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Releases in 2019:
1 september: The MAGIC of MUSIC, Universal Harpsongs - 27 songs, 78 mins.

PROGRAM  FLYER  LYRICS CONCERTS
It's gonna be a HOT CD, since the recordings are during the heatwave.

Releases in 2018:
30 september: HARP SONGS - 22 songs, 66 mins.
1 april: Feeling Thine arms around me (Ode to Mda Ratan) - 19 songs, 70 mins.

 

How wonderful to present this CD...

HARP SONGS 2018 - Marja de Jong

 

Dream away with this soothing and calming music,

22 songs, 67 mins, €5 ex porto.

demo video (coming up soon!)

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CD-release on September 30, 2018 in Beek-Ubbergen, White Church.

 

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So honoured to present this CD...

Feeling Thine arms around me - Ode to Murshida Ratan

 

Music for opening the heart,

19 songs, 70 mins, €5 ex porto.

demo video

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CD-release on April 1st, 2018 in The Hague, next to the Peace Palace.

proud and gratefully presenting

 

More CDs are available. Soon shown here too.

Marja de Jong sings in several styles and plays many instruments. Since 2012 her CDs are called: "Heart to Heart", and are numbered. The tracklists are given below. You can ask for  CD booklets (with poems and translations) and scores by email. We love to hear how you enjoy our CDs. Marja de Jong performs with other singers and instrumentalists as well. AUDIO

TRACKLIST Heart to Heart # Apr 2013  

duration: 30 mins. All music composed/arranged in 2012/2013 © Marja de Jong

Mediaeval: 1,2,3, Swing: 7,8, Folk: 3,5,6 Light: 4,7,8, Ballad: 5,7,8, Easy listening: 7.

Marja de Jong: solo singing in 1-8; piano in 5,8; all other instruments (except guitar) in 1-8; all other voices in 1-8, except choir voices. CHOIR: Marjo Hendrix 1,2,3,6,8, Jacintha van Gasteren 1,2, Erna Jacobi 1,2, Frederik Groeman 1,2, Rosa van der Minne 2, Winnie Geurts 2,3,6,8, Annette Niemeijer 2,3,6,8, Antoinette Cremers 2,3,6,8, Herma van den Berg 2,3,6,8, Pieternel Pieters 2,3,6,8, Etske Thie 6; Paula Bailly: guitar in 4,7.      

01 - Adam lay ybounden - Traditional Macaronic English words; modern English words, tune & music: © Marja de Jong (solo, clapping, choir, recorder, baritone-uke, chestharp, drum, bell). Sung in English.

02 - Tourdion - After 'Tourdion', a Medieval dance that has been set for choir by Pierre Attaignant (1494-1551). Melody traditional. Words and music by © Marja de Jong: solo singing, choir, chest harp, S & A recorders, harmonium, uke (lute), baritone uke, and tambourine, bells. Sung in French.

03 - Rossignolet - After an old French Folksong. Tune and part of the words traditional. Words and music by © Marja de Jong: solo singing, accompanying voices, piano. Sung in French.

04 - Beautiful garden - After 'Down by the Salley Gardens', an Irish traditional. Words and music by © Marja de Jong: solo singing, second and third voice, uke, guitar. Sung in English. 

05 - Delight us - Tune (Greensleeves): English traditional (romanesca); words & music: © Marja de Jong;  (2 voices, piano, birds, water). Sung in English.

06 - Berkenboom - (Birch tree) - After 'Береза дерево', a Russian folksong. Tune and words of first verse: traditional. Dutch words and music by © Marja de Jong: solo singing, choir, domra, guitar, drum. Sung in Russian and Dutch. 

07 - Kom in mijn dromen - (composed in 2012) tune, words & music: © Marja de Jong (solo, 2 backing vocals, uke, guitar, sambaball)

08 - For the beauty of the earth - Words verses from F.S. Pierpoint's poem (1835-1917). Words refrains, tune and music by © Marja de Jong: solo, choir, uke, piano, sambaball. Sung in English.


TRACKLIST Heart to Heart # DEC 2012

duration: 55 mins. All music composed/arranged in 2012 © Marja de Jong

Mediaeval: 1,2,3,5,8, Swing: 4,9,11,13,14, Classical: 6,9,10,12, Folk: 1,2,3,5,8,12, Light: 4,7, Ballad: 6,7,10, Easy listening: 11.

Marja de Jong: solo singing in 1-14; piano in 7,12; all other instruments (except guitar) in 1-14; choir voices in 1,2,4,7,9,11,12,13,14. Mirjam Damen: choir in 1,2,4,9. Marjo Hendrix: choir in 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10. Jacintha van Gasteren: choir in 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10. Erna Jacobi: choir in 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10. Chris Braun: choir in 2,10. Frederik Groeman: choir in 2,3,5,8,9,10; piano in 6,10. Paula Bailly: guitar in 11,13,14.       

