World's Largest Sheet Music Selection

20136214
20136214
20136214

Vega of Lyra "The Harp Star"

By Howard J. Buss

Be the first! Write a Review
https://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/vega-of-lyra-the-harp-star-sheet-music/20136214?ac=1&aff_id=50330

Solo harp - Grade 5-6
Composed by Howard J. Buss (1951-). VEGA OF LYRA "The Harp Star" for solo harp showcases both the agility and the beautiful, sonorous tone of the solo harp. The music explores a wide array of sonic atmospheres and moods. The sophisticated music language coupled with soaring melodies and int. 21st Century. Solo part. Composed 2012. Duration 7'30". Brixton Publications #B437. Published by Brixton Publications (B7.B437).

Item Number: B7.B437

8.5 x 11 inches.

VEGA OF LYRA "The Harp Star" for solo harp showcases both the agility and the beautiful, sonorous tone of the solo harp. It is dedicated to the renowned Italian harpist, Paola Devoti. The title refers to Vega, also known as Alpha Lyrae, the brightest star in the constellation "Lyra the Harp." In Greek mythology, Vega's constellation is said to be the harp played by Orpheus. The title has a dual meaning as it also refers to the person playing the composition. The character of Vega of Lyra ranges from lyric tenderness to powerful, and sometimes fiery technical displays. The music explores a wide array of sonic atmospheres and moods. The sophisticated music language coupled with soaring melodies and intriguing rhythms makes this composition an accessible concert work as well as an impressive contest piece.

Close X

By signing up you consent with the terms in our Privacy Policy

I am a music teacher.