Notes from the arranger:
This arrangement includes four art songs about roses: “Hedge Roses” by Schubert, “The Rose and The Lily” by Schumann, “The Rose Complained” by Franz, and “My Maiden’s Mouth is Like a Rosebud” by Brahms. This arrangement, Bouquet of Roses, is delightful to play. The 1st harp has the melody on songs #1 and #3, and the 2nd harp has the melody on songs #2 and #4. When the harps are not playing melody they have interesting accompaniment patterns. These four composers, Schubert, Schumann, Franz, and Brahms, from the Romantic period, are known for their lovely melodies.