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Marg Harper - Solo Harp - Singer Guitarist - Tauranga

Type: Solo Singer - Guitarist

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Marg Harper
a Tauranga musician who specializes in ambient music for wedding ceremonies and receptions, restaurants, small romantic occasions, large private and corporate functions and festivals.

Marg often performs on more than one instrument for an occasion e.g. Harp for a wedding ceremony then guitar and voice for the reception. She has a vast repertoire to draw from in many genres as both an instrumentalist and vocalist.

Her voice has been likened to Diana Krall and chocolate! A sophisticated deep warmth that cuts to the heart of each song. From smooth jazz and Latin standards to blues and contemporary, Spanish and French chanson accompanied by elegant arrangements on guitar or piano.
Beautiful arrangements of harp instrumentals: Classical, Celtic, South American and favourite love songs.

Marg recognises the importance of friends, family and conversation at occasions, keeping the music complementary rather than intrusive to your time together

Marg will discuss with you prior to event which instruments will appeal to you

Accentuate the Positive
Ain’t No Sunshine
All of Me
All or Nothing At All
All the Things You Are
Almost Like Being in Love
Always On My Mind
Amor (Sp)
Anyone Who Had a Heart
April in Paris
Aquellos Ojos Verdes (Sp)
As Time Goes By
At Last
At Seventeen
Autumn Leaves
Baby Can I Hold You Tonight
Besame Mucho (Sp)
Better Than Anything
Between the Devil & the Deep Blue Sea
Bird on a Wire
Black Coffee
Blue Moon
Blue Skies
Blue Smoke
Boy Next Door, The
Bursting Through
But Not For Me
Bye Bye Blackbird
C’est Si Bon (Fr)
Calling You
Can’t Help Lovin’ That Man
Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You
Chanson d’Amour
Cheek to Cheek
Close to You
Come Away With Me
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Cry Me a River
Dance Me to the End of Love
Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup
Devil May Care
Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend
Do That to Me One More Time
Don’t Dream It’s Over
Don’t Explain
Don’t Know Why I Didn’t Come
Don’t Wait Too Long
Don’t You Worry ‘Bout a Thing
Down With Love
Dream a Little Dream of Me (Eng/Fr)
Embraceable You
Every Time We Say Goodbye
Exactly Like You
Feeling Good
Feeling Groovy
Feelings/Dime (Sp)
Fields of Gold
Fifty Ways to Leave Your Lover
First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, The
Fly Me to the Moon
Four Seasons in One Day
Garden in the Rain
Gentle Rain
Georgia on My Mind
Getting to Be a Habit With Me
Ghost of a Chance
Girl from Ipanema (Port.)
God Bless the Child
Good Life, The – La Belle Vie (Eng/Fr)
Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?
He Was Beautiful (Cavatina)
Heart & Soul
Historia de Un Amor (Sp)
How Insensitive (Eng/Port)
I Can’t Give You Anything But Love
I Cover the Waterfront
I Don’t Want to Set the World on Fire
I Get a Kick Out of You
I Get Along Without You Very Well
I Got Rhythm
I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues
I Love Paris
I Miss You So
I Put a Spell On You
I Think It’s Gonna Rain Today
I Will
I Will Wait For You
I Wish I Didn’t Love You So
I Wish You Love (Fr/Eng)
I’d Rather Go Blind
I’ll Be Seeing You
I’ll Look Around
I’ll Never Fall in Love Again
I’m a Fool to Want You
I’ve Got a Crush on You
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
If You Go Away (Fr/Eng)
In My Life
Into Temptation
It Could Happen to You
It Don’t Mean a Thing
It Had to Be You
Java Jive
Just One of Those Things
Just the Two of Us
Just the Way You Are
Killing Me Softly
La Llorona (Sp)
La Mer (Fr/Eng)
La Vie En Rose (Fr)
Lady Sings the Blues
Let There Be Love
Let’s Do It
Let’s Fall in Love
Let’s Misbehave
Little Boat (Eng/Port)
Little Girl Blue
Look of Love, The
Lost Mind
Love For Sale
Love is Here to Stay
Love Letters
Love Me or Leave Me
Love Walked In
Loverman Oh Where Can You Be?
Lullaby of Birdland
Mack the Knife
Make Someone Happy
Man I Love, The
Masquerade is Over, The
Mink Schmink
Miss Celie’s Blues
Moon River
Music to Watch Girls By
My Baby Just Cares for Me
My Funny Valentine
My Love Is
My Romance
Natural Woman
Nature Boy
Nearness of You, The
Nearness of You, The
Never Let Me Go
Nice Work if You Can Get It
Night and Day
Nobody Does It Better
Noche de Ronda (Sp)
Not Given Lightly
On a Clear Day
On the Sunny Side of the Street
Only You
Orange Coloured Sky
Our Day Will Come
Peel Me a Grape
Pennies From Heaven
Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps (Eng/Sp)
Pick Yourself Up
Prelude to a Kiss
Quando Quando Quando
Route 66
‘S Wonderful
Sabor a Mi (Sp)
Seems Like Old Times
Shop Around
Single Girl
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
So Nice
Solamente Una Vez (Sp)
Some Day My Prince Will Come
Somebody Loves Me
Something Good
Something Stupid
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Speak Low
Still Crazy After All These Years
Stormy Weather
Strangers in the Night
Stuff & Nonsense
Sway (Eng/Sp)
Takes My Breath Away
Tell Me That You Love Me (Fr/Eng)
Thank you
That Old Feeling
That Ole Devil Called Love
The Glory of Love
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
This Guy’s in Love With Me
Til There Was You
Time After Time
Truly Madly Deeply
Try a Little Tenderness
Turn Me On
Un Homme et Une Femme (Fr)
Very Thought of You, The
Walk on By
Watch What Happens
Waters of March
Way You Look Tonight, The
We’re in this Love Together
What a Difference a Day Made (Eng/Sp)
What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?
What is This Thing Called Love?
What the World Needs Now
When Did You Leave Heaven
When I Fall in Love
When the Sun Goes Down
When You Wish Upon a Star
Wild is the Wind
Windmills of Your Mind
Wonderful World
You Are My Sunshine
You Are So Beautiful
You Are the Sunshine of My Life
You Do Something to Me
You Don’t Know Me
You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
You’ve Changed
Plus selection of Christmas favourites

