Voyager Records proudly announces the first release in their new series “Accents
For Solo Harp”. The series will feature a variety of styles and
instruments for meditation and relaxation. This first release expounds the soft
gentle sounds of the harp creating a calming, soothing environment. “ Accents
For Solo Harp” is a collection of hymns selected by renowned harpist,
Phyllis Taylor Sparks. This CD gives the
opportunity to experience inspiration and encouragement amidst music of
uncompromising integrity and impeccable quality.
Celtic Harp Sparks! — Phyllis Taylor Sparks
— This is a wonderful collection of traditional Irish melodies for solo Celtic
harp. Great attention was paid to creating an authentic representation of the
music of Turlough O'Carolan (1670-1738). This CD has seventeen O'Carolan
melodies. O'Carolan was a blind harpist who traveled the countryside,
performing for the locals and the patrons of the courts in Ireland. Each melody
represents a different person that he met during his travels. Also included on
the CD are Danny Boy, Greensleeves, and Wild Mountain Thyme.
Harp for Christmas: A Collection of Christmas Music —
Phyllis Taylor Sparks — This holiday collection is
a wonderful, fresh addition to traditional Christmas music. An accomplished
Smooth Jazz, Easy Listening and Celtic performer, Ms Sparks creates a style that
is very today, yet still shows the harpąs classical nature. Where as most of the
album was recorded using her Concert Grand pedal harp, Feliz Navidad and
Christmas Collage were recorded using a traditional Celtic harp. This album
also features two original pieces by Ms. Sparks, Caribbean Carol and Harp For
Harp Horizons — Phyllis Taylor Sparks —
Voyager Records presents a delightful journey through traditional Celtic hymns
to inspired new music for harp, guitar, keyboard, percussion, and violin! Songs
include Amazing Grace, Simple Gifts, and Morning Has Broken. Phyllis also
performs her original works Once Again, Love Song, Conquest, Last Dance, and
more! Come and take the journey to new musical horizons. Available from
www.jazical.com or call 1 (800) BUY-MY-CD.
Other recordings on Voyager Records by Ms Sparks: Heart Strings, I Remember You,
Harp For Christmas, and Celtic Harp Sparks!
Heart Strings — Phyllis Taylor Sparks —
This CD is a collection of some of the greatest love songs of all time. The
musical arrangements of perennial favorites Danny Boy and Somewhere in Time
reflect Sparkąs ability to communicate passionately with other instruments. From
delicately scored love songs to romantic dance tunes, this instrumental CD will
touch your Heart Strings. This is a wonderful CD to enjoy by the fireplace
sipping a fine wine or for that romantic candlelight dinner. This CD was
inspired from the days when Ms. Sparks performed with the Mantovani Orchestra.
I Remember You...an instrumental tribute to Johnny Mercer —
Phyllis Taylor Sparks — Ms. Sparks captures the
beauty of the harp in this tribute to the great song writing of Johnny Mercer.
Based on the Broadway show "Dream", Ms Sparks performs some great jazz standards
from the 40's to the 60's accompanied by The Dream Machine Band. The musical
pairing of Phyllis' lyrical harp and finely tuned band opens musical doors. The
group has a flair for bringing out the passion of a beautiful torch song.