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Skaila Kanga

hrp, *1946 IN, India
Musician of Classical

Skaila Kanga (born in India) is a harpist and is Head of Harp Studies at the Royal Academy of Music, London, England. After winning a Junior Exhibition to the Royal Academy of Music for piano, she switched to harp studies at age 17. She studied with Tina Bonifacio, Sir Thomas Beecham's harpist in the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • World
  • Folk
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Five Variants of "Dives and Lazarus" on Vaughan Williams: Tallis Fantasia; Fantasia on Greensleeves; The Lark Ascending etc. by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
An Army Against One Man on Poldark: Music from the TV Series by Anne Dudley
Funeral March for a Marionette on Hitchcock by Danny Elfman
5 Variants of Dives & Lazarus on Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis and other Orchestral Works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Bryden Thomson, London Philharmonic Orchestra & Skaila Kanga
The Victorian Kitchen Garden - Suite: Prelude on The Essential Emma Johnson by Emma Johnson
The Victorian Kitchen Garden - Suite: Summer on The Essential Emma Johnson by Emma Johnson
Cherry Ripe on British Folksongs by Traditional, Tommy Reilly & Skaila Kanga
Introduction et Allegro, M. 46: Introduction et allegro, M. 46 on Ravel, Debussy & Saint-Seans with the Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields by Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Skaila Kanga
Invocation on Webber: Invocation by William Lloyd Webber, Richard Hickox, City of London Sinfonia, Julian Lloyd Webber, Tasmin Little & Westminster Singers
Five (Arr. N. Ingman): I. Prelude to a Million Years on Tony Banks: Five by Tony Banks, Frank Ricotti, Czech National Symphony Orchestra & Nick Ingman

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Flute Concerto In G / Flute And Harp ConcertoWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Edward Beckett, Skaila Kanga, The London Festival Orchestra, Ross Pople2003Album
More Of The World's Most Beautiful MelodiesPhillip McCann With The Black Dyke Mills Band Conducted By Peter Parkes, Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Ensemble Conducted By Gordon Langford, Skaila Kanga, Malcolm Hicks1992Album
Flute And Harp Concerto K299 (297c) - Oboe Concerto K271k - Flute And Oboe ConcertoWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Antonio Salieri, Susan Milan, Skaila Kanga, David Theodore, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1992Album
Skaila Kanga / Academy Of St. Martin-In-The-Fields Chamber EnsembleMaurice Ravel • Claude Debussy • Camille Saint-Saëns • Albert Roussel • The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields • Skaila Kanga1988Album
Play British Folk-Songs Arranged For Harmonica And HarpTommy Reilly And Skaila Kanga1987Album
String Quartet No. 1 / Piano Quartet / Harp QuintetArnold Bax - English String Quartet, John McCabe / Skaila Kanga1984Album
Harp MoodsSkaila Kanga1982Album
PerceptionRobert Cornford / Skaila Kanga1981Album
Romantic MelodiesTommy Reilly & Skaila Kanga1981Album
Harmonica RecitalTommy Reilly, James Moody, Skaila Kanga1978Album
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