Music – audio clips

For a sample REPERTOIRE/SONG LIST, please scroll to the bottom of this page.

Solo Harp & Voice

Erin does a variety of voice-and-harp arrangements, including pop tunes (50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s on up to Lady Gaga), opera (Italian arias, German lieder), country (Dolly Parton, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, etc), Christmas songs (traditional and original), and jazz (Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, etc.).
Most of these clips are from her album “Harp Town,” which is available on iTunes.

Solo Harp

Erin does her own arrangements of pop songs on the harp, from Buddy Holly, Del Shannon, and Frankie Avalon… to Neil Young, David Bowie & The Rolling Stones… to ABBA, Stevie Wonder, and The Eagles… to Madonna, a-ha and The Police. She is well-known for her pop and jazz arrangements at the Ritz-Carlton on Central Park South, where she played full-time for several years.

Originals – “Girl Inventor” album by Erin Hill

“Girl Inventor” is a 2013 Independent Music Award winner. The album comprises 10 original sci-fi pop songs written by Erin, and featuring vocals, electric harp, bass, drums, cello, and pedal steel. Here are clips from the 10 songs on the album:


Erin sings and plays Irish songs on the harp, performing either solo, or with her Celtic band, Four Celtic Voices, whose debut album hit #1 on the Billboard World Music Chart in May, 2009.

Christmas music

Sample Repertoire/Song List:

