The Harpsichord Diaries
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The Artists Behind The HARPSICHORD DIARIES


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ELAINE FUNARO

Elaine Funaro is one of the leading performers of contemporary harpsichord music. She has performed on five continents, premiering new works in London, Amsterdam, Rome, Sydney, Boston, Tallinn, Hong Kong, and Tokyo. She has recorded twelve CDs for record labels including Arabesque, Centaur, Classic Concert, Gasparo, and Wildboar. For over 35 years, Elaine has played a pivotal role in Aliénor, the international competition for new harpsichord music. When not practicing the harpsichord, she loves to cook, quilt, and take walks in the forest with her friends. Elaine lives with her husband, pianist Randall Love, in Durham, North Carolina.

VISIT HER WEBSITE HERE

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ANDREA LOVE

Andrea Love is an independent stop motion animator and illustrator. Her work has been shown in many venues, from the Tribeca Film Festival to the North Carolina Museum of Art. Her short film FEAR won the Animated Grit award from the Indie Grits Film Festival, and she was a finalist for the Jefferson County Young Professional of the Year award. She has illustrated two books by master woodworker Jim Tolpin, By Hound & Eye and From Truths to Tools with Lost Art Press. When not in her animation studio, she can be found needle felting or gardening. Andrea lives in Port Townsend, Washington with husband Alex and dog Giles.

VISIT HER WEBSITE HERE

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ERIC LOVE

Eric Love is an equity actor and theater director. He performed on Broadway for Broadway Cares’ Gypsy of the Year and Easter Bonnet Competition, representing the Tony award-winning musical ONCE. He made his Off-Broadway debut understudying Peter Pan in Peter and the Starcatcher at the New York Theater Workshop. After seven years in NYC, Eric moved to White River Junction, Vermont, to be the Director of Education for Northern Stage, a professional regional theater. He has acted in over 70 productions and directed over 30 plays and musicals. When not acting, teaching, or directing, Eric likes to go see his friends in shows. 

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Lisa Creed is an artist, a graphic designer and an educator. As a designer she has worked for both large and small organizations ranging from IBM to small non profits. Over the years she has worked on many design projects for Elaine Funaro. Lisa is also a professor of graphic and web design on the college level. Lisa has always been an artist. Her paintings range from very abstract pieces to landscapes of coastal areas including her beloved Maine. One of her most challenging artistic efforts was painting the actual harpsichord, Opus #333, for Elaine.  Music and visual art come together in this instrument.

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Dave Wofford has been manning the reins of Horse & Buggy Press since 1996. During this time, Dave has designed over 200 books, many that bear the Horse & Buggy Press imprint and feature in-house letterpress printing, hand-sewn bindings, and/or higher end papers (including handmade paper covers). Numerous titles and fine art broadsides are housed in special collections and rare book libraries across the globe, and have won awards for both their content and their design. 

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Sound effects by Nicole Carole

Voice-over direction by Adam Kee

Voice recording & audio mastering by Paul Howells

Harpsichords recorded by Christopher Greenleaf

Harpsichord recordings produced & edited by Evan Richey, Ovation Sound Book manufactured by Friesens Manufacturing Group


 
 
 
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