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M F Harp

Harpist based in Somerset

Price from £252

M F Harp, a highly professional experienced harpist for all occasions in Gloucestershire and the South West of England, plays harp music for weddings and events. Discount available on full day bookings.

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Classical
Wedding Processionals and Recessionals (entrance and exit)
Bocherrini - Minuetto
Clarke - Prince of Denmarks March (trumpet Tune), Trumpet Voluntary
Handel - Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, Chaconne, Air, La
Rejouissance, Hornpipe.
Mendelsohn - Wedding March: Midsummer’s Night Dream
Pachelbel - Canon in D
Purcell - Ground in F, Roundo
Wagner - Bridal March (Here Comes the Bride)
Mendelsohn - O' For The Love of a Dove
Schubert - Ave Maria, The Cradle Song

Traditional / Folk (also jigs and reels)

Irish - o'Carolan's Welcome, Ramble to Cashel, Briget Cruise, Concerto, Lament & Eleanor Plunkett. Give me your hand, March of King Laois, Danny Boy, Carrickfergus, Si Bheag Si Mhor, Brian Boru's March, The Parting Glass, Star of the County Down, Roving Galway Boy, Castle of Dromore Last Rose of Summer, Airde Cuan, Lament for Kilcash, Land of Erin etc...

Scottish - Love is like a Red Red Rose, Ae Fond Kiss, Husha - bye Birdie, The Queen's Maries, Fairy Lullaby, Port Patrick, Ellen's Dream, Mary Young and Fair, Arran Boat Song, Skye Boat Song, The Cutting of the Fern and others.

Welsh - The Ash Grove, The Queen's Marsh, David of the White Rock, Merch Megan, Cariad Pur, Dawn Through the Wattle, Sweet Richard, Erddigan Caer y Waun, Cynghansail
Cymry, Land of my Fathers, Myfanwy and others.

English - Greensleeves, Scarborough Fair, Kemp's Jig, Putney Ferry, Lord Willoughby, The Miller's Dance, She Moves Through the Fair

Bollywood
Hum Ko Humise
lak Ho Naa Ho
Tum Dil Ke Dhadkan
Kuchh Kuchh Hota Hai
Guzanish
Tadap Tadap Ke
Jashn E Bahaara
Mere Haath Mein

Suggestions for the Signing:
Albenitz - Sonata in D
Albinoni - Adagio in G
Anon - Variations on a theme of Mozart, Pavanne XVIc,
Greensleeves
Bach - Air for the G String, Sarabande from Partita 1,
Preludes 1 and 8, Sleepers Wake, Jesu, Joy of Man's
Desiring, Ave Maria (Gounod), Arioso.
Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata, Ode to Joy, Fur Elise,
Minuetto.
Biset - Habanera from Carmen
Brahms - Celebrated Waltz, Lullaby.
Bocherrini - Minuetto
Debussy - 1st Arabesque, Claire de Lune, Little Shepherd.
Delibes - Flower Duet, Waltz from Coppelia
Dusseck - Sonata in C minor
Elgar - Chanson de Matin, Nimrod : Enigma Variations.
Faure - In Paradisium, Berceuse
Franck - Panis Angelicus
Gilbert and Sullivan - I am the capitain of the Pinafore,
With cat like tread, When a merry maiden marries, When
a wooer goes a-wooing and others.
Glinka - Variation on a theme of Mozart
Grandjany - Fantaisie, Prelude number 1
Grieg - Morning from Peer Gynt Suite
Handle - Passacaglia, Theme and Variations, Sarabande
& Variations from Suite number 4 , La Rejouissance,
Hornpipe & Air from Water music, Concerto in B Flat, Largo from Serse.
Hadyn - Theme Varie
Hasselmanns - La Source,Theme & Variations from Hadyn
Holst - Jupiter from The Planets
Ivanivici - Waves of the Danube and other Viennese
Waltzes
Mascargni - Intermezzo from Cavaleria Rusticana
MacDowell - To a Wild Rose
Mason - Joy to the World
Massenet - Meditation
Mozart - Elvira, Opera selections from Magic Flute and
Marriage of Figaro, Variations on Twinkle
Offenbach - Barcarolle from The Tales of Hoffman
Opera selection various Puccini, Verdi and Mozart
Pachelbel - Canon in D
Puccini - O Mio Babbino Caro
Purcell - Ground in F, Roundo
Rackmaninoff - 18th variation ona theme of Paganini.
Ravel - Bolero, Pavane pour une infante defunte, Pavanne
Rodrigo - 2nd Mouvement Concerto de Aranjuez
Sartori - Canto della Terra, Time to Say Goodbye
Satie - Gymnopedies 1 and 3, Gnossiennes 1
St Saens - The Swan
Sibelius - Finlandia
Tschaikovsky - Sleeping Beauty Waltz, Valse des Fleurs
Tournier - Etude de Concert, Berceuse Russe, Preludes 2
and 4, Six Noels
Vivaldi - The Four Seasons Suite, Spring, Summer,
Autumn and Winter, Andante from Concerto for two Mandolins.

