Lever harp harpers will have the opportunity to work with Therese Honey, Judy Kadar, Nancy Thym and Christa Patton
: Spanish Harp Music for Historical and Lever Harpists
: Spanish Harp Music for Historical and Lever Harpists.
Enrich your collection of tunes with popular melodies originally written for the Spanish harp of the 17th century.
has performed as a Baroque harpist with Apollo's Fire
, The King's Noyse, The Toronto Consort, Seattle Baroque Orchestra, and Artek as well as productions of Monteverdi's "Ulisse," "Poppea," and "L'Orfeo" with the New York City Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, Tafelmusik, and Opera Atelier.
She is a member of Piffaro the Renaissance Band and has also been a guest with Ex Umbris.
can be heard with Piffaro
and Ex Umbris on the Dorian label.
has also toured the United States, Europe, and Japan with New York's Ensemble for Early Music, with whom she
has recorded "Istampitta" on the Lyrachord label.
As an early harp clinician Christa has led workshops at the Madison Early Music Festival, Pinewoods Early Music Camp, and the Medieval Summer Institute at the Longy School of Music.
A former Fulbright scholar, Christa studied the Italian baroque harp at the Civica Scuola di Musica in Milan, Italy, with historical harp specialist Mara Galassi.
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