01 - Adeste fideles - tune & music: © Marja de Jong; traditional Latin words (O come, all ye faithful): John Francis Wade. (1711-1786). (solo singing, SSSchoir, uke, harmonium, drum, bells)

02 - Fum, fum, fum - tune: Catalan traditional; French words & music: © Marja de Jong (solo, choir, uke, chestharp, drum)

03 - Light will shine upon us - tune, words & music: © Marja de Jong (solo, choir, uke, chestharp, drum, bells)

04 - For the Beauty of the Earth - words verses from F.S. Pierpoint's poem (1835-1917). Words refrains, tune and music by © Marja de Jong: solo, choir, uke, piano, sambaball. Sung in English.

05 - Adam lay ybounden - traditional Macaronic English words; modern English words, tune & music: © Marja de Jong (solo, clapping, choir, recorder, baritone-uke, chestharp, drum, bell)

06 - What child is this? - tune (Greensleeves): English traditional (romanesca); words (partly) & music: © Marja de Jong; original words: William Chatterton Dix, 1865. (voice, piano)

07 - Sleep, little baby Jesus - tune, words & music: © Marja de Jong. (solo, SMAchoir, piano)

08 - Pak een fakkel, Jannet, Isabel - tune: French traditional, Dutch words & music: © Marja de Jong; original words: Provence, 1553. (solo, choir, chestharp, drum)

09 - O kom, kleine kind'ren - tune German traditional: Joh. Abr. P. Schulz, 1790; Dutch words: © Marja de Jong after original words: Christoph von Schmid, 1798; music: © Marja de Jong  (solo singing, SABchoir, chestharp, uke )

10 - Stille Nacht - tune Autrian traditional: Franz Gruber, 1818; Dutch words & music: © Marja de Jong; original words: Joseph Mohr, 1816. (solo, choir, harmonium, piano)

11 - Kom in mijn dromen (composed in 2012) tune; words & music: © Marja de Jong (solo, 2 backing vocals, uke, guitar, sambaball) 

12 - Carol of the Bells - tune Ukrainian traditional & harmony: Mykola Leontovych, 1916; words & arrangement: © Marja de Jong (solo, SMATBchoir, piano, chimes)

13 - Jingle Bells words verse 1+Refrain & tune: American tradional; words verse 2 + sung interludium & music: © Marja de Jong. (solo, SABchoir, uke, guitar, sambaball, bells)  

14 - We wish you a merry Christmas words refrains & tune: English traditional; words verses & music: © Marja de Jong (solo, SABchoir, uke, guitar, sambaball)


TRACKLIST Heart to Heart # 1: JUN 2012

track 1 TOURDION - After 'Tourdion', a Medieval dance that has been set for choir by Pierre Attaignant (1494-1551). Melody traditional. Words and music by © Marja de Jong: solo singing, choir, chest harp, S & A recorders, harmonium, uke (lute), baritone uke, and tambourine, bells. Sung in French. Recorded: June 17 and 20, 2012. With Lenneke Derks (bells, A recorder), Jacintha van Gasteren (choir), Ineke Vrolijk (harmonium, choir), Paula Bailly (Hazy) (baritone uke).

track 2 MY SONGS HAVE WINGS - After 'Tu ch'hai le penne', an Ancient Italian opera aria  by Giulio Caccini (1551-1618). Melody traditional. Words and music by © Marja de Jong: solo singing, S & A recorders, uke (lute), cello.  Sung in English. Recorded: June  17 and 19, 2012. With Lenneke Derks (cello).

track 3 BEAUTIFUL GARDEN - After 'Down by the Salley Gardens', an Irish traditional. Words and music by © Marja de Jong: solo singing, second voice, uke, guitar. Sung in English. Recorded: June 17 and 19, 2012. With Paula Bailly (Hazy) (guitar), Jacintha van Gasteren (choir), Ineke Vrolijk (choir).

track 4 FOR THE BEAUTY OF THE EARTH - Words verses from F.S. Pierpoint's poem (1835-1917). Words refrains and music by © Marja de Jong: solo singing, choir, uke. Sung in English. Recorded: June 17 and 20, 2012. With Jacintha van Gasteren (choir), Ineke Vrolijk (choir).

track 5 BERKENBOOM - (Birch tree) - After 'Береза дерево', a Russian folksong. Melody and part of the words traditional. Words and music by © Marja de Jong: solo singing, choir, domra, guitar. Sung in Russian and Dutch. Recorded: June 17 , 2012. With Paula Bailly (Hazy) (guitar), Jacintha van Gasteren (choir), Ineke Vrolijk (choir).

track 6 RIVER - After 'The river is flowing', a Native American folksong. Melody and words traditional. Music by © Marja de Jong: solo singing, choir, box harp, piano, bells, rain pipe. Sung in English. Recorded: June 17 , 2012. With Lenneke Derks (bells, choir), Jacintha van Gasteren (choir), Marjolijn Engelen (rain pipe, choir), Ineke Vrolijk (choir).

track 7  ZEE IN MIJN HART - After the Ninth Symphony by Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827). Melody traditional. Words and music by © Marja de Jong: solo singing, choir, uke, bass guitar. Sung in English. Recorded: June 17 , 2012. With Paula Bailly (Hazy) (bass guitar), Jacintha van Gasteren (choir), Ineke Vrolijk (choir).

 

MUZIEK VAN HART TOT HART

 

 

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