Shows, Films & Musicals
A Man and a Woman
All I Ask of You - Fantome of the Opera
Annie's Song - Annie
As Time Goes By - Casablanca
Balcony Love Scene - Romeo and Juillet
Bella's Lullaby - Twilight
Brideshead Revisited - Theme
Bright Eyes - Watership Down
He Was Beautiful - Deer Hunter
Can't Help Falling in Love with You - Elvis
Chariots of Fire
Close Every Door
Colours of the Wind - Pocohantas
Comptine D'Un Autre Ete: L'Apres-Midi - Amelie
Dances with Wolves
Eddlewiss
Endless Love
Evergreen - A Star is Born
Gabriel's Oboe - The Mission
Glasgow Love Theme - Love Actually
Gollum's Song - Lord of the Rings
For The Love of a Princess - Brave Heart
Hallelujah - Shrek / Cohen
He Sleeps - Pretty Woman
Hoppipolla - Planet Earth
Hello Young Lovers
I Dreamt a Dream - Miserable
In Dreams - Lord of the Rings
I See the Light - Tangled
It Is You I Have Loved - Shrek
I Wanna Be Like You - Jungle Book
James Bond Theme
Lara's Theme - Doctor Zivago
Latika's Theme - Slumdog Millionaire
Let It Go - Frozen
Lothlorien - Lord of The Rings
Local Hero
Love is all Around - 4 Weddings and a Funeral
Love said Goodbye - Godfather
Love Story
Love Theme - Romeo and Juiliet
Love Theme - Godfather
Many Meetings - Lord of the Rings
May It Be - Lord of the Rings
Memory - Cats
Moon River – Breakfast at Tiffany
My Heart will Go On - Titanic
New York New York
Pie Jesus - Requiem
Pirates of the Carabean Theme
PM's Love Theme - Love Actually
Portuguese Love Theme - Love Actually
Rule The World - Stardust
Schindler's List Theme
Some Enchanted Evening
Somewhere - West Side Story
Strangers in the Night
Tale as Old as Time - Beauty and the Beast
The Battle & Honour Him - Gladiator
The Balcony Scene - Romeo and Juilet
The Muppet Show - Henson/Pottle
The Music of the Night - Fantome of the Opera
The Rose
The Sound of Music
The Wedding / end titles - Emma
Unchained Melody - Ghost
Upstairs / Downstairs - Fans
Up Where We Belong - An Officer & a Gentelman
Walking in the Air - Snowman
Wallace and Gromit Theme - Notts
When a Man Loves a Woman
When You Say Nothing at All - Notting Hill
Everybody wants to be a Cat - Aristocrats
Under the Sea -the Little Mermaid
You have got a Friend in Me - Toy Story

