Habanera (John Harle album)

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Studio album by John Harle
Released 1987
Recorded April 24–25, 1987
Studio Firehouse Studios, London
Genre Classical, jazz, folk
Length 57:48
Label Hannibal
Producer Joe Boyd
John Harle chronology
John Harle's Saxophone
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Habanera is an album by the English classical saxophonist John Harle and the pianist John Lenehan. Produced by Joe Boyd and released on his Hannibal world music record label in 1987, the recording features an eclectic range of composers and musical genres.


Allmusic awarded the album with 3 stars.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Music Length
1. "Three Folksongs (from the country of Csík)" Béla Bartók 3:34
2. "Gymnopédie 1" Erik Satie 6:48
3. "Elergy for 'Trane" Jeremy Wall 4:45
4. "Three Preludes for Piano" George Gershwin 6:40
5. "Fantasia" Heitor Villa-Lobos 4:05
6. "Allegro" Leonardo Vinci 1:50
7. "Deep Purple" Peter DeRose 5:09
8. "Theme From 'Tender is the Night'" Richard Rodney Bennett 3:59
9. "Sonata in G Minor (BWV 1020)" J. S. Bach 10:40
10. "Homage to Edith Piaf" Francis Poulenc 2:55
11. "Syrinx" Claude Debussy 2:29
12. "Habanera" Maurice Ravel 2:45
13. "Out of the Cool" Dave Heath 6:04



  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Allmusic Review: Habanera accessed 14 April 2010