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14 February 2013, 22:34
Performing music composed by her husband as a gift, Claire Jones revealed the inspiration behind this most romantic of pieces ahead of her performance on stage at the Wales Millennium Centre.
Claire Jones recorded the beautiful piece, Heartstrings, on her latest album, The Girl with the Golden Harp. While the music sounds sublime without knowing the back story, it's all the more moving when you realise the piece was composed by Claire's husband, Chris Marshall, as an engagement present.
She shared the story with Classic FM's Tim Lihoreau, saying "To get to know the harp you really have to study it, and he knows my playing inside out."
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