Modern Love Songs
All of Me - Legend
A Moment in Time - Clarkson
A Thounsand Years - Perri
A Woman in Love - Gibbs
All my LIfe - Kci & Jojo
All You Need is Love - The Beatles
Angel - McLachlan
Angels - Williams
Anniversary Waltz
Because
Blackbird - The Beatles
Can't take My Eyes Off You
Can You Feel The Love Tonight - Elton
Chanson d'Amour - Shanklin
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Clocks - Coldplay
Closer to You
Crazy Love - Van Morrison
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Mercury
Everything - Buble
Everthing I Do - Adams
Fairy Tale - Einaudi
Fair Play - Van Morrison
Fields of Gold - Sting
From Both Sides Now - Mitchell
From This Moment On - Twain
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Greatest Day - Take That
Gypsy - Van Morrison
Halo - Beyonce
Handbags and Gladrags - D'Abo
Happy Birthday
Have I Told You Lately - Van Morrison
Heaven - Adams
Heaven - Westenra
Hine o Hine - Westenra
How Deep is Your Love - Gibbs
I am Forever Blowing Bubbles
I Am Yours - Mraz
I Don't Want to Miss a Thing - Aerosmith
I Giorni - Einaudi
I Just Called to Say I Love You - Wonder
I Only want to be with You - Raymonde
Isn't She Lovely - Wonder
I Swear - Baker/Myer
It's All About You - McFly
I Will Stand by You - The Pretenders
I Who Have Nothing - Donida
Imagine - Lennon
In My Life - The Beatles
Just The Way You Are - Mars
Kiss from a Rose - Seal
Kiss The Rain - Yiruma
L' Hymn a l'Amour - Piaf
La Vie en Rose - Piaf
Lady - Richie
Let it Be - The Beatles
Live Forever - Oasis
Lovin You - Riperton
Love and Marriage
Love is a many spendourous Thing
Love is Easy - McFly
Love Me Tender - Elvis
Make You Feel My Love - Dylan
Marry You - Mars
Moonshadow - Stevens
My Cherrie Amour - Wonder
My Way
Nights in White Satin - Hayward
One Day Like This - Elbow
One Moment in Time
On The Wings of Love
On Your Shore - Enya
Perfect Day - Reed
Primavera - Einaudi
Rule the World - Take That
Save the Best for Last
Saving all my Love for You - Masser
Send in the Clowns
She - Aznavour
She's Always a Woman
Someone Like You - Adele
Something gotten hold of my Heart - Greenway
Sometimes When we Touch
Songbird - McVie
Song for Guy - John
Storms in Africa - Enya
Stairway to Heaven - Page & Plant
That is Amore - Warren
The Air That I Breathe - Simply Red
The Circle - Ocean Colour Scene
The Closest Thing to Crazy - Batt
The Greatest Love of All - Musser
The Lady in Red - De Burgh
The Power of Love
The River Flows in You - Yiruma
The Sound of Silence - Simon
The Wind Beneath my Wings
The Wonder of You - Wonder
Three Times a Lady - Richie
Want to be With You - Moody Blues
Watermark - Enya
We Have Only Just Begun - Nichols/Sher
What The World Needs Now is Love
When I Need You - Sager
When We Fall in Love
Without You
Woman - Lennon
Wonderful Tonight - Clapton
Wonderwall - Oasis
Yellow - Coldplay
You are The One - Twain
You are So Beautiful - Fisher
You're Beautiful - Blunt
Your Song - John
A Thousand Years - Perri
Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Gaudio
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Mercury
Firework - Perry
I Won't Give Up - Mraz
Lovin' You - Riperton
You Raise Me Up - Westlife
Beautiful in White - West Life
Perfect - Ed Sherrin
Space Oddity -Bowie
Life on Mars - Bowie
Sweet Child O'Mine - Guns N'Roses

Light Jazz & Latin
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square - Sherwin
Besame Mucho
Bidin'my Time - Gershwin
Black and White Rag
Black Orpheus
Blue Moon - Rogers
Brian's Song - Legrand
But Not for Me - Gershwin
Cumparasita
Don't Get Around Much Anymore - Ellington
Don't Know Why - Harris
Embracable You - Gershwin
Facinating Rhythm - Gershwin
Georgia on my Mind
I Get a Kick Out of You - Porter
I Say a Little Prayer - Bacharach
In A Sentimental Mood - Ellington
Killing me Softly with his Song
Long Ago and Far Away - Kern
Lover Man
Lullaby of Birdland - Weiss/Shearing
Mack the Knife
Misty - Gardner
Moonlight Serenade - Miller
Night and Day - Porter
Over the Rainbow - Hart/Roger
Paris is Made for Lovers - Legrand
Petite Fleur - Bechet
Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head - Bacharach
Secret Love - Fain
Smokes gets in your Eyes - Kern
Softly as in a Morning Sunrise - Romberg
Summertime - Gershwin
Tenderly
The Entertainer - Joplin
The Girl from Ipanema - Jobim
The Look of Love - Bacharach
The Man I Love - Gershwin
The Way You Look Tonight - Kern
The Way you make me Feel
The Windmills of your Mind - Legrand
This Guy is in Love with You - Bacharach
Vai Doer - Dura
We Have all the Time in the World - Armstrong
What a Difference a Day Makes - Grever
What a Wonderful World - Thiele
Where is Love
Where or When - Hart/Roger