Adagio – Corelli
Adio Querida – Ladino Folksong
Adon Olam - Chitman
Air from Water Music – Handel
Air on a G String – J S Bach
Alfonso XII el Sabio – 13th C. Spain
All in a Garden Green – Playford
Alman – Thomas Morely
Aria from Sonata for Flute – Vinci
Arioso – J S Bach
Ave Maria – Schubert
Bittersweet – K Robertson
Bransle - Attaignant
Bridal Chorus (Here Comes the Bride) – Wagner
Cabot – Rowallen Lute Book 1620
Canarie 1 & 2 – Straloch Lute Book 1627
Canon in D – Pachelbel
Caro Mio Ben – Giordano
Corranto – Anon
Currant – Rowallen Lute Book 1620
Dedication – Robert Franz
Earl of Essex Galliard – John Dowland
Etude – K Robertson
Flower Duet – Delibes
Fortune – William Byrd
Fur Elize – Beethoven
Gavotte – Gluck
Gratitude – K Robertson
Jesu Joy of Mans Desiring – J S Bach
La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin – Debussy
La Rosa Enflorece – Ladino Folksong
La Rotta – Anonymous
Lai et Rotrouenge – Trouvere melodies
Larghetto – Handel
Largo from “Winter” – Vivaldi
Lauda – 15th c. Italian
Lauda to Sta. Maddalena – 13th c. Italy
Luminous Sea – K Robertson
March – Handel
Meditation from Thais – Massenet
Moderato Cantabile - Chopin
Mon Ami – K Robertson
Moonrise – K Robertson
Musetta’s Waltz – Puccini
Nobody’s Gigge – Giles Farnaby
O Mio Babbino Caro – Puccini
Passacaille – Handel
Pastorale from Christmas Concerto – Corelli
Pavane – Faure
Prelude in C – J S Bach
Prelude, Op.28, No 7 – Chopin
Premiere Gymnopedie – Satie
Rain – K Robertson
Robin – Eng 16th c.
Romanza – Anonymous
Saltarello – Anon. Italy
Sheep May Safely Graze – J S Bach
Sonatina No. 3 – Dussek
Spagnoletta – Praetorius
Tambourin – Daquin
Themes from Scheherazade – Rimsky-Korsakov
Three Ravens – Eng. 16th c.
Traumerei – Schumann
Trumpet Tune – Jeremiah Clarke
Veni Emmanuel – Plainsong
Water Spirit – K Robertson
Wedding March – Mendelssohn
White Flowers Italian 16th c.
Wolseys Wilde – William Byrd
Yo M’enamori d’Un Aire – Ladino Folksong
Extensive Christmas Repertoire

