Join me as I attempt to adapt for lever harp this beautiful Chaconne from Handel’s Suite in D minor, HWV 448.
You can find the original sheet music I’m working from on IMSLP.
I was inspired to learn this Chaconne after watching this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gh4i6acTgH4
In these episodes I give an in-depth look at Handel’s Concerto for Harp, including Grandjany’s extended cadenza
I learned and play the Grandjany edition, but you can find the original on IMSLP
One of the very first videos I ever uploaded on YouTube was the Grandjany Cadenza:
And here’s a performance of the entire concerto: