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A Harpist's Dream/International Arrangement
By Richard Lee Orey
Last edited: Thursday, October 28, 2010
Posted: Sunday, May 24, 2009



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Lyrics and oral recitation by Authorsden's Gold Member Richard Lee Orey of San Diego, California/Musical score and solo harp performance by Professional Harpist Magdalene Wong of Singapore


      

                                      Magdalene and Richard hope you enjoy
                                           the presentation and the message.

                   

                          
                        A Harpist’s Dream

                            

                                                                            

                                                                                O, I can see for you and me

                                                                                A world that’s safe, no poverty

                                                                                     And I know that we can build it

                                                                                     And preserve it

                                                                                     This is a harpist’s dream

                                                                                     For all eternity

 

                                                                                O, in my dream for you and me

                                                                                There’s only love and harmony

                                                                                      And I know that we can build it

                                                                                      And preserve it

                                                                                      This is a harpist's dream

                                                                                      Praying for reality

 

                                                                                There’ll be no wars, no sacrifice

                                                                                Our children raised without strife or vice

                                                                                       And I know that we can build it

                                                                                       And preserve it

                                                                                       This is a harpist’s dream

                                                                                       With all sincerity 
                                          
                                                                                       And if we build it

                                                                                                         And preserve it

                                                                                        There’ll be no hunger

                                                                                        Or wants or needs

 

                                                                                         And if we build it

                                                                                         And preserve it

                                                                                         There’ll be only peace

                                                                                         And good will deeds

 

                                                                                    O, in my dream for you and me

                                                                                    There’s only love and harmony

                                                                                           And I know that we can build it

                                                                                           And know we can preserve it

                                                                                           This is a harpist’s dream

                                                                                           For a certainty

                  

                                                                                    This dream that lives in my heart

                                                                                     For you and me

                                                                                     Is a harpist’s dream

                                                                                     For all eternity


 

Renowned Professional Harpist Magdalene Wong of Singapore began music lessons on the piano at the age of four.  She served as an instructor in classical guitar for the Yamaha Music School for twenty years before pursuing her fascination with the harp in 1990.  A Harpist’s Dream was her first composition for harp and was written as a musical score without lyrics.  By invitation, lyrics by Authorsden Gold Member Richard Lee Orey have now been added.  This informal posting on Authorsden is the first publication of the complete composition. 

                                                                                                          To reach Magdalene Wong's personal website and to 
                                                                                                          order CDs of her beautiful harp music, click here:

                                                                                                                      http://www.singaporeharpist.com/

 

 

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Reviewed by Liana Margiva 11/1/2010
BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 10/30/2010
An absolutely stunning collabortion Richard...a beautiful blending of your soothing voice, the melodious harp and the words of a better world...

Carole~
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 10/28/2010
Dearest Richard this is so beautiful
your voice over moves the depth of the poem
even deeper with the beautiful meaning
and her strings are as a celestial blessing
to the soul of love...

Love's Bounty & Blessings Always
& All Dreams Coming True
Vickie
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 10/28/2010
Thank you for sharing this lovely and most meaningful presentation, Richard. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Jerry Engler 5/27/2009
Very well done, beautiful with both music and very special wishes, Richard. I congratulate you on following through with such a special opportunity, the melding of two talents. I hope the harpist's dream comes true.........Jerry
Reviewed by Denise Edwards 5/25/2009
Oh my! how beautiful and special is this song and its lyrics! Congrats, Richard, on a wonderful collaboration!
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 5/24/2009
lovely!

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