Compositions and arrangements by Anne-Marie O’Farrell


Contents

1)     Items for sale
2)     Orchestra
3)     Chamber
4)     Vocal and choral
5)     Arrangements: Vocal
6)     Arrangements: Choral
7)     Instrumental: Solo harp
8)     Instrumental: Chamber


Sample sound files



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ITEMS FOR SALE

Chorale Variations on Deus Meus Adiuva Me (Solo harp) Purchase this item
The Night in Bethlehem (Don Oíche Úd i mBeithil) arr. A.M.O’Farrell (Solo harp) Purchase this item
Prelude by A.M.O’Farrell (Solo harp) Purchase this item
Prelude no. 1 in C by J.S.Bach (Solo harp) Purchase this item
Preludes Nos. 1 & 3 from 18 Little Preludes by J.S.Bach (Solo harp) Purchase this item
The Knappogue Medley by A.M.O’Farrell (Solo harp) Purchase this item
Carolan’s Farewell to Music arr. A.M.O’Farrell (Solo harp) Purchase this item
The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by Handel, arr. A.M.O’Farrell (Harp duet) Purchase this item
Passacaglia for Two Harps by A.M.O’Farrell (Harp duet) Purchase this item
Recuerdos de la Alhambra by F. Tárrega arranged for pedal harp by A.M. O’Farrell

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Chorale Variations on Take My Life and Let it Be by A.M.O’Farrell (2006)

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Chorale Variations on Blessed Are the Pure in Heart by A.M.O’Farrell (2007)

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The O’Farrell Collection Vol. 1. (a collection of Irish dance tunes arranged by Anne-Marie O’Farrell and featured on her albums)

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Selected Works

ORCHESTRA

Contractions (1999)
3333 4332 timp perc 2 hp str
Anne-Marie O’Farrell Publications     11'

In the Beginning (2007)
for 4 tpts and percussion
Premiered at the National Concert Hall in May 2007.



CHAMBER

Networks (1998)
String quartet
Anne-Marie O’Farrell Publications     6'

Étude for Three Irish Harps (1998)
Anne-Marie O’Farrell Publications     3'
Premiere: 14 May 1999, Newpark Music Centre, Dublin.

Sonata for Trombone and Piano (1995)
MS     10'
Premiere: January 1996, John Field Room, National Concert Hall, Dublin. Gavin Roche (trbn), Dearbhla Collins (pf).
Recording: CMC Sound Archive.

Passacaglia for Two Irish Harps (1989 rev. 1994)
Anne-Marie O’Farrell Publications     5'

Chorale Variations on ‘Deus Meus Adiuva Me’ (1989)
Harp [Irish]
Anne-Marie O’Farrell Publications     4'
Premiere: December 1990, Officers’ Mess, Collin’s Barracks, Mullingar. Anne-Marie O’Farrell (hp).
Recording: CMC Sound Archive.

Suite for Cello (1998)
MS     12'
Premiere: 26 November 2000, Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, Dublin. Eckhart Schwarz-Schulz (vc).


VOCAL AND CHORAL

The Gray-Eyed Morn (1984)
Mezzo, piano
Text: William Shakespeare
MS     3'
Premiere: 19 October 1986, John Field Room, National Concert Hall, Dublin. Sara McGuinness (Mez), Daphne Clifford (pf).

Triptych (1999)
Mezzo+percussion [tuned discs], piano
Text: Robert Bly
MS     12'
Premiere: 20 May 1999, Bank of Ireland Arts Centre, Dublin. Aylish E. Kerrigan (Mez), David Adams (pf).

Released (1995)
satb [div.]
Text: George Herbert, John Milton, Emily Dickinson
MS     10'
Premiere: May 1996, Cork International Choral Festival. Cantique, conductor Blánaid Murphy.

Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (1997-1998)
satb [div. with soli]
Anne-Marie O’Farrell Publications     9'
Premiere: 8 March 1999, International Women’s Day Concert, St Patrick’s Hall, Dublin Castle. National Chamber Choir, conductor Colin Mawby.
Recording: CMC Sound Archive.

A Hymne to God the Father (1994)
satb
Text: Ben Jonson
MS     5'
Premiere: April 1994, Trinity College Chapel, Dublin. University of Dublin Choral Society, conductor Gráinne Gormley.

Chorale Variations on Take My Life and Let it Be (2006)

Chorale Variations on Blessed Are the Pure in Heart (2007)


LIST OF ARRANGEMENTS

SOLO VOCAL

The Last Rose of Summer mz, hp
Sliabh Geal gCua mz, hp
The Castle of Dromore mz, hp
Tá Mé ’mo Shuí mz, hp
The Rose of Tralee mz, hp
Muire Bheannaithe (1) mz, hp
Muire Bheannaithe (2) mz, hp
Cnocainín Aerach Chill Mhuire mz, hp
The Battle Hymn of the Republic mz, hp
Amhrán na Cuiginne mz, hp
Song to a Seagull mz, hp
An Mhaighdean Mhara mz, hp
My Lagan Love mz, hp
Gáire na mBan mz, hp
The Sally Gardens mz, hp
She Moved Through the Fair mz, hp
The Lass of Aughrim mz, hp

CHORAL

Bonaparte’s Diversion SATB, vln, vla, vcl, hp
Anach Cuain SSA, sop
The Minstrel Boy SATB, hp
The Sally Gardens SATB, 2 hps
Believe Me if all Those Endearing Young Charms SATB, mz, pf
Suantraí na Maighdine SATB, hp
Amazing Grace for vce, hp, 2 hns
Premiered on RTE television June 2007

INSTRUMENTAL

SOLO HARP

Brian Boru’s March (1) hp
Ar Éireann Ní nEosfainn Cé Hí / For Ireland I’ll not Tell her Name hp
An Raibh Tú ag an gCarraig? / Were you at the Mass Rock? hp
’Sé Fáth mo Bhuartha / The Cause my Sorrow hp
Sí Beag Sí Mór hp
Bí a Íosa im’ Chroíse / May Jesus Be in My Heart hp
Don Oíche Úd i mBeithil / The Night in Bethlehem hp
Carolan’s Farewell to Music hp
Fanny Power hp
The Coulin (1) hp
Blind Mary hp
Bonaparte’s Retreat hp
Carolan’s Concerto hp
King of the Fairies hp
Mná na hÉireann / Women of Ireland hp
Peter Street & The Mason’s Apron hp
Silent O Moyle hp
The Tailor’s Twist & The Spey in Spate hp
A Carolan Suite hp
Cáit Ní Dhuibhir hp
Suantraí na Maighdine / The Virgin’s Lullaby hp
Caitlín Ní hAodha & The Sport of the Chase hp
The Rights of Man hp
Caoineadh Luimní / Limerick’s Lament hp
The Queen of the Rushes hp
The Gander in the Pratie Hole hp
Carolan’s Draught hp
Bríd Óg Ní Mháille hp
Ar Coinleach Glas an Fhomhair / On the Green Stubble of the Autumn hp

CHAMBER

The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba 2 hps
Winter (slow mvt.) from The Four Seasons (Vivaldi) 4 hps
Da Unten im Tale 3 hps
Slow Air 3 hps
Wachet Auf (Bach) 3 hps
Brian Boru’s March (2) fl, vln, vcl, pf, hp
The Coulin (2) fl, vln, vcl, pf, hp