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Somewhere on the Ocean Floor - { Beyond the Waves }Winter Frieze - { Journey of Shadows }Moving Cloud - { the rhyme & the river }
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Sharlene has created seven independent CDs.

the rhyme & the river was praised in the Toronto Star for "eloquent" music, "expressive ... exotic ... calming".

Journey of Shadows, a winter inspired album, elaborates the amalgam of original, Celtic and South American influences explored in the rhyme & the river.

Beyond the Waves includes rhythmic and evocative compositions for solo harp and accompanied by accordion, sax, violin, cello, bass and percussion, and the short play CD Island Mountain presents Sharlene's Island Mountain Suite and Alfredo Rolando Ortiz's Merengue Rojo.

Anticipation is a CD collaboration of Sharlene and Susan Piltch, an offering of original music by Sharlene, Susan, Rob Piltch, David Piltch/k.d. lang, Loretto Reid, Anne Lindsay and one Classical piece by Francis Kleynjans. The music is performed by Sharlene on harp, Susan Piltch on piano and flute, and George Koller on bass.

Q&A is an album of Celtic and original harp duos by Sharlene and American Celtic harpist Kim Robertson.

In Night's Deep Silence is calming... a relxed vibe of Christmas and other music for Celtic harp and bass. Sharlene (harp) and George Koller (bass)

Sharlene is also heard on recordings by Oliver Schroer, Loretto Reid and Brian Taheny, Jeff and Michael Danna, Jason Fowler, Kirk Eliott, Ken Whitely, Ron Korb, and Dan Gibson, amongst others. For a detailed discography, please click on discography.


The recording work of Jacques Poirier is also notable here, with intimate, close-microphone techniques capturing every motion and beat of Wallace as she executes her smooth, gentle performances. Her harp is covered with a stereo perspective, astounding in headphones, that reveals gorgeous stereo panning across Wallace's glissandos and arpeggios. Tasteful mixing leaves Wallace shining brilliant in the warm backdrop of her comrades.
—Karl Mohr,
excerpt from "the rhyme & the river" review
© 2005 - 2014 Sharlene Wallace