A Summer Place
All I Ask of You – Lloyd Webber
And I Love Her
And I Love You So
Beauty & the Beast
Braveheart Theme
But Not For Me
C’est Magnifique
Don’t Cry for Me Argentina – Lloyd Webber
Embraceable You
Falling in Love With Love
From This Moment On
Goodnight – Lennon & McCartney
How are Things in Glocca Morra?
I Will – Lennon & McCartney
I’ve Got a Crush on You
In My Life – Lennon & McCartney
Let It Be – Lennon & McCartney
Let It Be Me
Look to the Rainbow
Love is Here to Stay
Love Walked In
Memory – Lloyd Webber
Music of the Night – Lloyd Webber
My Funny Valentine
My Own True Love (Tara Theme)
Never My Love
Pokarekare Ana
Send in the Clowns
Someone to Watch Over Me
Somewhere In Time
The Long & Winding Road – Lennon & McCartney
The Prayer
The Rose
Think of Me – Lloyd Webber
Through the Eyes of Love
Time to Say Goodbye ( Con te Partiro)
Try to Remember
Where or When
Wind Beneath My Wings
Yesterday – Lennon & McCartney
Special requests may be arranged

All Through the Night - Welsh
Arran Boat Song - Scotttish
Boatman, The - Scottish
Chanter – Irish
Fairies’ Reel - Manx
Give Me Your Hand - Irish
Last Night’s Joy/ Matt Malloy’s Reel - Irish
Last Rose of Summer - Irish
Londonderry Air (Danny Boy) - Irish
Musical Priest – Irish
O’Carolan – Irish Airs and Dances (many)
Parting Glass – Irish
Sea Invocation - Manx
She Moves Through the Fair - Irish
Skye Boat Song – Scotttish
Song of the Water Kelpie - Manx
Water is Wide, The - Welsh
Many more including ethereal contemporary melodies, jigs and reels and ballads.
Too many to list.

A Day in the Life of a Fool (Manha de Carnaval)
Ain’t Misbehaving
All or Nothing at All
All the Things You Are
All Too Soon
Almost Blue
April in Paris
Ask a Woman Who Knows
Autumn in New York
Autumn Leaves
Besame Mucho
Black Coffee
Blue Moon
But Not For Me
C’est Si Bon
Can’t Help Loving That Man
Close to You
Come Fly With Me
Dancing in the Dark
Don’t Explain
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Ebb Tide
Embraceable You
Fly Me to the Moon
Garden in the Rain
Gentle Rain
Georgia on My Mind
Heaven Can Wait
Here’s That Rainy Day
How Deep is the Ocean
I Miss You So
I’m a Fool to Want You
I’m in the Mood for Love
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
If I Had You
It Ain’t Necessarily So
It Could Happen to You
It’s Oh So Quiet
Kissing You
La Mer
La Vie En Rose
Lady Bird
Little Girl Blue
Lollipops and Roses
Look of Love, The
Love Letters
Lover Man Oh Where Can You Be?
Masquerade is Over, The
Moon River
More Than You Know
My Funny Valentine
My Love
My Romance
Nearness of You, The
Night and Day
On Green Dolphin Street
Once I Loved
Once in a While
Over the Rainbow
Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps
Prelude to a Kiss
Quiet Night of Quiet Stars (Corcovado)
Round Midnight
Shadow of Your Smile, The
Slightly Out of Tune
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
So Nice
Something Stupid
Speak Low
Stormy Weather
Sway (Quien Sera)
Take Five
Taking a Chance On Love
That Ole Devil Called Love
The Summer Knows
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
This Guy’s in Love With You
This Masquerade
Till There Was You
Very Thought of You, The
Waltz for Wendy
What a Difference a Day Made
What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?
When Sunny Gets Blue
Where is the Love
Wild is the Wind
Windmills of Your Mind, The
You Take My Breath Away
You’ve Changed
Plus a selection of light classical, ceremonial
Church music and French & Argentinian tangos.

Ain’t Misbehaving
All the Things You Are
Aquellos Ojos Verdes
Arremolinando – John Zaradin
Aubade – Bartoli
Besame Mucho
Bossa Bab (Bossa Nova)
Bye Bye Blackbird
Cancion Mixteca – Trad. Mexican
Caramba Habanera
Casa Azul
Chiquilin De Bachin – Piazzola
Cuba Dance
Cuban Love Song
Desconfiado – Trad Sth American
Estudio 5 in B minor – Fernando Sor
Etude in Em – Tarrega
Farruca – Papas
Gentle Rain
Here, There and Everywhere
Honeysuckle Rose
In My Life – Lennon/McCartney
Killing Me Softly
La Cumparsita
La Gatica – Antonio Lauro
La Golondrina
La Paloma – Yradier
La Partida – Traditional
Lagrima – Tarrega
Longer Than
Love Me Tender
Lullaby of Birdland
Manha de Carnaval – Bonfa
Moon River
My Funny Valentine
Piedra de Toques – John Zaradin
Preciso de Voce – John Zaradin
Romance – Anon
Romance – Bartoli
Romeo & Juliet Theme – Mancini
Round Midnight
Rue d’Ipanema (Bossa Nova)
Spanish Eyes
Spanish Harlem
Swingy – Keroas
Tango – anon
Tender Moment – Fernando Sor
Venezuelan Waltz 2 – Antonio Lauro
Wave – Jobim
You Are My Sunshine

Tango, Habanera, Cumbia, Guarania, Pasaje, Waltz etc.
From Cuba to Argentina - wonderful rhythmic music to relax to. Perfect for after ceremony drinks or dinner music.

