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Simrock - Theme and variations
Anneke Scott (cor solo by Marcel-Auguste Raoux, Paris, 1823)
Frances Kelly (harp)


Horn and harp duos were a popular ensemble during the nineteenth century. Here is a sample programme from Anneke and Frances's repertoire:


Heinrich Simrock (ca.1760 - 181?) -Thema mit 6 Variationen

Frederic Duvernoy (1765 - 1836) - Nocturne No. 2
i. Allegro assai, ii. Andantino, iii. Allegro

Jacques-Francois Gallay (1795 - 1864)- Caprice No. 8

François-Joseph Naderman (1781-1835) - Variations on The Manly Heart

Charles Oberthur (1819 - 1895) - Souvenir de Schwalbach Op. 42


François-Joseph Naderman (1781-1835) - Sonata in D minor op.92 no.6
i. Prelude, ii. Allegro disperato, iii. Rondoletto

Jacques-Francois Gallay (1795 - 1864) - Caprice No. 1

Johann Sebastian Demar (1763 - 1832) - Grand Duo Concertant Op. 60
i. Moderato - Allegro, ii. Adagio Siciliano, iii. Polacca


(L-R Simrock, Duvernoy, Gallay, Naderman, Oberthür, Demar)


















Eduard Constantin Lewy with his son Richard and daughter Melanie c.1835.



francesFrances Kelly is a leading exponent of early harps and is in great demand as a continuo player, working regularly with many distinguished ensembles such as the Sixteen, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Ex Cathedra and the Academy of Ancient Music. She has recorded a solo Harp Collection, Mozart’s Flute and Harp Concerto, Handel’s Harp Concerto, has made numerous chamber music recordings andbeen highly acclaimed as soloist on the modern pedal harp in recent recordings with the Choir of St Johns College, Cambridge and with the Choir of Winchester Cathedral.  As well as performing early repertoire with horn player, Anneke Scott, Frances gives duo recitals with the lutenist David Miller, accompanies the trombonist Susan Addison and has recently formed The London Harp Trio to play the wonderful French repertoire for flute, viola and harp. She has teaching posts at Trinity Laban Conservatoire, the Royal Academy of Music and at Junior Trinity.