Tonin Harapi

Tonin Harapi (1926–1992) was an Albanian composer and teacher.[1] He was born in Shkodër, Albania. He studied composition in Moscow, USSR. He was professor of composition at the Conservatory of Tirana; and the winner of many prizes and titles.


Kenge, Albanian Piano Music, Vol. 1, Kirsten Johnson, piano, Guild GMCD 7257; includes Harapi's Romance in A-flat, Valle: andante con moto, Nji dhimb je e vogel (A Little Pain), Valle: allegro vivo, Romance in A minor, Moll 'e kuqe top sheqere (A Candied Apple), Waltz on a Popular Theme.

Rapsodi, Albanian Piano Music, Vol. 2, Kirsten Johnson, piano, Guild GMCD 7300; includes Harapi's Sonatina, Kenge mbremje (Evening Song), and Theme and Variations.


  1. ^ Koço, Eno (2004). Albanian Urban Lyric Song in the 1930s. 1. Scarecrow Press. p. 251. ISBN 9780810848900.