The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy) – Simon and Garfunkel
A-Punk – Vampire Weekend
Across the Universe – The Beatles
After the Gold Rush – Neil Young
Air on the G-string – Bach (classical)
Alison – Elvis Costello
All Is Full of Love – Bjork
All of Me – John Legend
Amazing Grace – traditional
And I Love Her – The Beatles
And You Tell Me – a-ha
Angel of the Morning – Merrilee Rush/Juice Newton
Annie’s Song – John Denver
Apache – The Ventures
Arioso – Bach (classical)
Ashes to Ashes – David Bowie
At Last – Etta James
Ave Maria – Schubert
Ave Maria – Beyonce
Band on the Run – Paul McCartney & Wings
The Beautiful Ones – Prince
Be Born in Me – Francesca Battistelli
Begin the Beguine – Cole Porter
Because the Night – Patti Smith/Bruce Springsteen
Bein’ With You – Smokey Robinson
Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
Black Star – Radiohead
Blackbird – The Beatles
Blue Bayou – Roy Orbison/Linda Rondstadt
Blue Moon – Frank Sinatra
Brand New Key – Melanie
Bus Stop – The Hollies
California Dreamin’ – The Mamas & the Papas
Carrie-Anne – The Hollies
Come and Get It – Badfinger
Come Back to Sorrento — (opera + Dean Martin)
Come Fly With Me – Frank Sinatra
Come Go With Me – The Del-Vikings
Come Softly to Me – The Fleetwoods
Comfortably Numb – Pink Floyd
Complicated – Avril Lavigne
Cosmic Love – Florence + the Machine
Crazy – Patsy Cline/Willie Nelson
Crazy Love – Van Morrisson
Dancin’ in the Moonlight – King Harvest/Toploader
Dancing Queen – ABBA
Day After Day – Badfinger
Daydream – Lovin’ Spoonful
A Day in the Life – The Beatles
Dig a Pony – The Beatles
Disarm – Smashing Pumpkins
Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
Down Under – Men at Work
Dust in the Wind – Kansas
Eleanor Rigby – The Beatles
Elenore – The Turtles
Empire State of Mind – Alicia Keys/JayZ
Escape (Pina Colada Song) – Rupert Holmes
Every Breath You Take – The Police
Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic – The Police
Everyday – Buddy Holly
Fairy Tale – Guang Liang
Fallin’ – Alicia Keys
Fields of Gold – Sting
First Love – Utada Hikaru
Fixing a Hole – The Beatles
Flower Duet – Delibes (classical)
Fly Me to the Moon – Frank Sinatra
Forever Young – Alphaville/JayZ
From This Moment On – Shania Twain
Für Elise (Album Leaves) – Beethoven (classical)
Game of Thrones – Main Theme
Ghost Riders in the Sky – Frankie Lane
Girl – The Beatles
Girl from Ipanema, The – Antonio Carlos Jobim/Astrud Gilberto
Girl with the Flaxen Hair – Debussy (classical)
Golden Years – David Bowie
Gypsy – Fleetwood Mac
Groovin’ – The Rascals
Habanera – Bizet (opera) from Carmen
Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen/Jeff Buckley
Head Over Heels – Tears for Fears
Here Comes the Sun – The Beatles
Hero Comes Home, A – from the film Beowulf
Heroes – David Bowie
Hornpipe from Water Music – Handel (classical)
Hotel California – The Eagles
How Long Will I Love You – Elle Goulding
Human Nature – Michael Jackson
Hungry Like the Wolf – Duran Duran
I Only Have Eyes For You – The Flamingoes
I Want It That Way – Backstreet Boys
I Will – The Beatles
I Will Follow Him – Little Peggy March
If It’s Magic – Stevie Wonder
I’m Only Sleeping – The Beatles
If – Bread
If You Could Read My Mind – Gordon Lightfoot
I’m Not in Love – 10CC
I’m on Fire – Bruce Springsteen
In My Life – The Beatles
Is This Love – Bob Marley
Island Song – Theme from “Adventure Time”
It Had to Be You – from “Casablanca”
It Might as Well Be Spring – Rodgers & Hammerstein, Sinatra
It Must Be Love – Madness
I’ve Dreamed of You – Barbra Streisand
Jenny Wren – Paul McCartney
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – Bach (classical)
Just Like Heaven – The Cure
Just the Two of Us – Bill Withers
Killing Me Softly – Roberta Flack/The Fugees
Kiss from a Rose – Seal
Kokomo – The Beach Boys
La Vie En Rose – Edith Piaf
Lady Be Good – Cole Porter
Lady in Red, The – Chris de Burgh
Lara’s Theme – Dr. Zhivago
Latch – Disclosure/Sam Smith
Layla – Eric Clapton
Let Me Roll It – Paul McCartney
Life on Mars – David Bowie
Light My Fire – The Doors
Little Red Riding Hood – Sam the Sham & The Pharoahs
Lola – The Kinks
Love Boat – The Love Boat Theme
Love Me Tender – Elvis Presley
Love My Way – The Psychedelic Furs
Love You More Each Day – Jacky Cheung
Lover’s Concerto – The Toys (from a Bach melody)
Lullaby – The Dixie Chicks
Man Who Sold the World, The – David Bowie
Man with the Child in his Eyes, The – Kate Bush
Mandy – Barry Manilow
Major Earth Minor Sky – a-ha
Marry Me – Train
Marry You – Bruno Mars
Material Girl – Madonna
Maxwell’s Silver Hammer – The Beatles
The Mighty Quinn (Quinn the Eskimo) – Bob Dylan/Manfred Mann
Moon River – Breakfast at Tiffany’s/Henry Mancini
Moonage Daydream – David Bowie
More Than This – Roxy Music
Morrowind, Call of Magic – Morrowind Main Theme
Mr. Tambourine Man – The Byrds/Bob Dylan
Mull of Kintyre – Paul McCartney & Wings
My Heart Will Go On (Titanic) – Celine Dion
My Love – Paul McCartney & Wings
My Way – Frank Sinatra
Natural Woman – Aretha Franklin/Carole King
Nature Boy – Nat “King” Cole
Norwegian Wood – The Beatles
O Mio Babbino Caro – Puccini (opera)
Old-Fashioned Love Song – Three Dog Night
One Hand, One Heart – from West Side Story
One of Us – Joan Osborne
The Only Exception – Paramore
Only Time – Enya
Out of My League – Stephen Speaks
Over the Rainbow (both the traditional & the Hawaiian version)
Overjoyed – Stevie Wonder
Pachelbel’s Canon in D – (classical)
Paint It Black – The Rolling Stones
Paparazzi – Lady Gaga
Peg – Steely Dan
Point of Know Return – Kansas
Poison Ivy – The Coasters
The Prayer – Celine Dion & Andrea Bocelli
Prince of Denmark’s March / Trumpet Voluntary – Jeremiah Clarke (classical)
Rain, the Park & Other Things – The Cowsills
Ready for the Times to Get Better – Crystal Gayle
Rebellion (Lies) – Arcade Fire
Ribbon in the Sky – Stevie Wonder
Ring of Fire – Johnny Cash
Rose, The – Bette Midler
Royals – Lorde
Ruby Tuesday – The Rolling Stones
Runaway – Del Shannon
Scarborough Fair – Simon & Garfunkel
Sea of Love – The Honeydrippers/Cat Power/Phil Phillips
She Keeps Me Warm – Mary Lambert
Shine On You Crazy Diamond – Pink Floyd
Skye Boat Song – theme from “Outlander”
Skylark – Hoagy Carmichael/Johnny Mercer
Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana
Smooth Operator – Sade
Solitary Man – Neil Diamond
Someone Like You – Adele
Someone to Watch Over Me – Ella Fitgerald/Sinatra
Something – The Beatles
Somewhere – West Side Story
Somewhere Only We Know – Keane / Lily Allen
Song for Someone – U2
Song of Joy – Beethoven (classical)
Song of the Siren – Tim Buckley/This Mortal Coil
Songbird – Eva Cassidy, Fleetwood Mac)
Sound of Silence, The – Simon & Garfunkel
Space Oddity (Major Tom) – David Bowie
Speak Softly Love – Theme from “The Godfather”
Speechless – Lady Gaga
Stairway to Heaven – Led Zeppelin
Star Wars: Main Theme, Imperial March, The Throne Room
Stardust – Hoagy Carmichael
Starman – David Bowie
Stay – Rihanna
Step – Vampire Weekend
Stop Your Sobbing – The Pretenders/The Kinks
Strawberry Fields Forever – The Beatles
Stranger in Paradise – Kismet (Broadway)
Stuck Like Glue – Sugarland
Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
Sweet Child O’ Mine – Guns N Roses
Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) – The Eurythmics
Take a Message to Mary – The Everly Brothers
Take On Me – a-ha
Thanks for the Memory – Nina Simone/Bob Hope
That’s Amore — Dean Martin
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
This Woman’s Work – Kate Bush
Thousand Years, A – Christina Perri
Til I Kissed You – The Everly Brothers
Time of the Season – The Zombies
Time to Say Goodbye – Andrea Bocelli/Sarah Brightman
Tiny Dancer – Elton John
Total Eclipse of the Heart – Bonnie Tyler
Unforgettable – Nat King Cole/Natalie Cole
Venus – Frankie Avalon
Voices Carry – Til Tuesday
Wake Up – Arcade Fire
Waiting All Night – Phish
Waterloo Sunset – The Kinks
The Way We Were – Barbra Streisand
Way You Look Tonight, The – Frank Sinatra
Wear Your Love Like Heaven – Donovan
West Coast – Lana Del Ray
When I Fall in Love – Nat “King” Cole
When I’m 64 — The Beatles
White Bird – It’s a Beautiful Day
Who’s That Girl – Eurythmics
Wild Horses – The Rolling Stones
Wind Beneath My Wings – Bette Midler
Without You (China Doll) – Lana Del Rey
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
Wouldn’t It Be Nice – Beach Boys – in F
You Make My Dreams Come True – Hall & Oates
You Needed Me – Anne Murray
You Send Me – Sam Cooke
Young and Beautiful – Lana Del Rey
Your Song – Elton John
You’ve Got the Love – Florence + the Machine
Ziggy Stardust – David Bowie