New! Christmas Repertoire!
12 Days of Christmas, Traditional
Angels from the Realms of Glory, Traditional
Carol of the Drum, Davis
Coventry Carol, Traditional
Deck the Halls, Traditional
Down in Yon Forest, Traditional
God Rest you Merry Gentelmen, Traditional
Good King Wenceslas, Cantiones
Happy Christmas (war is over), Lennon and Ono
Hark the Herald Angels Sing, Mendelssohn
In the Bleak Midwinter, Holst
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear, Willis
Jerusalem Parry
Jingel Bells, Pierpont
Mary's Boy Child, Hariston
Merry Christmas Everybody, Holder and Lea
Morning Has Broken, Stevens
O Little Town of Bethlehem, Redner
Silent Night, Gruber
Sussex Carol, Traditional
The Angel Gabriel, Traditional
The First Nowell, Traditional
The Holly and the Ivy, Traditional
When a Child is Born, Zacar
While Shepherds Watched their Flocks, Traditional

 

 

  • Experienced Harpist exclusive to Gloucestershire and the South West of England.
  • Tailored wedding packages available to suit your individual requirements.
  • Extensive repertoire covering Classical, Traditional, Bollywood Jazz & Film.
  • Available to perform on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Years Eve.

Line up:

Default lineup: 1 performer

Solo Harpist (Celtic or Concert harp)

Highlights
* Experienced Harpist
* An array of previous performances at many weddings, civil ceremonies, private and corporate events
* Extensive repertoire, happy to find requests if suitable for the harp
* Available to perform on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Years Eve
* Can performed amplified if required
* Available in Gloucestershire and the South West Of England



Rich and exciting for the more attentive listeners, pleasant and mellow to be used as background music during receptions, wedding breakfasts or dinners. Marie-France has been playing in the finest venues in the South West of England for such events as:

Wedding civil ceremonies;
church services;
receptions;
wedding breakfasts;
christenings;
birthday parties;
anniversaries;
corporate functions;
product launches;
dinner functions/parties;
charity events;
funerals;
and special occasions.

Repertoire
MF Harp offers an extensive repertoire including:

- Modern music from 20th and 21st century with some jazz and latin
- Light and romantic classical
- Traditional Welsh Scottish and Irish
- Music from films, shows and musicals

Performance Times
MF Harp's performance times cover the following:

* 1 Hour = e.g. Wedding Ceremony (50 minutes performance with 10 minutes break)

* Up to 3 Hours = e.g. Wedding Ceremony & Drinks Reception (3 x 50 minutes’ performance with 3 x 10 minutes’ break)

* Whole Day = e.g. Wedding Ceremony Drinks Reception & Meal performance available at a discounted price (Enquire with Entertainment Coordinator)

MF Harp is also willing to play on the following public holidays subject to availability (Enquire with Entertainment Coordinator):

* Christmas Eve
* Christmas Day
* New Year’s Eve

Testimonials:

"I just wanted to say Happy New Year and thank you so much for playing at my wedding last weekend. All the guests really enjoyed the harp and I can’t thank you enough." - Julia and Alastair January 2014

"Dave & I would like to say a big thank you for playing at our Wedding last Friday. All of our guests were very impressed with your playing of the harp – it was lovely to have something different. We would thoroughly recommend you – a most enjoyable day." - Angela and Dave January 2010

"Thank you for your harp playing you were fantastic and we had so many compliments. We will definitely recommend you to our friends." - Katie September 2009

"Thank you so much for playing such beautiful music at our wedding it really added that special touch to the ceremony." - Hannah and Jon August 2009

"I just wanted to say thank you for once again supporting the Woodside Playscheme. You really set the tone this year with your fantatstic playing and created as usual a magical time when the children could physically get to know their adult supporters." - Sense for deafblind people July 2009

Choose any of the following booking options when you hire M F Harp from Alive Network

  • Song Request Free

    Receive a song request free of charge with every booking (song choice depending- please speak to your booking agent to ensure song is suitable for harp arrangement).

Choose one of the following performance options when you hire M F Harp from Alive Network

  • Ceremony (Civil upto 60mins) £0
  • Ceremony (Church upto 90mins) Add £144
  • Drinks OR Meal (2 hour period) Add £144
  • Ceremony AND Drinks (3 hour period) Add £288
  • Drinks AND Meal (upto 4 hour period) Add £360
  • Ceremony AND Meal (5 hour period including waiting between) Add £480
  • Ceremony, Drinks + Meal (5 hour period) Add £480
  • Upto 1 hour background music £0
  • Upto 2 hours background music Add £144
  • Upto 3 hours background music Add £288