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Peter Maxwell Davies

Publisher: Chester Music

Sea Runes (1986)
commissioned by the King's Singers with funds provided by the Ford Motor Co. Ltd
Publisher
Chester Music Ltd
Category
Chorus a cappella / Chorus plus 1 instrument
Year Composed
1986
Duration
3 Minutes
Chorus
A[S]ATBBB
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Peter Maxwell Davies Sea Runes (1986)
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SEA RUNES is a haunting and evocative setting of a group of six poems by the Orkney poet, George Mackay Brown and was written as a companion piece to THE HOUSE OF WINTER. The contrasting poems are:

• Five Crags
• Elder
• Crofter/Fisherman
• Shopkeeper
• New Boat
• Fishmonger

The first performance was given on 16 November 1986 at the Alice Tully Hall, New York by the King’s Singers.


Peter Maxwell Davies
1977

  • Ensemble
    BBC Singers
    Conductor
    Simon Joly
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