Celtic (to name a few…)

Danny Boy – Celtic
Believe Me if All Those Endearing Young Charms – Celtic
Bendemeer’s Stream – Celtic
The Blackbird – Celtic
The Castle of Dromore – Celtic
Celtic Alleluia – Celtic
Fairytale of New York – Celtic (The Pogues)
The Fanaid Grove – Celtic
Farewell! But Whenever You Welcome the Hour – Celtic
Farewell to Liverpool – Celtic
Fields of Athenry – Celtic
Four Green Fields – Celtic
The Foggy Dew – Celtic
The Galway Shawl – Celtic
The Gartan Mother’s Lullaby – Celtic
The Girl I Left Behind Me – Celtic
Greensleeves – Celtic
The Gyspsy Rover – Celtic
How Are Things in Glocca Morra – Celtic (Finian’s Rainbow)
Irish Wedding Song – Celtic
Isle of Innisfree – Celtic (The Quiet Man)
Kathleen Mavourneen – Celtic
Kerry Dance – Celtic
The Lark in the Clear Air – Celtic
The Lark in the Morning
The Last Rose of Summer – Celtic
The Lea Rig — Celtic
The Leprechaun – Celtic
Limerick is Beautiful – Celtic
Look to the Rainbow – Celtic (Finian’s Rainbow)
Molly Malone (Cockles and Mussels) – Celtic
My Lagan Love – Celtic
My Wild Irish Rose – Celtic
My Yellow-Haired Lad – Celtic
The Parting Glass – Celtic
The Rakes of Mallow – Celtic
Rosin the Bow – Celtic
Salley Gardens – Celtic
She Moved Through the Fair – Celtic
Shule Aroon – Celtic
Skye Boat Song – Celtic
Star of the County Down – Celtic
Streets of New York – Celtic (The Wolftones)
Sweet Carnloch Bay – Celtic
Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ra – Celtic
The Town I Loved So Well – Celtic
The Water is Wide – Celtic
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling – Celtic
Will Ye Go, Lassie – Celtic

Opera, Classical Voice (to name a few…)

O Mio Babbino Caro – from Gianni Schicchi (Giacomo Puccini)
Panis Angelicus – (Cesar Franck, St. Thomas Aquinas)
Procession – from A Ceremony of Carols (Benjamin Britten)
Habanera – from Carmen (Georges Bizet)
Gebürt Maria – from Das Marienleben (Paul Hindemith)
Can She Excuse My Wrongs? – (John Dowland)
The Trees on the Mountains – from Susannah (Carlisle Floyd)
Flower Duet – from Lakme (Léo Delibes)
Se tu m’ami – 18th century Italian art song (Alessandro Parisotti)
Monica’s Waltz – from The Medium (Gian Carlo Menotti)
Art Is Calling for Me (I Long to Be a Prima Donna) – from
The Enchantress (Victor Herbert)
Ave Maria – (Franz Schubert)
“O säh’ ich auf der Haide dort” – (Felix Mendelssohn)
Con Te Partiro (Time to Say Goodbye) – Andrea Bocelli
& Sarah Brightman
Ach, ich fühl’s – from Die Zauberflote/The Magic Flute (Mozart)
Torna a Surriento (Come Back to Sorrento) – (Neapolitan
opera song)
Nacht – (Richard Strauss)
Fine Knacks for Ladies – (John Dowland)
Pie Jesu – from Requiem (Gabriel Fauré)