Rachael Farmer - Harpist

The enchanting sound of the harp will bring an air of magic and occasion to your wedding day. Her harp not only sounds beautiful but also looks visually stunning and can be played almost anywhere! Whether you are looking for classical music for your wedding, traditional folk harp, or popular classics and jazz standards, she will bring that extra sparkle to your special day with her beautiful harp music.

She has been playing at weddings and functions for the past ten years and has played at most of the Cambridge Colleges, many of the wedding venues in Cambridgeshire and has also appeared playing on Anglia Television. She has also played with various choirs and orchestras in the area.

She started playing the harp at the age of nine, and studied with Elaine Pamphilon and Alison Nicholls and plays an Aoyama, mahogany, concert harp and her repertoire includes classical, folk and popular music.
  
 
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Rachael Farmer - Harpist Repertoire

Classical

  • Anon: Variations on a Theme of Mozart
  • J.S Bach: Air on a G String
  • J.S. Bach: Arioso
  • J.S. Bach: Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring
  • J.S. Bach: Prelude in C
  • J.S. Bach/Gounod: Ave Maria
  • J.S. Bach: Wachet Auf
  • Beethoven: Ode to Joy
  • Britten: Interlude from the Ceremony of Carols
  • Chopin: Etude no 3
  • Chopin: Raindrop Prelude
  • C. Debussy: Clair de Lune
  • C. Debussy: Arabesque No 1
  • C. Debussy: La fille aux cheveus de lin
  • Delibes: Flower Duet from Lakme
  • Dussek: Sonata no 2 in F
  • Franck: Panis Angelicus
  • Glinka: Nocturne
  • Gluck: Dance of the Blessed Spirits
  • Granados: Spanish Dance
  • Handel: Largo from Xerxes
  • Handel: The Peace
  • Handel: Water Music
  • Handel: Where'er you Walk
  • Hasselmans: Nocturne
  • S. Kanga: Automne
  • Mayer: Sonata
  • Mathias: Improvisations for Harp
  • Mendelssohn: Wedding March
  • Mussorgsky: Pictures at and Exhibition
  • Naderman: Sonatina no 2 in C minor
  • J. Pachelbel: Canon in D
  • E. Parish Alvars: Romance
  • J. Parry: Sonata in D Major
  • Purcell: Trumpet Tune
  • Renie: Feuillets d'Albumn
  • Schubert: The Trout
  • Strauss: The Blue Danube
  • J. Thomas: Automne
  • Tournier: Etude de Concert
  • Vivaldi: Suite from Spring from The Four Seasons
  • Vivaldi: Suite from Autumn from The Four Seasons
  • Wagner: Bridal Chorus
  • D. Watkins: Petite Suite

Popular

  • Arlen: Over the Rainbow
  • Aznavour: She
  • Bacharach: Raindrops keep falling on my head
  • Barry: Born Free
  • Becaud: Let it be Me
  • Bernstein: One hand one heart from West Side Story
  • Coleman: The Colours of my Life from Barnum
  • Desree: Balcony Theme from Romeo and Juliet
  • Garner: Misty
  • Gershwin: Embraceable You
  • Gershwin: Lady be Good
  • Gershwin: Summertime
  • Gershwin: Love Walked In
  • Henley and Silbar: The Wind Beneath my Wings
  • Horner: My Heart Will Go On (Theme from Titanic)
  • Howard: Fly me to the Moon
  • Kern: All the Things you are
  • Lenon and MaCartney: Hey Jude
  • Lloyd-Weber: Selections from Phantom of the Opera
  • Lloyd-Weber: Don't cry for me Argentina, Memory, Tell me on a Sunday
  • Lloyd-Weber: Pie Jesu
  • Louiguy: La Vie en Rose
  • Mancini: Moon River
  • Mcbroom: The Rose
  • Quarantotto: Con te Partiro
  • Rand: Let There be Love
  • Richie: Lady
  • Rodgers: Blue Moon
  • Rodgers: My Favourite Things
  • Rodgers: Falling in Love with Love
  • Rodgers: Bewitched
  • Rodgers: My Funny Valentine
  • Schmidt: My Cup Runneth Over
  • Schmidt: Try to Remember
  • Sherwin: A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square
  • Shore: Into the West (Theme from Lord of the Rings)
  • Simon: Bridge over Troubled Water
  • Sondheim: Send in the Clowns
  • Steiner: Tara's Theme
  • Sting: Fields of Gold
  • Streisand: Evergreen
  • Tiersen: Theme from Amelie
  • Van Morrison: Moondance
  • 'Fats' Waller: Honeysuckle Rose
  • Yared: Ada and Inman from Cold Mountain

Rachael Farmer - Harpist Feedback

She was perfect! She was lovely and even came over to say congratulations! Her music was beautiful and lots of guests commented on how lovely it was! Thank you so much! We will definitely be recommending :)

Lucy Jacobs, (April 2018)

Thank you ever so much for your wonderful harp playing during our drinks reception and meal - everyone commented on how beautiful it sounded and how lovely it was in the setting

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A big thank you for helping to make our wedding day so very special

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The music was beautiful and set the scene for a beautiful romantic day

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Thank you for the beautiful harp music you provided during our wedding breakfast. It is one of the most memorable aspects of our wedding day

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You are a very talented lady who is admired and appreciated

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It really made the atmosphere extra special and so many people complimented your playing

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