The Blind Fiddler

Peter Maxwell Davies

Year

1976


Duration

43'


Instrumentation

mezzo-soprano - flute (=piccolo, alto flute), clarinet in A or basset clarinet (=bass clarinet), percussion, harpsichord (=celesta), guitar, violin, violoncello


Genre

Chamber Music


Text/Libretto

George Mackay Brown (from: A Spell for Green Corn)


Commission

Newtown Concert Society, Edinburgh


Premiere

Edinburgh, Freemasons' Hall, 20 February 1976: Mary Thomas, mezzo-soprano / The Fires of London, Peter Maxwell Davies (cond.)


Publisher

Boosey & Hawkes


Source

composer homepage;