord

Philippe Pierlot, Viola da Gamba

Direction

Philippe Pierlot

Composer

Johann Sebastian Bach ,
Georg Friedrich Haendel

Label

Mirare

Jul i gammel tid

Ensemble

Rolf Lislevand, Renaissance Lute, Theorbo, Baroque Guitar

Thor-Harald Johnsen, Vihuela da Mano, Baroque Guitar, Chitarra Battente

Giovanna Pessi, Baroque Harp

Direction

Rolf Lislevand

Label

Kirkelig Kulturverksted

Orlando

Soloists

Robert Expert, Counter Tenor

Betsabée Haas, Soprano

Olga Pitarch, Soprano

Orchestra

Real Compañia Ópera de Cámara with

Hiro Kurosaki, Violin conc.

Ilia Korol, Violin I

Beatrix Hülsemann, Violin I

Andreas Preuss, Violin II

Mihoko Kimura, Violin II

Anna-Maria Smerd, Violin II

Marcial Moreiras, Viola

Martha Moore, Viola

Andrea Fossà, Cello

Eva Sola, Cello

Juan Jaime Ruíz, Double Bass

Barbara Ferrara, Oboe I

Kathryn Elkin, Oboe II

Maurizio Barigione, Fagott

Brian Feehan, Theorbo

Giovanna Pessi, Baroque harp

Dirk Börner, Harpsichord

Conductor

Juan Bautista Otero

Composer

Nicola Antonio Porpora

Label

K617

Le Fantôme et la Princesse

Interpreters

Raphael Bussinger, Harp

Masako Fujimura, Harp

Nicola Hank, Harp

Mahalia Kelz, Harp

Giovanna Pessi, Harp

Concept

The CD contains harp literature, that can also be used for harp lessons on different levels. The pieces cover traditional, classical and modern harp music.

Editor

Musikakademie der Stadt Basel

Antonio Bertali Valoroso

Ensemble

Ricercar Consort with

François Fernandez, Violin

Luis Otavio Santos, Violin

Maia Silberstein, Viola

Blai Justo, Viola

Kaori Uemura, Viola da Gamba

Rainer Zipperling, Viola da Gamba

Philippe Pierlot, Viola da Gamba

Eric Mathot, Double Bass

Giovanna Pessi, Baroque Harp

Chris Verhelst, Harpsichord

Violaine Cochard, Organ

Francis Jacob, Organ

Carlos Mena, Countertenor

Direction

Philippe Pierlot

Composer

Antonio Bertali

Label

Mirare

Sopra la Rosa

Soloist

Arianna Savall, Soprano

Ensemble

Ricercar Consort with

Philippe Pierlot Viola da Gamba

Kaori Uemura Viola da Gamba

Mieneke van der Velden Viola da Gamba

Giovanna Pessi Baroque Harp

Francis Jacob Organ

Brian Feehan Theorbo

Direction

Philippe Pierlot

Label

Mirare

Musique russe baroque

Soloists

Sarah Bilèn, Soprano

Agnieszka Budzinska, Soprano

Bernhard Schafferer, Counter Tenor

Ensemble

Ensemble Syntagma with

Thais Ohara Violin

Giovanna Pessi Baroque Harp

Liam Fennely Viola da Gamba

Jean-Pierre Pinet Travers Flute

Bernhard Stilz Recorder

Agileu Motta Theorbo

Alexandre Danilevski Lute

Direction

Alexandre Danilevski

Label

Pierre Verany

Chançon d'amour

Ensemble

Accademia musicale curtes francae with

Patrizia Matanesi Soprano

Simone Erre Recorder

Robert Ischer Cornett

Giovanna Pessi Harp

Giangiacomo Pinardi Lute

Fedele Stucchi Trombone

Nicola Moneta Percussion

Simone Giordano Organetto

Direction

Simone Giordano

Label

Stradivarius

La Villanella

Soloists

Johanette Zommer, Soprano

Pino de Vittorio, Tenor

Hans-Jörg Mammel, Tenor

Ensemble

L'Arpeggiata with

Christina Pluhar Baroque Harp

Eero Palviainen Theorbo

Edin Karamazow Lute

Giovanna Pessi Baroque harp

Paulina Van Laarhoven Viola da Gamba

Veronika Scuplik Violin

William Dongois Cornett

Eva Godard Cornett

Elisabeth Geiger Organ

Direction

Christina Pluhar

Label

Alpha