Let Margaret Harper enchant you with the exquisite sound of the harp. She plays a selection of joyous and serene seasonal music from around the world on her handmade lever harp.

Marg Harper - Christmas Music – lever harp

12 Days of Christmas
Angelical Hymn – Russian
Angels We Have Heard on High – French
Arabian Dance from Nutcracker Suite
Away in a Manger
Babe of Bethlehem – American Folk
Ballo Lammy – Scottish Christmas Lullaby
Bring a Torch Jeanette, Isabella – French
Carol of the Bells – Ukranian
Carol of the Bagpipers – Scottish
Christ Child’s Lullaby – Hebrides
Come All Ye Shepherds – Moravian
Coventry Carol – English
Deck the Halls – Welsh
Ding Dong Merrily on High – French
Divinum Mysterium – 13thc plainsong
Entre le Boeuf – French
First Nowell
Gabriel’s Message
Gesu Bambino – Italian
Go Tell it on the Mountain
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen – Eng.
Good King Wenceslas
Hark the Herald Angels Sing
Infant Lowly – Polish
Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring – JS Bach
Jingle Bells
Joy to the World
Lauda Novella – Italian
Low How a Rose – German
Love Came Down at Christmas – Irish
Mary Did You Know?
Masters in this Hall – French
Noel Nouvelet – Fr.
O Come All Ye Faithful
O Come Emanuel
O Holy Night
O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree)
Patapan – Fr.
Silent Night
Star of Christmas Morning
Still Still Still – Austrian
Twelfth Night – Russian
Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
Venite Adoremus
Virgin’s Lullaby – Irish
We Three Kings
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
What Child is this? (Greensleeves)
While Shepherds Watched their Flocks
White Christmas

It was amazing and Marg was brilliant,lovely music in the background while our two families come together.
Thank you

We think Margaret performed superbly and would definitely contract her again, thank you.
Kind regards
Vivette Bradley
Manager, Chatter Communications NZ

Hi Robyn,
Marg was so professional and lovely. Her playing was beautiful and really set the atmosphere for our wedding.
We have no hesitation in recommending her.
Andrew and Barbara Walker

HI Robyn
Marg Harper was amazing. Her talents are exceptional. She was on time and ready to perform.
Would definitely have her again.
Thanks Jane Brown

Hi Robyn,
Thank you for your email. Marg was fantastic!!! We will certainly ask her to play for us again when we’re in the area next!
Thank you again,
Kaitlin Wolf
University of Otago Alumni

Sorry we are just on the honeymoon. Yes everything went well with Marg.. She was amazing and added that touch we wanted at the ceremony.
Thanks once again for making it easy.
Warren Gomesz

Hi there
We thoroughly enjoyed Margs performance and everyone at the party was thrilled with her. We would book her again if we held another function and thank both you and Marg for your services
Thanks again, Renee Harris 

Hi Pete
Thank you for your email. Everything went very well at both functions. Thank you very much for Ross Halliday and Marg Harper’s professionalism.
We look forward to using your service again.
Kind regards
Lynn Hunter • Personal Assistant/Events Coordinator
Development & Alumni relations
University of Otago

Hi Pete,
We loved Marg Harper's performance and we got lots of wonderful feedback from our guests.
She was professional to deal with and we really appreciated her being honest and up-front about her needs before hand. On the day, she pretty much set up herself and just made it so easy for us. Her performance was magical during the ceremony and added a special touch to the wedding. During the evening, her music was perfect for the night. It sets the mood and just made the night extra special. We are still hearing people telling us how great the music was for the day. A big big thank you to her.
We thoroughly enjoyed her music and would highly recommended her to anyone.
Kind Regards,
Emily (Feng) & Ian

Hello Pete,
The performance Margaret Harper gave was exceptional. She played the
harp magically in the background and later the guitar.The two
songs(requested) sung in french were out of this world,- you could have
heard a pin drop! she is also a lovely lady and I would highly recommend
her .My mother had a 90th birthday to be remembered at Mills Reef
Winery Tauranga and it was enhanced by the beautiful music played by
Marg.Thanks for arranging it for me.
Best wishes,
Frances Lawson

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