"What fun! Layne brothers Josh (harp) and Robin (percussion) make beautiful
music together on Christmas Time: Harp and Marimba."
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"With unusual timbres ringing out from harp and percussion, Layne brothers
and Robin bring new sparkle to old carols in their delightful CD,
Time. Both musicians seem to be having a jolly good time!" -
Sylvia Rickard, Canadian Composer
Christmas Time - Harp and Marimba is the inaugural recording
by the unique duo of Josh and Robin Layne.
Performing on the pedal harp and marimba, the brothers create a rich
and enveloping sound that is perfect for the holiday season. With
over 50 minutes of familiar Christmas favourites, this album is sure to
become a family tradition.
Listen to sounds clips from the CD by clicking on the links to your
From the CD liner notes:
"Christmas music is special to both of us. This collection features
some of our favourite Christmas songs. On it are carols for solo
harp - Carlos Salzedo's marvelous arrangements, including two of his Concert
Variations (O Tannenbaum and O Come All Ye Faithful); a carol
for marimba and drums (Robin arranged and played both parts!); and most
especially, carols for harp and marimba. The harp and marimba are
both unusual instruments. Together, they create a wonderful sound.
As you can imagine, there aren't any Christmas carols arranged for harp
Read the rest of the notes here.