Recordings

Janet Harbison & The Irish Harp Orchestra

“The Belfast Years 1992 – 2002”(IHCP 010, 2007)

Retrospective compilation from 4 previous albums, remastered with extra tracks
Much of this music is also available in script at various levels for more details..

“A Christmas Collection” (IHCP 009, 2006)

Programme including Wexford Carols and newly composed music
Much of this music is also available in script for more details..


Janet Harbison & The Belfast Harp Orchestra

“Colmcille” (BHO 007,1997)

An original album of harp & choral music composed on the story of St.Colmcille (6th century) with Parish choir of St.Killian’s, Kells, County Meath singing early Christian plainchant. Also featuring recitation of early Irish poetry (6th-9th century). Commemorating 1400th anniversary of death of St.Colmcille. for more details..

Best Of The Belfast Harp Orchestra (Laika Records, 2000 )

Selection of music compiled from four previous recordings.

Celtic Harpistry (Polygram, Imaginary Road Records 314 558 351-2, 1998)

7 tracks from the BHO including “Bright New Morning”, a “Walk on Belfast” and “Theme from Titanic” on an album with guest tracks from Maire Ni Chathasaigh, Sileas, Debra Henson Conant and Rudiger Oppermann.


COMING SOON

Reprint Of: Janet Harbison & The Belfast Harp Orchestra:
Carillon (Bho 005, 1995)

An album of more contemporary Irish music, song and dance with a number of original compositions including Carillon (composed for Derek Bell in 1992), Earth, Water, Wind and Fire and many unusual arrangements of rare and well-known tunes.

Janet Harbison & The Belfast Harp Orchestra:
Belfast Harpers’ Assembly 1792 – 1992

A remaster of our first two recordings:

  • LIVE IN DOWNPATRICK (BHO 003 1994) Recorded live at a concert in Downpatrick Cathedral on March 20th, 1993 with organist Michael McCracken, baritone Terence Blackburn and the choirs of 2 Downpatrick schools.
  • IN CONCERT 1992 (BHO001, 1992) The BHO’s debut album recorded live during its inaugural Irish concert tour in April 1992. The programme features music from the original Belfast Harp Assembly of 1792.

Harp Orchestra Recordings With Other Artistes

  • THE CELTIC HARP with The Chieftains (RCA Victor, 09026-61490-2, 1993)
  • GRAMMY AWARD WINNER for BEST FOLK MUSIC ALBUM 1993 BHO featuring prominently on four tracks.
  • WATER FROM THE WELL with The Chieftains (RCA Victor 09026-63637-2, 2000)
  • Promotional Video

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  • Management

    Janet Harbison
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    Phone UK: +44 (0) 7495 644355
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  • Testimonials

    Janet Harbison is one of Ireland’s greatest champions of harp music… Sean RaffertyBBC